History - General

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The Face of Battle

John Keegan

[This is the MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.] [Read by Robert Whitfield, aka Simon Vance] In this major and wholly original contribution to military history, John Keegan reverses the usual convention of writing about war in term...

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Published: Jan 2012

Consider the Fork: A History of How W...

Bee Wilson

Since prehistory, humans have braved the business ends of knives, scrapers, and mashers, all in the name of creating something delicious-or at least edible. In Consider the Fork, award-winning food writer and historian Bee Wilson trac...

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Published: Oct 2012

Imperial Life in the Emerald City

Rajiv Chandrasekaran

The Washington Post’s former Baghdad bureau chief Rajiv Chandrasekaran takes us with him into the Zone: into a bubble, cut off from wartime realities, where the task of reconstructing a devastated nation competed with the distra...

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Published: Jan 2007

Not A Good Day To Die: The Untold Sto...

Sean Naylor

In this New York Times bestseller, award-winning combat reporter Sean Naylor reveals how close American forces came to disaster in Afghanistan against Al Qaida-after easily defeating the ragtag Taliban that had sheltered the terrorist...

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Published: Mar 2005

The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt,...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

After Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin wields her magic on another larger-than-life president, and another momentous and raucous American time period as she brings Theodore Roosevelt, the muck...

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Published: Oct 2013

The Miracle of Dunkirk

Walter Lord

An account of the evacuation of Dunkirk in May 1940 based on interviews with participants, official correspondence and archive material.

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Published: Sep 2009

Napoleon's Wars: An International His...

Charles Esdaile

A magisterial account of the wars that engulfed Europe during the rise and fall of Napoleon.

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Published: Nov 2008

A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story o...

Robert J. Mrazek

In the tradition of Band of Brothers, this is the untold story of a squadron of navy pilots whose heroism was decisive in America's victory in the Pacific.

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Published: Nov 2008

Citizens of London: The Americans Who...

Lynne Olson

From the acclaimed author of Troublesome Young Men comes a major new World War II history that describes the developments of America's crucial wartime alliance with England that became so decisive in defeating Hitler.

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Published: Feb 2010

Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the...

Lydia Pyne

Over the last century, the search for human ancestors has spanned four continents and resulted in the discovery of hundreds of fossils. While most of these discoveries live quietly in museums, there are a few that have become world-re...

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Published: Aug 2016

The Diary of a Dirty Little War: The ...

Harvey Rosenfeld

[This is the MP3CD audiobook format.] From its beginnings, America has acted out much of its history on the battlefront. Yet for the average American, little is known of the Spanish-American War. The reasons for our entry never see...

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Published: Dec 2011

Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for St...

William Craig

A classic work of World War II history that brings to vivid, dramatic life one of the bloodiest battles ever fought―and the beginning of the end for the Third Reich.On August 5, 1942, giant pillars of dust rose over the Russian step...

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Published: Apr 2016

Secrets of the Kingdom: The Inside St...

Gerald Posner

This investigative report on the House of Saud, and its connections to America's business and political communities, uncovers a wealth of information and asks some profoundly disturbing questions about what was long considered America...

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Published: Jun 2005

Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape o...

The true story made famous in Werner Herzog's acclaimed film Rescue Dawn---the incredible drama of the pilot who overcame seemingly insurmountable odds to lead a mass escape from a POW camp deep in the Laotian jungle.

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Published: Jun 2010

Conquering Gotham: A Gilded Age Epic:...

Jill Jonnes

* Mp3 CD Format *. The demolition of Penn Station in 1963 destroyed not just a soaring neoclassical edifice but also a building that commemorated one of the last centurys great engineering feats---the construction of railroad tunnels ...

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Published: May 2007

Lincoln's Letters, Essays and Speeche...

Abraham Lincoln

Details Size Height: 7.3 in Width: 5.3 in Thickness: 0.5 in Weight: 3.2 oz

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Published: Oct 2008

Iwo Jima: World War II Veterans Remem...

Larry Smith

The men who fought and survived the deadliest battle of the Pacific come to life in this powerful oral history.

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Published: Jul 2008

A Different Mirror: A History of Mult...

Ronald Takaki

Ronald Takaki's critically acclaimed A Different Mirror is a dramatic retelling of our nation's past that relates the history of America in the voice of its non-Anglo peoples, from Native Americans to Muslim refugees from Afghanistan.

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Published: Mar 2011

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the R...

Lawrence Wright

A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America. Lawrence Wright’s re...

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Published: Sep 2006

Patriotic Treason: John Brown and the...

Evan Carton

John Brown is a lightning rod of history. Yet he is poorly understood and most commonly described in stereotypes--as a madman, martyr, or enigma. This illuminating biography brings him to life in scintillating prose and moving detail,...

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Published: Nov 2006

The Demon Under the Microscope: From ...

Thomas Hager

Fast-paced, suspenseful, and utterly satisfying, The Demon Under the Microscope is a sweeping history of the discovery of the first antibiotic and its dramatic effect on the world of medicine and beyond.The Nazis discovered it. The Al...

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Published: Nov 2006

First They Killed My Father: A Daught...

Loung Ung

A harrowing memoir of a Cambodian family shattered by Pol Pot's regime, First They Killed My Father is a powerful, unforgettable story of courage and love in the face of unspeakable brutality.

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Published: Jun 2011

The Millionaires' Unit: The Aristocra...

Marc Wortman

In this fascinating yet little-known chapter of World War I history, journalist Marc Wortman provides a group portrait of young men of privilege--with names like Rockefeller and Morgan--who served in the U.S. Navy Air Reserve, flying ...

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Published: Jun 2006

A Distant Mirror

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

The author looks into the history of Western Europe between 1300 and 1450, drawing parallels with the 20th century and looks into Chaucer, Boccaccio, The Hundred Years' War, pilgrimages, plagues and revolts against a poll tax, amongst...

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Published: Dec 2005

Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Do...

Frederick Douglass

The famous biography of the former slave who became an outstanding orator, minister, and leader offers an eloquent indictment of America's 'peculiar institution,' exposing the conditions of slavery on the plantations of the antebellum...

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Published: Oct 2008

Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, M...

Robert Lacey

Saudi Arabia is a country defined by paradox. It is a modern state driven by contemporary technology and possessed of vast oil deposits, yet its powerful religious establishment would have its customs and practices rolled back a thous...

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Published: Oct 2009

Power, Faith, and Fantasy: American i...

Michael B. Oren

This is the first comprehensive history of America's involvement in the Middle East from George Washington to George W. Bush. Drawing on thousands of government documents and personal letters, this book reconstructs the diverse and re...

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Published: Jun 2007

Commies: A Journey through the Old Le...

Ronald Radosh

Brought up by Communist parents, emerging as a leader of the New Left in the sixties, and becoming disillusioned in the eighties, Radosh tells a moving story of growing up in the other America of the Left and finding the way home at l...

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Published: May 2008

Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, ...

Evan Wright

Based on the author's National Magazine Award-winning series in Rolling Stone, this New York Times bestseller offers a firsthand account of the first warriors of the current generation to enter the Iraq War.

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Published: Sep 2008

Overthrow: America's Century of Regim...

Stephen Kinzer

A fast-paced narrative history of the coups, revolutions, and invasions by which the United States has toppled fourteen foreign governments-not always to its own benefit."Regime change" did not begin with the administration ...

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Published: May 2006
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