History - Europe - Great Britain

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The Lives of the Kings and Queens of ...

Antonia Fraser

The Lives of the Kings and Queens of England surveys the epic saga of England's monarchs, spanning ten great dynasties, from the invading Normans of 1066 to the House of Windsor today. Edited by noted historian Antonia Fraser, the boo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2004

Saxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genet...

Bryan Sykes

WASPs finally get their due in this stimulating history by one of the world's leading geneticists. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts is the most illuminating book yet to be written about the genetic history of Britain and Ireland.

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2006

17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis,...

Andrew Morton

[Read by James Langton]A meticulously researched historical tour de force in the style of the bestselling In the Garden of Beasts. Historian Andrew Morton's 17 Carnations combines his considerable research background with his proven t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2015

The Road to Wigan Pier (Library

George Orwell

This searing yet beautiful firsthand account of the life and working the conditions of industrial workers in the north of England during the 1930s caused Orwell to ask why Socialism had so little appeal.

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2009

Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, ...

Jane Dunn

The first dual biography of two of the world’s most remarkable women—Elizabeth I of England and Mary Queen of Scots—by one of Britain’s “best biographers” (The Sunday Times).In a rich and riveting n...

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 2004

The Pirate Queen: Queen Elizabeth I, ...

Susan Ronald

Dubbed the "pirate queen" by the Vatican and Spain's Philip II, Elizabeth I was feared and admired by her enemies. Extravagant, whimsical, and hot-tempered, Elizabeth was the epitome of power. Her visionary accomplishments were made p...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2007

The Great Pearl Heist: London's Great...

Molly Caldwell Crosby

In the summer of 1913, under the cover of London's perpetual smoggy dusk, two brilliant minds are pitted against each other — a celebrated gentleman thief and a talented Scotland Yard detective — in the greatest jewel heist of the...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2012

Saxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genet...

Bryan Sykes

* Mp3 CD Format *. WASPs finally get their due in this stimulating history by one of the world's leading geneticists.'Saxons, Vikings, and Celts' is the most illuminating book yet to be written about the genetic history of Britain and...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Dec 2006

Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: The Dir...

John Lukacs

A best-selling historian considers Churchill's first speech before Parliament--a speech that transformed both Churchill and the nation he had come to lead. On May 13, 1940, Winston Churchill stood before the House of Commons to deliv...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2008

Pax Britannica - The Climax of an Emp...

Jan Morris

The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morriss magnificent history of the British Empire from 1837 to 1965. Huge in scope and ambition, it is always personal and immediate, bringing the story vividly to life. Pax Britannica, the second vol...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2011

Killers of the King: The Men Who Dare...

Charles Spencer

January, 1649. After seven years of fighting in the bloodiest war in Britain’s history, Parliament had overpowered King Charles I and now faced a problem: what to do with a defeated king, a king who refused to surrender? Parliamenta...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2016

Churchill Confidential: A BBC Radio D...

Charles Wheeler

Norman Brook was Cabinet Under Secretary during the Second World War and took personal, handwritten notes of the exchanges between Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his ministers. The BBC gained exclusive access to his notebooks, a...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2012

When Britain Saved the West: The Stor...

Robin Prior

From the comfortable distance of seven decades, it is quite easy to view the victory of the Allies over Hitler's Germany as inevitable. But in 1940 Great Britain's defeat loomed perilously close, and no other nation stepped up to conf...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2015

A General History of the Pyrates: Fro...

Daniel Defoe

This work was published in 1724 under the pseudonym Captain Charles Johnson by an unknown British author, usually assumed to be Daniel DeFoe. This work is the prime source for the biographies of many well-known pirates of that era and...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2016

The King's Speech: How One Man Saved ...

Mark Logue

Based on the recently discovered diaries of Lionel Logue, The King's Speech recounts an inspiring real-life tale of triumph over adversity, when an Australian taught a British king with a crippling speech defect how to speak to his su...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2011

The King's Speech: How One Man Saved ...

Mark Logue

Based on the recently discovered diaries of Lionel Logue, The King's Speech recounts an inspiring real-life tale of triumph over adversity, when an Australian taught a British king with a crippling speech defect how to speak to his su...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2011

Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private...

Kate Summerscale

"I think people marry far too much; it is such a lottery, and for a poor woman-bodily and morally the husband's slave-a very doubtful happiness." -Queen Victoria to her recently married daughter VickyHeadstrong, high-spirite...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2012

Foundation: The History of England fr...

Peter Ackroyd

[Read by Clive Chafer] In this massive bestseller in England, one of Britain's most popular and esteemed historians tells the epic story of the birth of the country. Peter Ackroyd, whose work has always been underpinned by a profound...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2015
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