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Revolution 2.0: The Power of the People Is Greater Than the People in Power - A Memoir
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
The revolutions sweeping the Middle East in 2011 were unlike any the world had ever seen. Brutal regimes that had been in power for many decades were suddenly swarmed by unstoppable mobs of freedom seekers. Now, one of the key figures behind the Egyptian uprising tells the riveting inside story of what happened and presents lessons for all of us on how to unleash the power of crowds. Wael Ghonim was a little-known 30-year-old Google executive in the fall of 2010 when he anonymously launched a


An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa (1942-1943): The Liberation Trilogy, Volume 1
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Pulitzer Prize, History, 2003 The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is a story of courage and enduring triumph, of calamity and miscalculation. In this first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson shows why no modern learner can understand the ultimate victory of the Allied powers without a grasp of the great drama that unfolded in North Africa in 1942 and 1943. That first year of the Allied war was a pivotal point in American history, the moment when the


In the Company of Heroes: The True Story of Black Hawk Pilot Michael Durant and the Men Who Fought and Fell at Mogadishu
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
''Ranger, Ranger, you die Somalia!'' shouted the enraged Somali voices surrounding Blackhawk helicopter pilot Michael J. Durant, his bird shot down by a well-placed rocket-propelled grenade. With his devastating injuries, Durant would be lucky to survive the night. ''Mike Durant...Mike Durant...'' came the disembodied voice floating above the war-torn streets of Mogadishu, mixed in with the steady drone of a large U.S. Army helicopter. ''Mike Durant...We will not leave without you!'' Piloting


Mandela: An Audio History
By HighBridge Audio
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ean: 9781622314331, isbn: 1622314336,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Recognized as one of the most comprehensive oral histories of apartheid ever broadcast (NPR, BBC, CBC, SABC), Mandela: An Audio History tells the story of the struggle against apartheid through rare sound recordings. The series weaves together more than 50 first-person interviews�with an unprecedented collection of archival sound: a rare recording of the 1964 trial that resulted in Mandela's life sentence; a visit between Mandela and his family secretly taped by a prison guard; marching songs


Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela: Booktrack Edition
By Hachette Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela: Booktrack Edition adds an immersive musical soundtrack to your audiobook listening experience! * The book that inspired the major motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.  Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: An international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his


The Old Way: A Story of the First People
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
One of our most influential anthropologists reevaluates her long and illustrious career by returning to her roots – and the roots of life as we know it. When Elizabeth Marshall Thomas first arrived in Africa to live among the Kalahari San, or bushmen, it was 1950, she was 19 years old, and these last surviving hunter-gatherers were living as humans had lived for 15,000 centuries. Thomas wound up writing about their world in a seminal work, The Harmless People. It has never gone out of


The Storied City: The Quest for Timbuktu and the Fantastic Mission to Save Its Past
By Penguin Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
To Westerners, the name Timbuktu long conjured a tantalizing paradise, an African El Dorado where even the slaves wore gold. Beginning in the late 18th century, a series of explorers gripped by the fever for ''discovery'' tried repeatedly to reach the fabled city. But one expedition after another went disastrously awry, succumbing to attack, the climate, and disease. Timbuktu was rich in another way, too. A medieval center of learning, it was home to tens of thousands - according to some,


Young Mandela: The Revolutionary Years
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Nelson Mandela is well known throughout the world as a heroic leader who symbolizes freedom and moral authority. He is fixed in the public mind as the world's elder statesman-the gray-haired man with a kindly smile who spent 27 years in prison before becoming the first black president of South Africa. But Nelson Mandela was not always elderly or benign. In Young Mandela, David James Smith takes us deep into the heart of racist South Africa to paint a portrait of the Mandela that many have


Mandela: An Audio History: Commemorative Edition
By HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2015 Recognized as one of the most comprehensive oral histories of apartheid ever broadcast (NPR, BBC, CBC, SABC), Mandela: An Audio History tells the story of the struggle against apartheid through rare sound recordings. The series weaves together more than 50 first-person interviews with an unprecedented collection of archival sound: a rare recording of the 1964 trial that resulted in Mandela's life sentence; a visit between Mandela and his family


13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi
By Unknown
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
The harrowing, true account from the brave men on the ground who fought back during the Battle of Benghazi. 13 Hours presents, for the first time ever, the true account of the events of September 11, 2012, when terrorists attacked the US State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya. A team of six American security operators fought to repel the attackers and protect the Americans stationed there. Those men went beyond the call of duty,


Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America; Sixth Revised Edition
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780140178227, isbn: 0140178228,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
Traces black history from its origins in western Africa, through the transatlantic journey and slavery, the Reconstruction period, the Jim Crow era, and the civil rights movement, to life in the 1990s. Reprint. 35,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.Great product!.


Medinas: Morocco's Hidden Cities (English, Arabic and French Edition)
By Brand: Assouline
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ean: 9782843230516, isbn: 2843230519,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
Fascinated by the medinas, or Muslim districts, of Morocco's cities, leading French photographer Jean-Marc Tingaud received permission from the Moroccan Palace authorities to photograph these mysterious worlds of a bygone age. Capturing the historic past of a country over 1000 years old, each image in this book is like a painting, transporting the viewer into a timeless atmosphere of calm and neglected beauty. The photographs are accompanied by a series of poems by Morocco's foremost author,


Diamond: A Journey to the Heart of an Obsession
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
In Diamond, Matthew Hart embarks on a journey into an obsessive, largely hidden, and utterly fascinating world. The geology of diamonds explains how hard it is to find them. Diamonds are accidents of nature, carbon crystals compressed deep underground billions of years ago; parts of them, it is even thought, may predate the Earth itself. They are also elusive, carried to the surface only in slender volcanoes known as ''pipes,'' most of which are actually barren. Weaving science and history


Black Hawk Down
By Brand: Simon n Schuster Audio
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ean: 9780743509916, isbn: 0743509919,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
A searing portrayal of modern warfare recounts a 1993 firefight in Mogadishu, Somalia that resulted in the deaths of eighteen Americans and more than five hundred Somalis, examining the rationales behind the disastrous raid. (Tie-in to November 2001 film directed by Ridley Scott and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.) Read by Joe Morton, with an intro read by the author. Journalist Mark Bowden delivers a strikingly detailed account of the 1993 nightmare operation in Mogadishu that left 18 American


Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
After the Civil War, African Americans placed poignant ''information wanted'' advertisements in newspapers, searching for missing family members. Inspired by the power of these ads, Heather Andrea Williams uses slave narratives, letters, interviews, public records, and diaries to guide listeners back to devastating moments of family separation during slavery when people were sold away from parents, siblings, spouses, and children. Williams explores these heartbreaking stories and the long,


The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515901921, isbn: 1515901920,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
Harris County, Georgia, 1912. A white man, the beloved nephew of the county sheriff, is shot dead on the porch of a black woman. Days later, the sheriff sanctions the lynching of a black woman and three black men, all of them innocent. For Karen Branan, the great-granddaughter of that sheriff, this isn't just history; this is family history.Branan spent nearly twenty years combing through diaries and letters, hunting for clues in libraries and archives throughout the United States to piece


The Arabs: A History
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515903154, isbn: 151590315X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
In this definitive history of the modern Arab world, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan draws extensively on Arab sources and texts to place the Arab experience in its crucial historical context for the first time. Tracing five centuries of Arab history, Rogan reveals that there was an age when the Arabs set the rules for the rest of the world. Today, however, the Arab world's sense of subjection to external powers carries vast consequences for both the region and Westerners who attempt to


City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Situated hundreds of miles from any other settlement, deep within the inhospitable desert of Northern Kenya, Dadaab is a city like no other. Its buildings are made from mud, sticks, or plastic; its entire economy is gray; and its citizens survive on rations and luck. Over the course of four years, Ben Rawlence became a firsthand witness to a strange and desperate limbo-land, getting to know many of those who have come there seeking sanctuary. Among them are Guled, a former child soldier who


Black Hawk Down
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Ninety-nine elite American soldiers are trapped in the middle of a hostile city. As night falls, they are surrounded by thousands of enemy gunmen. Their wounded are bleeding to death. Their ammunition and supplies are dwindling. This is the story of how they got there - and how they fought their way out. This is the story of war. Black Hawk Down drops you into a crowded marketplace in the heart of Mogadishu, Somalia with the U.S. Special Forces and puts you in the middle of the most intense


The African-American Odyssey with Audio CD: Combined Volume
By Prentice Hall
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ean: 9780135718520, isbn: 013571852X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
This historical journey through United States history chronicles the African American experience from its origin to the present, with a sophisticated yet clearly written style. The book also follows what is happening in the larger American society from the individual and group outlooks of African Americans. It focuses on African Americans at the center of such pivotal events as military conflicts, eras of settlement and expansion, slavery and abolition, emancipation and reconstruction,



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