History - United States - 19th Century

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The Greater Journey: Americans in Par...

David McCullough

David McCullough tells the story of the American artists and scientists who studied in Paris, and changed America through what they learned there.

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2011

Brave Companions

David McCullough

From Alexander von Humboldt to Charles and Anne Lindbergh, these are stories of people of great vision and daring whose achievements continue to inspire us today, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough, who narrates his...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2015

The Johnstown Flood

David McCullough

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF JOHN ADAMSAt the end of the last century, Johnstown, Pennsylvania was a booming coal-and-steel town filled with hardworking families striving for a piece of the nation's burgeoning indu...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2005

The Devil in the White City: Murder, ...

Erik Larson

Author Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking the book's categorization to be sure that The Devil in the White City is not, in fact,...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2007

Lions of the West: Heroes and Villain...

Robert Morgan

Thomas Jefferson, a naturalist and visionary, dreamed that the United States would stretch across the continent from ocean to ocean. The account of how that dream became reality unfolds in the stories of Jefferson and nine other Ameri...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2011

A Slave in the White House: Paul Jenn...

Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

Paul Jennings was born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in Virginia, later becoming part of the Madison household staff at the White House. Once finally emancipated by Senator Daniel Webster later in life, he...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2012

The Greater Journey: Americans in Par...

David McCullough

David McCullough tells the story of the American artists and scientists who studied in Paris, and changed America through what they learned there.

Abridged CD
Published: May 2011

The Old West: Stories and Legends

Joe Loesch

The Run of 93 - Hear the riveting story of the Oklahoma Land Rush. I  Pioneers in Petticoats - Travel back in time with women who braved the journey west, including Belle Starr, Calamity Jane, Annie Oakley and Baby Doe Tabor.DIV...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2009

The Big Oyster: History on the Half S...

Mark Kurlansky

As he did previously in COD: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE FISH THAT CHANGED THE WORLD and in SALT: A WORLD HISTORY, historian Mark Kurlansky takes a unique, and rewarding, entry-point into the past, this time relating the rich social history of...

Abridged CD
Published: Mar 2006

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Cor...

Dayton Duncan

The companion volume to Ken Burns's PBS documentary film, with more than 150 illustrations, most in full color.In the spring of 1804, at the behest of President Thomas Jefferson, a party of explorers called the Corps of Discovery cros...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2004

Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories...

Michelle Malkin

Firebrand conservative columnist, commentator, Internet entrepreneur, and #1 New York Times bestselling author Michelle Malkin tells the fascinating, little-known stories of the inventors who have contributed to American exceptionalis...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2015

Oh What a Slaughter: Massacres in the...

Larry McMurtry

Master of the literary Western Larry McMurtry explores real-life Wild West events in this harrowing nonfiction chronicle of six separate occasions in which mass murder took place on the 19th-century American frontier. As in present-da...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2005

The Metaphysical Club

Louis Menand

A gifted and well-practiced writer can tell an old story and make it seem new and exciting. Louis Menand is such a writer, and his version of the story of pragmatism is the most lively and integrated yet told. Menand's incisive and re...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2001

Oh What a Slaughter: Massacres in the...

Larry McMurtry

Master of the literary Western Larry McMurtry explores real-life Wild West events in this harrowing nonfiction chronicle of six separate occasions in which mass murder took place on the 19th-century American frontier. As in present-da...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Dec 2005

American Colossus: The Triumph of Cap...

H. W. Brands

From bestselling historian H. W. Brands, a sweeping chronicle of how a few wealthy businessmen reshaped America from a land of small farmers and small businessmen into an industrial giant. The three decades after the Civil War saw a ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of ...

Jeff Guinn

Bestselling author Jeff Guinn presents for the first time the full story of the gunfight at Tombstone's O.K. Corral, one of the Old West's most famous battles

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2011

The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of ...

Jeff Guinn

Bestselling author Jeff Guinn presents for the first time the full story of the gunfight at Tombstone's O.K. Corral, one of the Old West's most famous battles

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: May 2011

Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson...

Steve Inskeep

A thrilling narrative history of two men--President Andrew Jackson and Cherokee Chief John Ross--who led their respective nations at a crossroads of American historyFive decades after the Revolutionary War, the United States faced a c...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2015

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New...

Brian Kilmeade

Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.The War of 1812 saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by the British, Indian t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2017

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Ensla...

Douglas A. Blackmon

“An astonishing book. . . . It will challenge and change your understanding of what we were as Americans ― and of what we are.” ― Chicago TribuneIn this groundbreaking historical exposé, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light on...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2016

America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, S...

Fergus M. Bordewich

The Mexican War introduced vast new territories into the United States, among them California and the present-day Southwest. When gold was discovered in California in the great Gold Rush of 1849, the population swelled, and settlers p...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2012

Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson...

Tom Clavin

Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expand...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2017

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pira...

Brian Kilmeade

"Another blockbuster! Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates reads like an edge-of-your-seat, page-turning thriller. You will love this book and also wonder why so few people know this story. No one captures the danger, intrigu...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2015

The Children's Blizzard

David Laskin

January 12, 1888, began as an unseasonably warm morning across Nebraska, the Dakotas, and Minnesota, the weather so mild that children walked to school without coats and gloves. But that afternoon, without warning, the atmosphere sudd...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: May 2016

The Greater Journey: Americans in Par...

David McCullough

The Greater Journey is the enthralling, inspiring—and until now, untold—story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris in the years between...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2015

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Ma...

Candice Millard

James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for presid...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2017

Adrift: A True Story of Tragedy on th...

Brian Murphy

In the tradition of bestsellers such as Dead Wake and In the Heart of the Sea, Adrift tells of thirteen victims and a tragedy at sea where every desperate act could mean life or death.The small ship making the Liverpool-New York trip ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2018
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