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    Wisdom of the Ancients

    Life lessons from our distant past

    by Neil Oliver ...
    Narrated by Neil Oliver ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 59 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.From the bestselling author of The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places comes this inspiring and beautifully written meditation on the wisdom inherited from our ancestors.For all we have gained in the modern world, simple peace of mind is hard to find. In a time that is increasingly fraught with complexity and conflict, we are told that our wellbeing relies on ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Scottish History: A Concise Overview of the History of Scotland From Start to End

    by Eric Brown ...
    Narrated by John Leen ...
    series Great Britain

    Unabridged

    2 hours 23 min

    Explore the History of Scotland From Start to End...Are you interested in the romance and drama of Scottish history?Are tales of Robert the Bruce and the wars against England just footnotes in your wider historical knowledge?This book provides a concise and impressive chronicle!Scotland has always held a fascination for people around the world. from inventors and patriots to great writers and ... Read more

    $11.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Broadway

    A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles

    by Fran Leadon ...
    Narrated by Kevin Pariseau ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 4 min

    Broadway takes us on a mile-by-mile journey that traces the gradual evolution of the seventeenth-century's Brede Wegh, a muddy cow path in a backwater Dutch settlement, to the twentieth century's Great White Way. We learn why one side of the street was once considered more fashionable than the other; witness construction of the Ansonia Apartments, Trinity Church, and the Flatiron Building and the ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Narrative of the operations and recent discoveries within the pyramids, temples, tombs, and excavations, in Egypt and Nubia (UNABRIDGED)

    Narrated by Seth Williams ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 40 min

    Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778 – 1823) was an Italian explorer and pioneer archaeologist of Egyptian antiquities. He is known for his removal to England of the seven ton bust of Ramesses II, the clearing of sand from the entrance of the great temple at Abu Simbel, the discovery and documentation of the tomb of Seti I, and the first to penetrate into the second pyramid of Giza. This 1820 narrative ... Read more

    $7.18 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stealing from the Saracens

    How Islamic Architecture Shaped Europe

    by Diana Darke ...
    Narrated by Christine Rendel ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 30 min

    Against a backdrop of Islamophobia, Europeans are increasingly airbrushing from history their cultural debt to the Muslim world. But this legacy lives on in some of Europe's most recognizable buildings, from Notre-Dame Cathedral to the Houses of Parliament. This beautifully illustrated book reveals the Arab and Islamic roots of Europe's architectural heritage. Diana Darke traces ideas and styles ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Secrets of Hawthorn Place

    A heartfelt and charming dual-time story of the power of love

    by Jenni Keer ...
    Narrated by Owen Findlay, Sofia Zervudachi ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 6 min

    ***Love will always find a way . . .***Discover the intriguing secrets of Hawthorn Place in this heartfelt dual-time novel, filled with warmth and charm, perfect for fans of Lucinda Riley and Cecelia Ahern.'An exquisitely detailed and enchanting love story' HEIDI SWAIN'Unforgettable and unique, the twists and turns of this enchanting book are woven together... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Brunelleschi's Dome

    How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture

    by Ross King ...
    Narrated by James Cameron Stewart ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 36 min

    On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore was announced: "Whoever desires to make any model or design for the vaulting of the main Dome . . . shall do so before the end of the month of September." The proposed dome was regarded far and wide as all but impossible to build. The dome would literally need to be erected over thin air. Of ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Timber Frame Mastery.

    A Roadmap to Create Lasting Beauty Handcrafted Constructions

    by Joseph Benton ...
    Narrated by Daniel Perez ...
    series Timber Frame Constructions #1

    Unabridged

    3 hours 24 min

    Discover the wonders of timber framing with the second edition of this powerful guide!Do you want to learn how you can use timber frames? Want to build your own house, shed, or another construction project? Would you like to test yourself for the first time with a simple project? Then keep reading!Timber framing is a highly versatile, beautiful form of construction which has been used for ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bunker

    Building for the End Times

    Narrated by Adam Sims ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 29 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Since prehistory, bunkers have been built as protection from cataclysmic social and environmental forces, and as places of power and transformation. Today, the bunker has become the extreme expression of our greatest fears: from pandemics to climate change and nuclear war. And once you look, it doesn't take long to start seeing bunkers everywhere.In Bunker, acclaimed ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, THE

    by Aditya Kumar ...
    Narrated by Aditya Kumar ...

    Unabridged

    7 min

    The Russian Revolution of 1917 was one of the most explosive political events of the twentieth century. The violent revolution marked the end of the Romanov dynasty and centuries of Russian Imperial rule. During the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks, led by leftist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, seized power and destroyed the tradition of csarist rule. The Bolsheviks would later become the ... Read more

    $5.87 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Have Personality Disorder, Will Rule Russia

    A Pocket Guide to Russian History

    Narrated by Jennifer Eremeeva ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 18 min

    “Russia’s colorful history,” suggests American writer and Russian historian, Jennifer Eremeeva, “should ideally be experienced on a huge, 3D IMAX screen, with the surround sound booming and a jumbo bucket of popcorn in your lap.”In Have Personality Disorder, Will Rule Russia: A Pocket Guide to Russian History, Eremeeva distills thirteen centuries of Russia’s complex history into entertaining ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Temples and Concepts of Ancient Egyptian Arcitecture

    Understanding Egyptian Religious Monuments

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

    Unabridged

    1 hour 31 min

    The earliest form of temple was a mere hut of plaited wickerwork, serving as a shrine for the symbols of the god; the altar but a mat of reeds. The earliest temples evolve from a wall built round the name-stela, which was afterward roofed in. With the advent of the New Empire the temple-building became of a much more complicated character, though the essential plan from the earliest period to the ... Read more

    $5.62 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Aaron Burr

    A Captivating Guide to the Life of Aaron Burr and the Most Famous Duel in American History

    Narrated by Duke Holm ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 6 min

    Explore the captivating life of Aaron Burr and his duel with Alexander Hamilton.Based on his early achievements, Aaron Burr, Jr., should have become an obscure but respected figure in American history. An officer in the Continental Army, a high-flying lawyer, and an influential politician, his career peak was becoming the third vice president in US history.But after all these achievements, Burr's ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    IMPORTANT SITES OF HARAPPAN CULTURE

    by Mukesh Kumar ...
    Narrated by Mukesh Kumar ...

    Unabridged

    7 min

    Indus civilization, also called Indus valley civilization or Harappan civilization, the earliest known urban culture of the Indian subcontinent. The nuclear dates of the civilization appear to be about 2500–1700 BCE, though the southern sites may have lasted later into the 2nd millennium BCE. ... Read more

    $5.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    COLONISATION

    OF INDIA

    by SURAJ KUMAR ...
    Narrated by SURAJ KUMAR ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    Colonial India was the part of the Indian subcontinent that was under the jurisdiction of European colonial powers during the Age of Discovery. European power was exerted both by conquest and trade, especially in spices.By Suraj Kumar ... Read more

    $5.87 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Building America

    The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

    by Jean H. Baker ...
    Narrated by Laural Merlington ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 41 min

    An English emigre who became America's first professional architect, Benjamin Henry Latrobe put his stamp on the built landscape of the new republic. Latrobe contributed to such iconic structures as the south wing of the US Capitol building, the White House, and the Navy Yard. He created some of the early republic's greatest neoclassical interiors, including the Statuary Hall. As a young man, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Soho

    A Street Guide to Soho's History, Architecture and People

    Unabridged

    12 hours 24 min

    Soho - illicit, glamorous, sordid, louche, poverty-stricken, squalid, exhilarating.One of Britain's best-loved historians, Dan Cruickshank, grants us an intimacy with centuries of rich and varied history as he guides us around the Soho of the last five hundred years. We learn of its original aspirations towards respectability, how it became London's bohemian quarter and why it was once home to its ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Architecture: A History in 100 Buildings

    Narrated by Dan Cruickshank ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 59 min

    This stunning book by renowned television historian Dan Cruickshank tells the history of architecture through the stories of 100 iconic buildings.Journeying through time and place, from the ancient Egyptian pyramids to the soaring skyscrapers of Manhattan, renowned architectural historian Dan Cruickshank explores the most impressive and characterful creations in world architecture.His selection ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ancient Rome

    A Captivating Introduction to the Roman Republic, the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire, and the Byzantine Empire

    Narrated by Timothy Burke ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 10 min

    The Roman civilization is probably the single most important civilization in the history of the planet. Its expansion defined Europe. Its constitution shaped societies from Russia in the east to the United States and Latin America in the west. Not even its conquerors were immune to the superior Roman culture.In this new captivating history book, you'll learn all you need to know about Roman ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    RISE OF

    INDIAN NATIONALISM

    by SURAJ KUMAR ...
    Narrated by SURAJ KUMAR ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    Indian nationalism developed as a concept during the Indian independence movement which campaigned for independence from British rule. Indian nationalism is an instance of territorial nationalism, which is inclusive of all of the people of India, despite their diverse ethnic, linguistic and religious backgrounds.By Suraj Kumar ... Read more

    $5.87 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    GURU, THE

    DRONACHARYA

    by SURAJ KUMAR ...
    Narrated by SURAJ KUMAR ...

    Unabridged

    26 min

    The book is about the guru dronacharya who teaches the karuuv and pandavs .He is the great martial artists and teached several students.He is the great guru.By suraj ... Read more

    $5.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Historia de Japón

    De la prehistoria hasta la actualidad

    by Marina Aicega ...
    Narrated by Juliana Velez Jaramillo ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 14 min

    Japón es un país que combina muchas facetas: desde la capital moderna y estridente de Tokio, hasta la espiritualidad y la tradición que se pueden observar en las zonas rurales del estado insular. ¿Cómo ocurrieron tales contrastes dentro de una sociedad que se encuentra en un espacio geográficamente aislado?La historia de Japón es de particular interés para los historiadores porque podría ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Survival of Humanity Throughout the Ages

    Narrated by Martin K. Ettington ...
    series The Human Survival Series #4

    Unabridged

    1 hour 49 min

    Many millions of species have existed in Earth’s past. What distinguishes those which survive like humanity and those who don’t survive?And what is it about Man’s ability to survive which has made us the dominant mammals on Earth?In this book we look at the things man has done uniquely to succeed. This includes the use of fire for all of our existence as Home Sapiens and much of our history as ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Stonemason

    A History of Building Britain

    Narrated by Thomas Judd ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 2 min

    Part-hands-on archaeological history of Britain, part-deeply personal insight into this ancient craft by a stonemason who has worked on Britain's greatest monuments, from Salisbury Cathedral to St Paul's.Following a tradition that dates back hundreds of years, stonemason Andrew Ziminski has worked on many of Britain's greatest monuments, from the Roman ruins of Bath to Salisbury Cathedral's spire ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial