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    The Path Between the Seas

    The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

    Narrated by Edward Herrmann ...

    Abridged

    8 hours 24 min

    The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough.From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, ... Read more

    $32.87 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Darkest Jungle

    The True Story of the Darien Expedition and America's Ill-Fated Race to Connect the Seas

    by Todd Balf ...
    Narrated by Scott Brick ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 25 min

    “Commit yourself to the Virgin Mary, for in her hands is the way into the Darién—and in God’s is the way out.”The Darkest Jungle tells the harrowing story of America’s first ship canal exploration across a narrow piece of land in Central America called the Darién, a place that loomed large in the minds of the world’s most courageous adventurers in the nineteenth century. With rival warships and ... Read more

    $26.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Havana: The History and Legacy of Cuba's Capital

    Narrated by David Bernard ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 33 min

    “As far as cities go, Havana is a festering treasure chest, a primary color...” – Brin-Jonathan Butler, Cuban-Canadian authorA trip to Havana, Cuba, otherwise known as the “City of Columns,” tops many bucket lists for good reason. The mere mention of this once-hidden gem of a city, situated on the western part of the largest Caribbean island nation, evokes the breathtaking imagery of sun-soaked ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    American Mythology

    The Art of Native American, Inuit, Aztec, and Inca Myths

    Unabridged

    5 hours 8 min

    Book 1: Native American Mythology.Stretching from the north to the south of the Western Hemisphere, the indigenous Americans have a long-forgotten history, and with that, myths, legends, and stories that have been passed on through generations. Many of them were in tune with nature and had their rituals, beliefs, and mythological creatures. To get a grasp of the original inhabitants of the United ... Read more

    $17.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sandinistas, The: The Controversial History and Legacy of the Socialist Party’s Revolution, Civil War, and Politics in Nicaragua

    Narrated by Daniel Houle ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 5 min

    For much of the 20th century, Latin American governments in large part lived under a system of military junta governments. The mixture of indigenous peoples, foreign settlers and European colonial superpowers produced cultural and social imbalances into which military forces intervened as a stabilizing influence. The proactive personalities of military heads and the rigid structures of such a ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Popol Vuh Illustrated, The

    The Mythic and Heroic Sagas of the Mayans

    by RYAN MOORHEN ...
    Narrated by Tom Kingsley, Robbie Smith ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour

    There is no document of greater importance to the study of the pre-Columbian mythology of America than the "Popol Vuh." It is the chief source of our knowledge of the mythology of the Kiché people of Central America, and it is further of considerable comparative value when studied in conjunction with the mythology of the Nahuatlacâ, or Mexican peoples. This interesting text, the recovery of which ... Read more

    $5.62 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Central America

    Narrated by Harry Reasoner ...
    series The World’s Political Hot Spots

    Unabridged

    2 hours 42 min

    A cluster of five countries; Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica; are commonly referred to as Central America. Although these nations differ in their histories and politics, they share at least one factor: they have been caught up in the turmoil of America’s foreign policy in this region. These recordings depict the chain of events that have led to the Central America we ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Coffeeland

    A History

    Narrated by Jason Culp ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 56 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Coffee is one of the most valuable commodities in the history of the global economy and the world's most popular drug. The very word 'coffee' is one of the most widespread on the planet. Augustine Sedgewick's brilliant new history tells the hidden and surprising story of how this came to be, tracing coffee's 400-year transformation into an everyday necessity.The story is ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Pure Narco

    One Man's True Story of 25 Years Inside the Cartels

    Narrated by Keith Scott ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 36 min

    For a quarter century, Luis Antonio Navia worked as a high-level cocaine transporter for all of the major Colombian and Mexican drug cartels, including Pablo Escobar’s Medellín Cartel, and flooded the United States and Europe with cocaine before his dramatic arrest in Venezuela in 2000 during the 12-nation Operation Journey.The story of Navia’s rise, fall, takedown, imprisonment, and redemption is ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Woman on the Windowsill

    A Tale of Mystery in Several Parts

    Narrated by Kyla García ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 43 min

    On the morning of July 1, 1800, a surveyor and mapmaker named Cayetano Diaz opened the window of his study in Guatemala City to find a horrific sight: a pair of severed breasts. Offering a meticulously researched and evocative account of the quest to find the perpetrator and understand the motives behind such a brutal act, this volume pinpoints the sensational crime as a watershed moment in ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The World of the Ancient Maya, Second Edition

    Narrated by Wanda McCaddon ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 35 min

    The ancient Maya were the only fully literate pre-Colombian people in the Americas. Superb scientists, they developed highly sophisticated mathematics and an intricate and accurate calendar system. Theirs was one of the few complex societies to emerge in and to adapt successfully to a tropical forest environment. Their architecture, sculpture, and painting were sophisticated and compellingly ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Aztec Mythology

    A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals and Beliefs of Aztec Myths

    by Bernard Hayes ...
    Narrated by Gareth Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 3 min

    This book is dedicated to exploring the gods and goddesses that the Aztec people on the pre-Columbian American continent worshiped, and within the pages you will find subtopics like:The origins and influences on Aztec beliefs, or in other words, where they got it all fromThe most important themes in Aztec mythologyGods and goddesses and their background stories from Aztec mythologyAztec myths ... Read more

    $7.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Jungleland

    A Mysterious Lost City, a WWII Spy, and a True Story of Deadly Adventure

    Narrated by Jeff Brick ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    "I began to daydream about the jungle...."On April 6, 1940, explorer and future World War II spy Theodore Morde (who would one day attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler), anxious about the perilous journey that lay ahead of him, struggled to fall asleep at the Paris Hotel in La Ceiba, Honduras.Nearly seventy years later, in the same hotel, acclaimed journalist Christopher S. Stewart wonders what he ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Maya Civilization

    A Complete Overview Of The Maya History & Maya Mythology

    by Eric Brown ...
    Narrated by John B Linn ...
    series Ancient Civilizations #2

    Unabridged

    1 hour 41 min

    Discover The Maya History & How They Lived!This book’s coverage begins with the development of the Maya through the ancient eras, starting with their founding in Belize as a hunter-gatherer society in the Pre-Classic Period all the way through the Classic and Post-Classic Period during which they had flourished into the civilization they are known for today. The Maya was composed of several city ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Jungle of Stone

    The Extraordinary Journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya

    Narrated by Paul Michael Garcia ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 35 min

    **The acclaimed, New York Times-bestselling chronicle of the discovery of the legendary lost civilization of the MayaIn 1839, rumors of extraordinary yet baffling stone ruins buried within the unmapped jungles of Central America reached two of the world’s most intrepid travelers. Seized by the reports, American diplomat John Lloyd Stephens and British artist Frederick Catherwood—both already ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Maya

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Tim Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 20 min

    The Maya forged one of the greatest societies in the history of the ancient Americas and in all of human history. Long before contact with Europeans, Maya communities built spectacular cities with large, well-fed large populations. They mastered the visual arts, and developed a sophisticated writing system that recorded extraordinary knowledge in calendrics, mathematics, and astronomy. The Maya ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    State of War

    MS-13 and El Salvador's World of Violence

    Narrated by William Wheeler ...
    series Columbia Global Reports

    Unabridged

    3 hours 13 min

    The real story behind El Salvador's MS-13 gang and how they have perpetuated three generations of conflict and led to scores of migrants seeking a new life in the United States.Born in Los Angeles, the gang MS-13 was founded in the 1980s by Salvadoran refugees who had been hardened in a civil war stoked by American foreign policy. But the gang found its way home a decade later, as the U.S. began ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Darkest Jungle

    The True Story of the Darien Expedition and America's Ill-Fated Race to Connect the Seas

    by Todd Balf ...
    Narrated by Ray Childs ...

    Abridged

    6 hours 19 min

    “Commit yourself to the Virgin Mary, for in her hands is the way into the Darién—and in God’s is the way out.”The Darkest Jungle tells the harrowing story of America’s first ship canal exploration across a narrow piece of land in Central America called the Darién, a place that loomed large in the minds of the world’s most courageous adventurers in the nineteenth century. With rival warships and ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Broken Government

    How Republican Rule Destroyed the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches

    by John W. Dean ...
    Narrated by Paul Michael ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 6 min

    The concluding volume of The New York Times bestselling trilogyOne of today?s most outspoken and respected political commentators asks: How can our democracy function when the key institutions of government no longer operate as intended by the Constitution? Stepping back to assess three decades of nearly continuous Republican rule, John W. Dean surveys the damage done to the three branches of ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Central America's Forgotten History

    Revolution, Violence, and the Roots of Migration

    by Aviva Chomsky ...
    Narrated by Aida Reluzco ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 41 min

    Restores the region’s fraught history of repression and resistance to popular consciousness and connects the United States’ interventions and influence to the influx of refugees seeking asylum today.At the center of the current immigration debate are migrants from Central America fleeing poverty, corruption, and violence in search of refuge in the United States. In Central America’s Forgotten ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Path Between the Seas

    Narrated by Nelson Runger ...

    Unabridged

    31 hours 36 min

    The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough.From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, ... Read more

    $89.78 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mesoamerican History

    The Culture and Civilization of the Mayans and Aztecs

    by Kelly Mass ...
    Narrated by John Michael Jalonen ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 8 min

    This is a combo of 2 books in 1, which are:Book 1: Have you ever wondered what the Maya people did? How they lived? How their empire grew?Then this is the right book for you. In this book, we'll go over the most important discoveries about the Mayans, the Central American inhabitants that were in the region hundreds of years before the journey to the New World by European settlers and ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Mayan Civilization, The

    Mayan Secrets of History, Mythology, and Calendars

    by Kelly Mass ...
    Narrated by John Michael Jalonen ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour

    Have you ever wondered what the Maya people did? How they lived? How their empire grew?Then this is the right book for you. In this book, we'll go over the most important discoveries about the Mayans, the Central American inhabitants that were in the region hundreds of years before the journey to the New World by European settlers and conquistadores.Topics such as these will be addressed:The ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Societies from Ancient America

    Historical Facts and Discoveries about the Aztec and Inca People

    by Kelly Mass ...
    Narrated by John Michael Jalonen ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 9 min

    This is a 2-book combo. These are the titles:Title 1:Welcome to the concise, all-you-need explanation of the Aztec empire!When you think of the Aztecs, you might think of certain movies you have seen or what you've been taught in history class. And although some of those images and descriptions fit the main narrative, there is still much left to be discovered. This brief book will take you on a ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial