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    Stalin's War

    A New History of World War II

    by Sean McMeekin ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 56 min

    A prize-winning historian reveals how Stalin—not Hitler—was the animating force of World War II in this major new history.World War II endures in the popular imagination as a heroic struggle between good and evil, with villainous Hitler driving its events. But Hitler was not in power when the conflict erupted in Asia—and he was certainly dead before it ended. His armies did not fight in multiple ... Read more

    $40.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Prague Winter

    A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948

    Narrated by Madeleine Albright ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 23 min

    Drawing on her own memory, her parents’ written reflections, interviews with contemporaries, and newly-available documents, former US Secretary of State and New York Times bestselling author Madeleine Albright recounts a tale that is by turns harrowing and inspiring.Before she turned twelve, Madeleine Albright’s life was shaken by some of the most cataclysmic events of the 20th century: the Nazi ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Istanbul

    A Tale of Three Cities

    Narrated by Bettany Hughes ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 35 min

    Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where the idea is as potent as the historical fact. From the Qu'ran to Shakespeare, this city with three names - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - resonates as an idea and a place, and overspills its boundaries - real and imagined. Standing as the gateway between the East and West, it has served as the capital of ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    In Europe's Shadow

    Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Years Journey Through Romania and Beyond

    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 52 min

    Robert Kaplan first visited Romania in the 1970s, when he was a young journalist and Romania was a Communist backwater where "history had virtually stopped" since World War II. In Bucharest, Romania's capital, Kaplan discovered that few Westerners were reporting on the country-one of the darkest corners of Europe during the Cold War. In an intense and cinematic travelogue, Kaplan explores the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Short History of Europe

    From Pericles to Putin

    by Simon Jenkins ...
    Narrated by Simon Jenkins ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 14 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of A Short History of Europe written and read by Simon Jenkins.Europe is an astonishingly successful place. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins grippingly tells the story of its evolution from warring peoples to peace, wealth and freedom - a story that twists and turns from Greece and Rome, through the Dark Ages, the Reformation and ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Balkan Ghosts

    A Journey Through History

    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 56 min

    From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia, and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the twentieth century, the place where terrorism and genocide first became tools of policy. Chosen as one of the Best Books of the Year by the New York Times, and greeted with critical acclaim as "the most insightful and timely work on the Balkans to date" ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hernán Cortés, La conquista del imperio Azteca

    by Audiopodcast ...
    Narrated by Audiopodcast ...
    series Grandes descubridores de la Historia (4)

    Unabridged

    1 hour

    Ha pasado un cuarto de siglo desde el desembarco de Colón en suelo americano en 1492, el Nuevo Mundo sigue siendo unmisterio para los españoles y aún no hay rastros de las riquezas que se suponía que encontrarían. Pero esto está a punto de cambiar. El capitán Hernán Cortés a escuchado rumores de laexistencia de un imperio un poco más al sur, la provincia de Yucatán, y, lo más interesante, que hay ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Collision of Empires

    The War on the Eastern Front in 1914

    by Prit Buttar ...
    Narrated by Roger Clark ...
    series Eastern Front #1

    Unabridged

    21 hours 25 min

    The fighting that raged in the East during the First World War was every bit as fierce as that on the Western Front, but the titanic clashes between three towering empires-Russia, Austro-Hungary, and Germany-remains a comparatively unknown facet of the Great War. With the one hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the war in 2014, Collision of Empires is a timely expose of the bitter fighting ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chechnya: The History of the Chechen Republic and the Ongoing Conflict with Russia

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 27 min

    “Troops assembled villagers and townspeople, loaded them onto trucks – many deportees remembered that they were Studebakers, fresh from Lend-Lease deliveries over the Iranian border – and delivered them at previously designated railheads. ...Those who could not be moved were shot. ...[A] few fighters aside, the entire Chechen and Ingush nations, 496,460 people, were deported from their homeland.” ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Marco Polo, Las tierras del Gran Khan

    by Audiopodcast ...
    Narrated by Audiopodcast ...
    series Grandes descubridores de la Historia (1)

    Unabridged

    44 min

    En esta sorprendente narración les presentamos las exuberantes historias de Marco Polo, sus viajes y aventuras narrados de manera extraordinaria por el mismo y acompañado de personajes que crean ambientes impensados y muy entretenidos. La historia de Marco Polo hechiza con sus relatos y debe contarse entre los principales estímulos de la primera época de exploraciones, cuando portugueses y ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Until the Eyes Shut

    Memories of a machine gunner on the Eastern Front, 1943-45

    Narrated by Tim H. Dixon ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    The veteran tells his grandson about his World War II experiences, without pathos, but with gripping, brutal honesty.SynopsisThe rulers’ mistakes are paid for with the blood of the people. This is shown in history both recent and ancient, time and time again. It was no different for an Austrian mountain farmer’s son who was thrown into the carnage of the Eastern Front. He was in the prime of his ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hernando de Magallanes, La primera vuelta al mundo

    by Audiopodcast ...
    Narrated by Audiopodcast ...
    series Grandes descubridores de la Historia (3)

    Unabridged

    54 min

    A comienzos del siglo dieciséis el mundo cambiaba vertiginosamente.América contribuía a esa efervescencia alimentando la imaginación de los navegantes, que organizaban una expedición tras otra. Los mapas eran continuamente modificados, con el descubrimiento de nuevos territorios.Españoles y portugueses dominaban los mares, los primeros siguiendo la ruta de Colón; los segundos, la de Bartolomé Días ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Decline of the Soviet Union, The: The History of the Communist Empire in the Last 30 Years of Its Existence

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 18 min

    Leonid Brezhnev became First Secretary of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union in late 1964 after a plot to oust Khrushchev. Little is remembered in the public imagination about Brezhnev in comparison to Mikhail Gorbachev, Vladimir Lenin, or Joseph Stalin, despite the fact Brezhnev ruled the USSR from 1964-1982, longer than any Soviet leader other than Stalin. In fact, he held power during a ... Read more

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    Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front

    An Untold Story of World War II

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    Narrated by Leighton Pugh ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 32 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.In November 1943, with the outcome of the Second World War hanging in the balance, the Allies needed a new plan. The Americans' audacious suggestion to the Soviets was to open a second air front, with the US Air Force establishing bases in Soviet-controlled territory. Despite Stalin's obvious reservations about the presence of foreign troops in Russia, he was persuaded, ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Maybe Esther

    Narrated by Emma Gregory ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 28 min

    The poignant, searching, haunting story of one family’s entanglement with twentieth-century historyAN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER‘Intensely involving … a fervent meditation on love and loss, with a remarkable cast of characters’ Financial Times‘Rich, intriguing … Maybe Esther calls to mind the itinerant style of W. G. Sebald’ Guardian‘Unflinchingly potent … Revolutionaries, war heroes, teachers and ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia: The History and Legacy of the Multiethnic Nations that Split Apart after the Cold War

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman, C ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 38 min

    On New Year’s Day 1993, Czechoslovakia broke into two separate countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Thus ended one of the creations brought about by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I, and as a country that had existed for just under 75 years, Czechoslovakia spent most of its time under the tyranny of fascism or communism.Of course, the country’s origins go back far longer than the ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    La Gran Guerra

    by Audiopodcast ...
    Narrated by Audiopodcast ...
    series Grandes Momentos de la Historia (1)

    Unabridged

    13 min

    El 28 de junio de 1919, los espejos del Palacio de Versalles se esforzaban por reproducir una escena estremecedora: el alto mando alemán con los rostros pálidos y las manos temblorosas, firmaban una paz que los sindicaba como los culpables de una guerra que se había iniciado 5 años antes y que, por la cantidad de muertos y países involucrados, no tenía precedentes en la historia.La primera Gran ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Demon in Democracy

    Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies

    Narrated by Liam Gerrard ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 6 min

    Ryszard Legutko lived and suffered under communism for decades-and he fought with the Polish ant-communist movement to abolish it. Having lived for two decades under a liberal democracy, however, he has discovered that these two political systems have a lot more in common than one might think. They both stem from the same historical roots in early modernity, and accept similar presuppositions ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Holodomor, The: The History and Legacy of the Ukrainian Famine Engineered by the Soviet Union

    Narrated by Daniel Houle ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 28 min

    Famine – one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse in the Book of Revelation – continues to be one of the most crippling and destructive scourges of humanity. This inexorable affliction, traumatically fatal in the worst-case scenarios, has terrorized every single continent at some point throughout history, some more so than others. Perhaps the most famous was the notorious Irish Potato Famine of ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nationalism, Marxism, and Modern Central Europe

    A Biography of Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz, 1872-1905

    Narrated by Norman Dietz ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 25 min

    Timothy Snyder opens a new path in the understanding of modern nationalism and twentieth-century socialism by presenting the often overlooked life of Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz, an important Polish thinker at the beginning of the twentieth century. During his brief life in Poland, Paris, and Vienna, Kelles-Krauz influenced or infuriated most of the leaders of the various socialist movements of Central ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Price of Freedom

    Narrated by Vanessa Benjamin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    The price of this man’s freedom included the traumatic separation from his baby daughter. Alex Domokos wrote this memoir of his years during and after World War II with two purposes in mind: to allow his daughter a glimpse into his past, and to enlighten others about the tragedy of his homeland, Hungary.The sufferings that plagued the Hungarian people began with the unjust peace settlements after ... Read more

    $31.38 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts and Harrimans – A Story of Love and War

    Narrated by Christine Rendel ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 54 min

    The brilliant untold story of three daughters of diplomacy: Anna Roosevelt, Sarah Churchill, and Kathleen Harriman, glamorous, fascinating young women who accompanied their famous fathers to the Yalta Conference with Stalin in the waning days of World War II.With victory close at hand, the Yalta conference was held across a tense week in February 1945 as Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and ... Read more

    $39.49 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Savage Will

    The Daring Escape of Americans Trapped Behind Nazi Lines

    Narrated by Derek Shetterly ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 6 min

    Savage Will brings to life a remarkable story of perseverance, heroism, and survival: the true tale of the American medics and nurses who endured two months in Nazi-occupied Albania-and the fearless citizens and Allied intelligence officers who risked all to save them. On a cold morning in war-ravaged Sicily in 1943, men and women of the 807th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron boarded a routine ... Read more

    $52.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Skripal Files

    Putin, Poison and the New Spy War

    by Mark Urban ...
    Narrated by Mark Urban ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours

    The Skripal Files tells the full story behind the Salisbury Poisonings, one of the most shocking incidents to occur in Britain in recent memory. Mark Urban interviewed Sergei Skripal in the months before the poisoning and explains why Skripal was targeted for assassination.**'A scrupulous piece of reporting, necessary, timely and very sobering' John Le CarréChosen as one of the best political ... Read more

    $22.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial