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Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great
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Alexander was born into the royal family of Macedonia, the kingdom that would soon rule over Greece. Tutored as a boy by Aristotle, Alexander had an inquisitive mind that would serve him well when he faced formidable obstacles during his military campaigns. Shortly after taking command of the army, he launched an invasion of the Persian Empire, and continued his conquests as far south as the deserts of Egypt and as far east as the mountains of present-day Pakistan and the plains of India. In


Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and the Battle of Trafalgar
Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and the Battle of Trafalgar
By HarperAudio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
In Seize the Fire, Adam Nicolson, author of the widely acclaimed God's Secretaries, takes the great naval battle of Trafalgar, fought between the British and Franco-Spanish fleets in October 1805, and uses it to examine our idea of heroism and the heroic. Is violence a necessary aspect of the hero? And daring? Why did the cult of the hero flower in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in a way it hadn't for two hundred years? Was the figure of Nelson—intemperate, charming, theatrical,


Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom
Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom
By Penguin Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
A landmark biography by the New York Times best-selling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World that reveals how Genghis harnessed the power of religion to rule the largest empire the world has ever known. Throughout history the world's greatest conquerors have made their marks not just on the battlefield but in the societies they have transformed. Genghis Khan conquered by arms and bravery, but he ruled by commerce and religion. He created the world's greatest trading


The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty
The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
For the first time in decades, here, in a single volume, is a fresh look at the fabled Tudor dynasty, comprising some of the most enigmatic figures ever to rule a country. Acclaimed historian G. J. Meyer reveals the flesh-and-bone reality in all its wild excess. In 1485, young Henry Tudor, whose claim to the throne was so weak as to be almost laughable, crossed the English Channel from France at the head of a ragtag little army and took the crown from the family that had ruled England for


Stalin: Breaker of Nations
Stalin: Breaker of Nations
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ean: 9781470887261, isbn: 1470887266,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Of all the despots of our time, Joseph Stalin lasted the longest and wielded the greatest power, and his secrets have been the most jealously guarded—even after his death.In this book, the first to draw from recently released archives, Robert Conquest gives us Stalin as a child and student; as a revolutionary and communist theoretician; as a political animal skilled in amassing power and absolutely ruthless in maintaining it. He presents the landmarks of Stalin's rule: the clash with Lenin;


Joan of Arc: A History
Joan of Arc: A History
By Tantor Audio
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Helen Castor tells afresh the gripping story of the peasant girl from Domremy who hears voices from God, leads the French army to victory, is burned at the stake for heresy, and eventually becomes a saint. But unlike the traditional narrative, a story already shaped by the knowledge of what Joan would become and told in hindsight, Castor's Joan of Arc: A History takes us back to 15th century France and tells the story forwards. Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman


The Borgias: The Hidden History
The Borgias: The Hidden History
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in a remarkable new account by the acclaimed author of The Tudors and A World Undone. Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias for centuries, G. J. Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait of the infamous Renaissance family and their storied milieu. The Borgias They burst out of obscurity in Spain not only to capture the great prize of the papacy, but to do so twice.


The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen and the King's Mother
The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen and the King's Mother
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
In this unique illustrated presentation, Gregory and her fellow historians describe the extraordinary lives of the heroines of her Cousins' War books: Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford; Elizabeth Woodville, Queen of England; and Margaret Beaufort, the founder of the Tudor dynasty. In her essay on Jacquetta, Philippa Gregory uses original documents, archaeology and histories of myth and witchcraft to create the first-ever biography of the young duchess who was to survive two reigns and two wars to


The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Volume I: 1660 - 1663
The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Volume I: 1660 - 1663
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ean: 9781843798392, isbn: 1843798395,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
The Diary of Samuel Pepys is one of the most entertaining documents in English history. Written between 1660 and 1669, as Pepys was establishing himself as a key administrator in the naval office, it is an intimate portrait of life in 17th-century England covering his professional and personal activities, including, famously, his love of music, theatre, food, wine and his peccadilloes. This Naxos AudioBooks production is the world premiere recording of the diary in its entirety. It has been


Hitler's Forgotten Children: A True Story of the Lebensborn Program and One Woman's Search for Her Real Identity
Hitler's Forgotten Children: A True Story of the Lebensborn Program and One Woman's Search for Her Real Identity
By Penguin Audio
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Created by Heinrich Himmler, the Lebensborn program abducted as many as half a million children from across Europe. Through a process called Germanization, they were to become the next generation of the Aryan master race in the second phase of the Final Solution. In the summer of 1942, parents across Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia were required to submit their children to medical checks designed to assess racial purity. One such child, Erika Matko, was nine months old when Nazi doctors declared her


Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781504625371, isbn: 1504625374,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
[Read by Karen Cass] The award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators -- her father, Josef Stalin. Born in the early years of the Soviet Union, Svetlana Stalin spent her youth inside the walls of the Kremlin. Communist Party privilege protected her from the mass starvation and purges that haunted Russia, but she did not escape


The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume Three: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume Three: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
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ean: 9781470819545, isbn: 1470819546,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
[MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.] [Read by Clive Chafer ]More than twenty years in the making -- this is the third and final volume of William Manchester's biography of Winston Spencer Churchill. The Last Lion presents a revelatory and unparalleled portrait of this brilliant, flawed, and dynamic leader. This is popular history at its most stirring. Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, Defender of the Realm, the third volume of William Manchester's The Last Lion, picks up shortly after Winston


Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia, and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots
Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia, and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots
By Hachette Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
The captivating story of four unforgettable sisters and their glamorous mother, Elizabeth Stuart, granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots  Young Elizabeth Stuart was thrust into a life of wealth and splendor when her godmother, Queen Elizabeth I, died and her father, James I, ascended to the illustrious throne of England. At 16 she was married to a dashing German count far below her rank, with the understanding that James would help her husband achieve the crown of Bohemia. Her father's


Thomas Wolsey, the Late Cardinal: His Life and Death (Library Edition)
Thomas Wolsey, the Late Cardinal: His Life and Death (Library Edition)
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ean: 9781441758149, isbn: 1441758143,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
This extraordinary ''eye-witness'' account of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey's rise and fall from power was written between 1554 and 1558 by his gentleman-usher, George Cavendish, who was privy to so much of the Cardinal's ambitious endeavors. However, Cavendish prudently waited a long time before chronicling his observations for fear of his life, as there were those who may have take his memoirs the wrong way. Cavendish describes in great detail the daily life of Wolsey, listing his huge household of


The Man with the Poison Gun: A Cold War Spy Story
The Man with the Poison Gun: A Cold War Spy Story
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
In the fall of 1961, KGB assassin Bogdan Stashinsky defected to West Germany. After spilling his secrets to the CIA, Stashinsky was put on trial in what would be the most publicized assassination case of the entire Cold War. The publicity stirred up by the Stashinsky case forced the KGB to change its modus operandi abroad and helped end the career of Aleksandr Shelepin, one of the most ambitious and dangerous Soviet leaders. Stashinsky's testimony, implicating the Kremlin rulers in political


The Twelve Caesars
The Twelve Caesars
By Audio Connoisseur
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
From the dignified grace of Augustus to the cruel debauchery of Nero, this history chronicles all the vices and virtues of the first 12 rulers of Imperial Rome. The Twelve Caesars was written based on the information of eyewitnesses and public records. It conveys a very accurate picture of court life in Rome and contains some of the raciest and most salacious material to be found in all of ancient literature. The writing is clear, simple and easy to understand, and the numerous anecdotes of


Sister Queens: The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
Sister Queens: The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
By Random House Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The history books have cast Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of King Henry VIII of England, as the ultimate symbol of the Betrayed Woman, cruelly tossed aside in favor of her husband's seductive mistress, Anne Boleyn. Katherine's sister, Juana of Castile, wife of Philip of Burgundy and mother of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, is portrayed as ''Juana the Mad'', whose erratic behavior included keeping her beloved late husband's coffin beside her for years. But historian Julia Fox, whose


The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
By Random House Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
The hilarious and loving sequel to a hilarious and loving classic of travel writing: Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson's valentine to his adopted country of England. In 1995, Bill Bryson got into his car and took a weeks-long farewell motoring trip about England before moving his family back to the United States. The book about that trip, Notes from a Small Island, is uproarious and endlessly endearing, one of the most acute and affectionate portrayals of England in all its glorious


The Cost of Courage
The Cost of Courage
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
In the autumn of 1943, André Boulloche became de Gaulle's military delegate in Paris, coordinating all the Resistance movements in the nine northern regions of France only to be betrayed by one of his associates, arrested, wounded by the Gestapo, and taken prisoner. His sisters carried on the fight without him until the end of the war. André survived three concentration camps and later became a prominent French politician who devoted the rest of his life to reconciliation of France and


Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch
Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch
By Random House Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
In this magisterial new biography, New York Times best-selling author Sally Bedell Smith brings to life one of the world's most fascinating and enigmatic women: Queen Elizabeth II. From the moment of her ascension to the throne in 1952 at the age of twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the object of unparalleled scrutiny. But through the fog of glamour and gossip, how well do we really know the world's most famous monarch? Drawing on numerous interviews and never-before-revealed



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