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19th Century

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    The Blue Tattoo

    The Life of Olive Oatman

    Narrated by Kaipo Schwab ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 47 min

    In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year-old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten heroine of frontier America. Orphaned when her family was brutally killed by Yavapai Indians, Oatman lived as a slave to her captors for a year before ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

    An Indian History of the American West

    by Dee Brown ...
    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 22 min

    Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that forever changes the way its subject is perceived.Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown’s classic, eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian ... Read more

    $37.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Frederick Douglass

    Prophet of Freedom

    Narrated by Prentice Onayemi ...

    Unabridged

    36 hours 57 min

    **Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History**“Extraordinary…a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) escaped from slavery in Baltimore, Maryland. ... Read more

    $59.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Under a Flaming Sky

    The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894

    Unabridged

    8 hours 20 min

    On September 1, 1894 two forest fires converged on the town of Hinckley, Minnesota, trapping over 2,000 people. Daniel J. Brown recounts the events surrounding the fire in the first and only book on to chronicle the dramatic story that unfolded. Whereas Oregon's famous "Biscuit" fire in 2002 burned 350,000 acres in one week, the Hinckley fire did the same damage in five hours. The fire created its ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The War Lovers

    Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898

    by Evan Thomas ...
    Narrated by Richard Davidson ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 1 min

    On February 15, 1898, the American ship USS Maine mysteriously exploded in the Havana Harbor. News of the blast quickly reached U.S. shores, where it was met by some not with alarm but great enthusiasm.A powerful group of war lovers agitated that the United States exert its muscle across the seas. Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge were influential politicians dismayed by the "closing" of ... Read more

    $29.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    John Adams

    Narrated by Nelson Runger ...

    Unabridged

    30 hours

    The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared ... Read more

    $91.28 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Unsettled Land

    From Revolution to Republic, the Struggle for Texas

    by Sam W. Haynes ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    A bold new history of the origins and aftermath of the Texas Revolution, revealing how Indians, Mexicans, and Americans battled for survival in one of the continent’s most diverse regionsThe Texas Revolution has long been cast as an epic episode in the origins of the American West. As the story goes, larger-than-life figures like Sam Houston, David Crockett, and William Barret Travis fought to ... Read more

    $44.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    American Lion

    Andrew Jackson in the White House

    by Jon Meacham ...
    Narrated by John H. Mayer ...

    Abridged

    10 hours 10 min

    The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington foreverAndrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Legacy of Conquest

    The Unbroken Past of the American West

    Narrated by Pam Ward ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 42 min

    The "settling" of the American West has been perceived throughout the world as a series of quaint, violent, and romantic adventures. But in fact, Patricia Nelson Limerick argues, the West has a history grounded primarily in economic reality; in hardheaded questions of profit, loss, competition, and consolidation. Here she interprets the stories and the characters in a new way: the trappers, ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Blood of Heroes

    The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo--and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation

    by James Donovan ...
    Narrated by James Donovan ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 7 min

    On February 23, 1836, a large Mexican army led by dictator Santa Anna reached San Antonio and laid siege to about 175 Texas rebels holed up in the Alamo. The Texans refused to surrender for nearly two weeks until almost 2,000 Mexican troops unleashed a final assault. The defenders fought valiantly-for their lives and for a free and independent Texas-but in the end, they were all slaughtered. Their ... Read more

    $29.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Plymouth Oration

    Narrated by Michael Jerod Smith ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    American politician Daniel Webster delivered this speech in 1820 on the 200th anniversary of the landing on Plymouth Rock. In it, he honors the memory of the men and women who laid the groundwork for American civilization. He also challenges the crowd to consider how current political issues, such as slavery, will affect their legacy two-hundred years in the future. “Let [slavery] cease to be of ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Message Regarding Treaty with Great Britain

    Narrated by Jared Frederickson ...

    Unabridged

    6 min

    Though his presidency was short-lived, the time at which Zachary Taylor was in power was a time of great exploration for the United States and Great Britain. This treaty regarded the preference of passage through territories. Specifically looking at Nicaragua and territories in southernmost part of Mexico, the treaty asked that the British not try to annex any part of these lands. Finally, he ... Read more

    $6.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Accidental Presidents

    Eight Men Who Changed America

    by Jared Cohen ...
    Narrated by Arthur Morey ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 57 min

    This New York Times bestselling “deep dive into the terms of eight former presidents is chock-full of political hijinks—and déjà vu” (Vanity Fair) and provides a fascinating look at the men who came to the office without being elected to it, showing how each affected the nation and world.The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Eight men ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Burr Conspiracy

    Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 15 min

    In 1805 and 1806, Aaron Burr, former vice president of the newly formed American republic, traveled through the Trans-Appalachian West gathering support for a mysterious enterprise, for which he was arrested and tried for treason in 1807. This book explores the political and cultural forces that shaped how Americans made sense of the uncertain rumors and reports about Burr's intentions and ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lions of the West

    Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion

    by Robert Morgan ...
    Narrated by David Drummond ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 19 min

    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 Americans whose adventurous spirits and lust for land pushed the westward boundaries: Andrew Jackson, John “Johnny Appleseed” Chapman, David Crockett, Sam Houston, James K ... Read more

    $41.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lewis and Clark

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...
    series American Heritage

    Unabridged

    3 hours 11 min

    On May 14, 1804, a party of explorers dispatched by President Thomas Jefferson set off up the Missouri River into America's newly acquired Louisiana Territory. Under the leadership of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the men of the Corps of Discovery would cross the continent and into history. ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Eleanor

    Narrated by Gabra Zackman ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 16 min

    The New York Times bestseller from prizewinning author David Michaelis presents a “stunning” (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America’s longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the world’s most widely admired and influential women.In the first single-volume cradle-to ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Strong Boy

    The Life and Times of John L. Sullivan, America’s First Sports Hero

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 54 min

    “I can lick any son-of-a-bitch in the world.”So boasted John L. Sullivan, the first modernheavyweight boxing champion of the world, a man who was the gold standard ofAmerican sports for more than a decade and the first athlete to earn more thana million dollars. He had a big ego, a big mouth, and even bigger appetites. Hiswomanizing, drunken escapades, and chronic police-blotter presence were ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    California Trail, The: The History and Legacy of the 19th Century Routes that Led Americans to the Golden State

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 47 min

    The westward movement of Americans in the 19th century was one of the largest and most consequential migrations in history, and among the paths that blazed west, the California Trail was one of the most well-known. The trail was not a single road but a network of paths that began at several “jumping off” points.As it so happened, the paths were being formalized and coming into use right around the ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Motor City: The History of the Fur Trade Outpost that Became Detroit

    Narrated by Scott Clem ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 19 min

    Few cities epitomize the best and worst of the United States like Detroit, which started as a remote trading post and grew into an industrious town before exploding into a bustling city. That city then fell, leaving a legacy of anger and despair only recently beginning to turn things around.At the same time, the same mighty city that proved capable of arming a nation at war found itself seething ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Terrible Glory

    Custer and the Little Bighorn - the Last Great Battle of the American West

    by James Donovan ...
    Narrated by Jeff Bottoms ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 59 min

    A rousing and meticulously researched account of the notorious Battle of Little Big Horn and its unforgettable cast of characters from Sitting Bull to Custer himself.In June of 1876, on a desolate hill above a winding river called "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 men under his direct command were annihilated by almost 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. The news of this devastating ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Andrew Jackson

    His Life and Times

    by H. W. Brands ...
    Narrated by John H. Mayer ...

    Unabridged

    25 hours 58 min

    The extraordinary story of Andrew Jackson—the colorful, dynamic, and forceful president who ushered in the Age of Democracy and set a still young America on its path to greatness—told by the bestselling author of The First American.The most famous American of his time, Andrew Jackson is a seminal figure in American history. The first “common man” to rise to the presidency, Jackson embodied the ... Read more

    $59.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    History for Kids: The Life of Walt Whitman

    Narrated by Tracey Norman ...

    Unabridged

    36 min

    Walt Whitman was a great American poet, but many people did not get him when he was alive. His family was like most other families, but his friends were different from most other people living then. He was a teacher and reporter, and then he worked for the government. When he was a young man, he was very serious, but when he was older he liked to play around and have fun. Walt Whitman wrote many ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Andrew Jackson’s America

    1824–1850

    series The Drama of American History Series #1999

    Unabridged

    2 hours 2 min

    History is dramatic—and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, and ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial