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The Age of Voltaire: A History of Civlization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with Special Emphasis on the Conflict between Religion and Philosophy (Story of Civilization, Book 9)
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781504600408, isbn: 1504600401,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
The Age of Voltaire, the ninth volume of The Story of Civilization, is an in-depth examination of France and England in the first half of the eighteenth century. In this masterful work, listeners will encounter the English ideas that inspired the Enlightenment in France; the salons of Paris, where the wits and thinkers of all Europe gathered to exchange ideas; the philosophes-- intellectuals and artists who consulted with kings and queens; Voltaire himself, the incarnation of the Enlightenment;
No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
By Simon & Schuster Audio
4.2 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Pulitzer Prize Winner, History, 1995
No Ordinary Time describes how the isolationist and divided United States of 1940 was unified under the extraordinary leadership of Franklin Roosevelt to become the preeminent economic and military power in the world.
Using diaries, interviews, and White House records of the president's and first lady's comings and goings, Goodwin paints an intimate portrait of the daily conduct of the presidency during wartime and the Roosevelts' extraordinary
The Fall of the Pagans and the Origins of Medieval Christianity
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sku: b026, mpn: new-Nov09usbook-2017-c017508, ean: 9781598037968, isbn: 159803796X,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Why did pagan Rome, which had a history of tolerating other faiths, clash with early Christians? How did Christianity ultimately achieve dominance in the Roman Empire? Discover the answers in these 24 lectures that, together, are a historically focused discussion of the dramatic interaction between Judaism, Christianity, and paganism from the 1st to the 6th centuries. While some philosophical and theological content is included to clarify important points of transition, the focus of these
Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War
4.8 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
The newest installment in the New York Times best-selling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American history.
From the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy's first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War reveals the
The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost
ean: 9781541418325, isbn: 1541418328,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
History has tended to measure war's winners and losers in terms of its major engagements, battles in which the result was so clear-cut that they could be considered ''decisive.'' Cannae, Konigsberg, Austerlitz, Midway, Agincourt-all resonate in the literature of war and in our imaginations as tide-turning. But these legendary battles may or may not have determined the final outcome of the wars in which they were fought. Cathal J. Nolan's The Allure of Battle systematically and engrossingly
Luther's Fortress: Martin Luther and His Reformation Under Siege
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.9 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
From a celebrated religious scholar comes a riveting account of the Catholic Church's failed attempt to crush Martin Luther and his Reformation. In 1521 the Catholic Church was hunting for Martin Luther. Angered by the Christian reformer's unapologetic criticisms of the Church, the Holy Roman emperor had called for him ''to be apprehended and punished as a notorious heretic''. Knowing that inquisitors would murder the monk and crush his fragile movement if they caught him, Luther's followers
The Second World War: The Grand Alliance
4.7 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
The New York Public Library, in looking back on the greatest books of the past century, called Churchill's history ''monumental'' and said that the author ''drew upon thousands of his own memoranda and documents in British archives, but in the end, this epic is structured on his personal experiences and expresses his courage and astonishing self-confidence.''.