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19th Century Audiobooks

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    Revolutionary Spring

    Fighting for a New World 1848-1849

    Narrated by Christopher Clark ...

    Unabridged

    33 hours 26 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'People embraced each other, shook hands, joy radiated from every eye, there was no limit to the celebrations . . .'There can be few more exciting or frightening moments in European history than the spring of 1848. Almost as if by magic, in city after city, from Palermo to Paris to Venice, huge crowds gathered, sometimes peaceful and sometimes violent, and the political ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Burke and Wills

    The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 43 min

    'They have left here today!' he calls to the others. When King puts his hand down above the ashes of the fire, it is to find it still hot. There is even a tiny flame flickering from the end of one log. They must have left just hours ago.MELBOURNE, 20 AUGUST 1860. In an ambitious quest to be the first Europeans to cross the harsh Australian continent, the Victorian Exploring Expedition sets off, ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    How to be a Victorian

    by Ruth Goodman ...
    Narrated by Patience Tomlinson ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 1 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How to be a Victorian by Ruth Goodman, read by Patience Tomlinson.How to be a Victorian - a time traveller's guide to Victorian Britain by the BBC's Ruth GoodmanWe know what life was like for Victoria and Albert. But what was it like for a commoner like you or me? How did it feel to cook with coal and wash with tea leaves? Drink beer for breakfast and ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles

    Unabridged

    8 hours 55 min

    The Sunday Times Number 1 Bestseller‘A fabulous story, superbly told … cannot be bettered’ Max Hastings‘Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.’On the 18th June 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days the French army had beaten the British at Quatre-Bras and the Prussians at Ligny. The ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    The Enlightenment that Failed

    Ideas, Revolution, and Democratic Defeat, 1748-1830

    Narrated by James Cameron Stewart ...

    Unabridged

    60 hours 58 min

    The Enlightenment that Failed explores the growing rift between those Enlightenment trends and initiatives that appealed exclusively to elites and those aspiring to enlighten all of society by raising mankind's awareness, freedoms, and educational level generally. Jonathan I. Israel explains why the democratic and radical secularizing tendency of the Western Enlightenment, after gaining some ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD

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    A Tale of Two Cities

    Narrated by Frank Muller ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 30 min

    Novel by Charles Dickens, published both serially and in book form in 1859. The story is set in the late 18th century against the background of the French Revolution. Although Dickens borrowed from Thomas Carlyle's history, The French Revolution, for his sprawling tale of London and revolutionary Paris, the novel offers more drama than accuracy. The scenes of large-scale mob violence are ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Les Miserables

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

    by Victor Hugo ...
    Narrated by Full Cast, Joss Ackland, Roger Allam ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 40 min

    Joss Ackland, Roger Allam and Leslie Phillips star in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel.When poverty drives Jean Valjean to steal a loaf of bread from a baker’s window, it is an action that will haunt him for the rest of his life. A citizen of post-revolutionary France, he is sentenced to nineteen years’ hard labour. On his release, his fortunes change and he ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    The Age of Napoleon

    A History of European Civilization from 1789 to 1815

    Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki ...
    Series Audiobook 11 - The Story of Civilization

    Unabridged

    44 hours 32 min

    An engrossing volume on European civilization by Pulitzer Prize–winning historians Will and Ariel DurantThe Age of Napoleon, the eleventh and final volume of the Story of Civilization, surveys the amazing chain of events that wrenched Europe out of the Enlightenment and into the age of democracy. In this masterful work, listeners will encounterthe French Revolution—from the storming of the ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

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    Summary of Shashi Tharoor's Inglorious Empire

    by Everest Media ...
    Narrated by Digital Voice Mary G ...

    Abridged

    1 hour 11 min

    This audiobook is narrated by a digital voice.Listen to the Summary of Shashi Tharoor's Inglorious Empire in 20 minutes. Please note: This is a summary & not the original book. The British point out that they deserve credit for the political unity of India, as they were the first to take advantage of India’s disorder with superior weaponry. Indians have long dreamed of their own nation, and the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Year Without Summer

    1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History

    Unabridged

    11 hours 27 min

    1816 was a remarkable year-mostly for the fact that there was no summer. As a result of a volcanic eruption at Mount Tambora in Indonesia, weather patterns were disrupted worldwide for months, allowing for excessive rain, frost, and snowfall through much of the Northeastern US and Europe in the summer of 1816. In the US, the extraordinary weather produced food shortages, religious revivals, and ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    John C. Fremont: The Life and Legacy of the Legendary American Explorer Known as The Pathfinder

    Narrated by Scott Clem ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 53 min

    Of all the Americans who became renowned for expeditions to the West, few were as famous – or infamous - as John Charles Fremont, whose work produced some of the region’s most detailed maps and propelled him to national fame. Among other things, he taught mathematics to midshipmen on a Navy warship on a long cruise off South America, served as governor of two states and a Senator for one, was ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Confederacy on the Brink, The: The History and Legacy of the Battles that Saved the Confederate Cause in 1862

    Narrated by Jim Walsh ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 37 min

    As Union commander George McClellan moved the Army of the Potomac up the Peninsula in early 1862, the Union army had a nearly 2-1 advantage in manpower, so Army of Northern Virginia commander Joseph E. Johnston continued to gradually pull his troops back to a line of defense nearer Richmond as McClellan advanced. In conjunction, the Union Navy began moving its operations further up the James River ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Early America’s Most Important Expeditions: The History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and Zebulon Pike’s Expeditions

    Narrated by Mary Rossman ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 27 min

    Throughout his presidency at the beginning of the 19th century, Thomas Jefferson had worried about the future of the western U.S., seeing that settlements in the Ohio Valley and lower South relied upon the Mississippi River. France’s controls over the region, in his estimation, put the U.S. at a severe disadvantage. His solution proved successful beyond his wildest imagination, for Napoleon did ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Kutuzov

    A Life in War and Peace

    Narrated by Daniel Henning ...

    Unabridged

    28 hours 30 min

    He was the general who triumphed over Napoleon's Grande Armee during the Patriotic War of 1812, not merely restoring national pride but securing national identity. Many Russians consider Field Marshal Mikhail Illarionovich Golenischev-Kutuzov the greatest figure of the 19th century, ahead of Pushkin, Tchaikovsky, even Tolstoy himself. As award-winning author Alexander Mikaberidze shows in this ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

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    19th Century America’s Forgotten Wars: The History and Legacy of the Overseas Conflicts that Influenced American Imperialism

    Narrated by Scott Clem ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 35 min

    By the second half of the 19th century, still less than a century old, the United States had become a regional power. It had soundly defeated its southern neighbor, Mexico, and greatly enlarged itself in the process. America’s navy and merchant marines were becoming common sights on the high seas, and the country was at the beginning of the end of its drawn-out conquest of the Native Americans. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Checkpoint Charlie

    The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth

    Narrated by Dugald Bruce-Lockhart ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 3 min

    'A lively, evocative account of the life and death of the world's most notorious wall. In capturing the essence of the old Cold War he may just have helped us to understand a bit more about the new one' The Times'Checkpoint Charlie is a fascinating and telling reminder of what was perhaps the most potent symbol of the Cold War . . . Iain MacGregor writes with great fluency and narrative drive' ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Maroons and the Gullah, The: The History of the Unique Cultures Formed by Free Africans in the Americas

    Narrated by Michelle Humphries ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 55 min

    Although the slave systems required the continual use of force and coercion, as well as the harsh punishment of any rebellion, slaves were not a helpless labor force terrorized into obedience and docility. Slaves resisted and sometimes rebelled, and over the centuries there were thousands of slave rebellions of varying sizes. Slaves commonly resisted in many ways, such as sabotaging their tools ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Black Ghost of Empire

    The Long Death of Slavery and the Failure of Emancipation

    by Kris Manjapra ...
    Narrated by Kris Manjapra, Robin Miles ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 51 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A revelatory historical indictment of the long after-life of slavery in the Atlantic worldTo understand why the shadow of slavery still haunts our society today, we must look at the unfinished way it ended. We celebrate the abolition of slavery - in Haiti after the revolution, in the British Empire in 1833, in the United States during the Civil War. Yet in Black Ghost of ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Battle of Woody Point, The: The History of the Confrontation that Led to the Deaths of the First American Settlers in the Pacific Northwest

    Narrated by Jim Walsh ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 19 min

    The fur trade had its tensions, but for many years, traders and natives worked out their own systems, times, and traditions, allowing many different groups to interact and even compete without issues that led to war. Though native groups sometimes found themselves in conflicts based on long-standing rivalries or relations with the Europeans, most of the fur traders, the trappers, the Indians, and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City

    The Police and the Public

    Narrated by Lucy Rayner ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 1 min

    The history of modern crime control is usually presented as a narrative of how the state wrested control over the governance of crime from the civilian public. Most accounts trace the decline of a participatory, discretionary culture of crime control in the early modern era, and its replacement by a centralized, bureaucratic system of responding to offending. The formation of the "new" ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Summary of Lindsey Fitzharris's The Butchering Art

    by Everest Media ...
    Narrated by Digital Voice Mary G ...

    Abridged

    46 min

    This audiobook is narrated by a digital voice.Listen to the Summary of Lindsey Fitzharris's The Butchering Art in 20 minutes. Please note: This is a summary & not the original book. The deadhouse was a grim place where students could not escape the smell of the corpses. The cadaver tested the courage and composure of anyone who dared set foot inside the room... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Bad Girls

    A History of Rebels and Renegades

    Narrated by Rose Akroyd ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 15 min

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITINGA history of a century of women, punishment and crime in HM Prison Holloway.Society has never known what to do with its rebellious women.Those who defied expectations about feminine behaviour have long been considered dangerous and unnatural, and ever since the Victorian era they have been removed from public view, locked up and often ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    The Dublin Railway Murder

    The sensational true story of a Victorian murder mystery

    by Thomas Morris ...
    Narrated by Brendan Dempsey ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 50 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A thrilling and perplexing investigation of a true Victorian crime at Dublin railway station.Dublin, November 1856: George Little, the chief cashier of the Broadstone railway terminus, is found dead, lying in a pool of blood beneath his desk.He has been savagely beaten, his head almost severed; there is no sign of a murder weapon, and the office door is locked, apparently ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Irish Potato Famine, The

    The Immigration, Genocide, and Deaths of Ireland

    by Kelly Mass ...
    Narrated by Doug Greene ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour

    From 1845 to 1852, the Great Hunger, also referred to as the Potato Famine, was a period of a lot of starvation and illness in Ireland. The period was known in Irish at the time as a Drochshaol, loosely translated as "the hard days," with the most badly affected districts in the west and south of Ireland, where the Irish language was popular (or actually "the bad life").The year 1847, at times ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus