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Colonial Period (1600-1775) Audiobooks

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    Alexander Hamilton

    by Ron Chernow ...
    Narrated by Scott Brick ...

    Unabridged

    36 hours 1 min

    Alexander Hamilton was an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean who overcame all the odds to become George Washington's aide-de-camp and the first Treasury Secretary of the United States.Few figures in American history are more controversial. In this masterful work, Chernow shows how the political and economic power of America today is the result of Hamilton's willingness to ... Read more

    $52.99 AUD

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    1493

    Uncovering the New World Columbus Created

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 46 min

    **From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically different suites of plants and animals. When Christopher Columbus ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Witches

    Salem, 1692

    by Stacy Schiff ...
    Narrated by Eliza Foss ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 15 min

    It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter started to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before nineteen men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death. The panic spread quickly, involving the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbours accused neighbours, parents accused ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    The Wealth of Nations

    by Adam Smith ...
    Narrated by Gildart Jackson ...

    Unabridged

    36 hours 44 min

    The foundation for all modern economic thought and political economy, The Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of Scottish economist Adam Smith, who introduces the world to the very idea of economics and capitalism in the modern sense of the words. Smith details his argument in five books: Book I. Of the Causes of Improvement in the Productive Power of Labour Book II. Of the Nature, Accumulation, ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Black Flags, Blue Waters

    The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

    Narrated by Paul Brion ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 29 min

    Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy's "Golden Age"-spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s-when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond. Bestselling author Eric Jay Dolin illustrates how American colonists at first supported these outrageous pirates in an ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    England’s Entry into North America: The History of the First English Expeditions and Settlements in the Western Hemisphere

    Narrated by Victoria Woodson ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 25 min

    Nearly 20 years before Jamestown was settled, the English established one of the earliest colonies in North America around the Chesapeake Bay region, until the colony had over 100 inhabitants. Like other early settlements, Roanoke struggled to survive in its infancy, to the extent that the colony’s leader, John White, sailed back to England in 1587 in an effort to bring more supplies and help. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Summary of Walter R. Borneman's The French and Indian War

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

    Abridged

    1 hour 1 min

    This audiobook is narrated by a digital voice.Listen to the Summary of Walter R. Borneman's The French and Indian War in 20 minutes. Please note: This is a summary & not the original book. France had been doing well in North America, and the French military was determined that the army should be given all priorities and opportunities in any military operations. They could not imagine circumstances ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Common Sense

    by Thomas Paine ...
    Narrated by Jeff Moon ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 9 min

    Common Sense was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies. Writing in clear and persuasive prose, Paine marshaled moral and political arguments to encourage common people in the Colonies to fight for egalitarian government. It was published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Haitian Revolution

    Toussaint Louverture and the Black Insurrection

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

    Unabridged

    1 hour 3 min

    The Haitian Revolution has played a big role in the history of abolishing slavery. Its significant influence on the Civil War in the United States in the 1860s has probably been underestimated by many.The English and French already had conflicts elsewhere, and the Napoleon wars greatly contributed to these disagreements. Aside from that, the nation of Haiti was still in its early stages, with ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    History of New Mexico: A Captivating Guide to Historical Events and Facts You Should Know About the Land of Enchantment

    Narrated by Jason Saffir ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 36 min

    The ancestral home of the Pueblo. A remnant of Spain’s New World empire. The location of the first atomic bomb detonation. A supposed alien crash site. New Mexico. The Land of Enchantment.New Mexico is a state with a rich and diverse history, dating back thousands of years. The land was originally inhabited by Native American tribes, including the Pueblo, Apache, and Navajo, which developed unique ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Papa Doc and Baby Doc Duvalier: The Lives and Legacies of Haiti’s Most Notorious Rulers

    Narrated by Daniel Houle ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 46 min

    To date, Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere, and one of the poorest in the world. Numerous government coups have taken place over the years, and insecurity and periodic unrest have been a perpetual blight. Poverty and crime are widespread, and corruption endemic. Besides that, as a weak and impoverished nation, Haiti has been subject to outside interference, both direct and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    American Invasions of Canada: The History of America’s Attempts to Conquer Canada and Other Border Disputes

    Narrated by Daniel Houle ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 10 min

    The United States and Canada today share the longest undefended border in the world, encompassing 5,525 after the U.S. purchased Alaska, and though they have long been allies, the border has not always been peaceful. During colonial times, generations of the British war with France meant generations of threats and of actual attacks by Canadian militia and allied Indians from New France. The ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    French and Indian War, The: The History and Legacy of the Conflict Between French and British Colonies in North America

    Narrated by Scott Clem ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 6 min

    “[W]e observed the Enemy marching down towards us in three Columns, at 10 they formed their Line of Battle, which was at least six deep, having their Flanks covered by a thick Wood on each Side, into which they threw above 3000 Canadians and Indians, who gauled us much; the Regulars then marched briskly up to us, and gave us their first Fire, at about Fifty Yards Distance, which we did not return, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    1774

    The Long Year of Revolution

    Narrated by Kimberly Farr ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 26 min

    From one of our most acclaimed and original colonial historians, a groundbreaking book tracing the critical "long year" of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from the Boston Tea Party and the First Continental Congress to the Battles of Lexington and Concord.A WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF THE YEARIn this masterly work of history, the culmination of more than four decades of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Beavers and Plumes: The History of the Trade and Conflicts Over Beaver Hats and Feathered Hats

    Unabridged

    1 hour 48 min

    Though the importance of hats is easy to overlook, it was deadly serious in more ways than one, impacting the beavers and birds used to make fashionable hats, the environment of the region, and the people fighting over the resources. Beaver hats put the Dutch, British, and French in conflict, and later the Americans and Canadians. Plumed women’s hats were considerably less important historically, ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Debunking the 1619 Project

    Exposing the Plan to Divide America

    by Mary Grabar ...
    Narrated by Liisa Ivary ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 55 min

    It’s the New “Big Lie”According the New York Times’s “1619 Project,” America was not founded in 1776, with a declaration of freedom and independence, but in 1619 with the introduction of African slavery into the New World. Ever since then, the “1619 Project” argues, American history has been one long sordid tale of systemic racism.Celebrated historians have debunked this, more than two hundred ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Pilgrims and Puritans

    Series Audiobook 1997 - The Drama of American History Series

    Unabridged

    1 hour 56 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

    $21.99 AUD

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    Poor Richard's Women

    Deborah Read Franklin and the Other Women Behind the Founding Father

    Narrated by Ann M. Richardson ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 56 min

    **“An engrossing look at the human side of Benjamin Franklin . . . Using a post-feminist lens that’s critical of gender essentialism, Stuart rescues these women from obscurity . . . This is a terrific read: poignant, provocative, and probing.”—Library Journal, Starred ReviewA vivid portrait of the women who loved, nurtured, and defended America’s famous scientist and founding father.**Everyone ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    History of the United States of America, Volume I

    From the Discovery of the Continent

    Narrated by Joseph Tabler ...

    Unabridged

    25 hours 10 min

    A Dusty Tomes Audio BookIn Cooperation with Spoken RealmsVolume one of History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the Continent by George Bancroft. A major US History series in six volumes. “Author’s Last Revision” 1888 by D. Appleton and Company.Bancroft as US Secretary of the Navy established the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. He was a senior American diplomat in ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

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    Light-Horse Harry Lee and Robert E. Lee: The Lives and Military Careers of the Revolutionary War Hero and His More Famous Son

    Narrated by Stephen Platt ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 45 min

    Aside from George Washington, many Americans are likely able to name just as many foreign generals on the rebel side as American generals. While names like Lafayette, Pulaski, Kościuszko, and Baron von Steuben are quickly associated with the Revolution, American officers like Nathanael Greene, Anthony Wayne, Horatio Gates, Henry Knox, and Light-Horse Harry Lee are often overlooked. Over 200 years ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    King Philip's War

    The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict

    Unabridged

    11 hours 58 min

    The harrowing story of one of America's first and costliest wars-featuring a new foreword by bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick At once an in-depth history of this pivotal war and a guide to the historical sites where the ambushes, raids, and battles took place, King Philip's War expands our understanding of American history and provides insight into the nature of colonial and ethnic wars in ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Culper Ring, The

    The History and Legacy of the Revolutionary War's Most Famous Spy Ring

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 17 min

    After the siege of Boston forced the British to evacuate that city in March 1776, Continental Army commander George Washington suspected that the British would move by sea to New York City, the next logical target in an attempt to end a colonial insurrection. He thus rushed his army south to defend the city.Washington guessed correctly, but it would be to no avail. Unlike Boston, New York City's ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    American Slavery, American Freedom

    Narrated by Sean Pratt ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 19 min

    "If it is possible to understand the American paradox, the marriage of slavery and freedom, Virginia is surely the place to begin," writes Edmund S. Morgan in American Slavery, American Freedom, a study of the tragic contradiction at the core of America. Morgan finds the key to this central paradox in the people and politics of the state that was both the birthplace of the revolution and the ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD

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    The Birth of the Republic, 1763-89

    Fourth Edition

    Unabridged

    7 hours 9 min

    In The Birth of the Republic, 1763-89, Edmund S. Morgan shows how the challenge of British taxation started Americans on a search for constitutional principles to protect their freedom, and eventually led to the Revolution. By demonstrating that the founding fathers' political philosophy was not grounded in theory, but rather grew out of their own immediate needs, Morgan paints a vivid portrait of ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD