History - Europe - Western

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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, B...

Tom Reiss

By the author of the internationally bestselling biography The Orientalist, The Black Count brings to life one of history's great forgotten heroes: a man almost unknown today yet with a personal story that is strikingly familiar.  Hi...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2012

Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance ...

Thomas Cahill

From the inimitable and bestselling author Thomas Cahill, another popular history, focusing on the Renaissance and Reformation and how this innovative period changed the Western world.  In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2013

The Basque: History of the World

Mark Kurlansky

The buzz about the Guggenheim Bilbão aside, the Basques seldom get good press--from the 12th-century Codex of Calixtus ('A Basque or Navarrese would do in a French man for a copper coin') to current news items about ETA, the Basque n...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2006

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Vo...

Alfred Lansing

A well-researched story recounts how explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew battled against almost insuperable odds to return to civilization after their ship Endurance sank near the South Pole in 1914. Read by Tim Piggott-Smith.

Abridged CD
Published: Dec 2002

The Death of Caesar: The Story of His...

Barry Strauss

William Shakespeare's gripping play showed Caesar's assassination to be an amateur and idealistic affair. The real killing, however, was a carefully planned paramilitary operation, a generals' plot put together by Caesar's disaffected...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2015
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