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    How Democracies Die

    The International Bestseller: What History Reveals About Our Future

    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 24 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, read by Fred Sanders.Two Harvard professors explain the dangerous world we face todayDemocracies can die with a coup d'état - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the election of an authoritarian leader, the abuse of governmental power and the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge: From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic

    Narrated by Simon Winchester ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 19 min

    ‘A delightful compendium of the kind of facts you immediately want to share with anyone you encounter’ New York Times‘An ebullient, irrepressible spirit invests this book. It is erudite and sprightly’Sunday TimesFrom the creation of the first encyclopedia to Wikipedia, from ancient museums to modern kindergarten classes—here is award-winning writer Simon Winchester’s brilliant and all-encompassing ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    Crown and Country: A History of England through the Monarchy

    Unabridged

    15 hours 11 min

    An exploration of the British monarchy from the retreat of the Romans up until the modern day.The monarchy is one of Britain’s longest surviving institutions – as well as one of its most tumultuous and revered. In this masterful book, David Starkey looks at the monarchy as a whole, charting its history from Roman times, to the Wars of the Roses, the chaos of the Civil War, the fall of Charles I ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Millennium

    The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom

    by Tom Holland ...
    Narrated by Tom Holland, Mark Meadows ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 32 min

    Of all the civilisations existing in the year 1000, that of Western Europe seemed the unlikeliest candidate for future greatness. Compared to the glittering empires of Byzantium or Islam, the splintered kingdoms on the edge of the Atlantic appeared impoverished, fearful and backward. But the anarchy of these years proved to be, not the portents of the end of the world, as many Christians had ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    The Histories

    by Herodotus ...
    Narrated by Frank Laverty ...

    Unabridged

    27 hours 8 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.This Penguin Classic of Tom Holland's 'stirring new translation' (Telegraph) of Herodotus' Histories, one of the great books in Western history, is narrated by Frank Laverty.The Histories of Herodotus, completed in the second half of the 5th century BC, is generally regarded as the first work of history and the first great masterpiece of non-fiction writing. Joined here ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Millennium

    The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom

    by Tom Holland ...
    Narrated by Andrew Sachs ...

    Abridged

    5 hours 34 min

    Of all the civilisations existing in the year 1000, that of Western Europe seemed the unlikeliest candidate for future greatness. Compared to the glittering empires of Byzantium or Islam, the splintered kingdoms on the edge of the Atlantic appeared impoverished, fearful and backward. But the anarchy of these years proved to be, not the portents of the end of the world, as many Christians had ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

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    The Frontiers of Knowledge

    What We Know About Science, History and The Mind

    Narrated by Richard Goulding ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 43 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.In very recent times humanity has learnt a vast amount about the universe, the past, and itself. But through our remarkable successes in acquiring knowledge we have learned how much we have yet to learn: the science we have, for example, addresses just 5% of the universe; pre-history is still being revealed, with thousands of historical sites yet to be explored; and the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Medieval Horizons

    Why the Middle Ages Matter

    by Ian Mortimer ...
    Narrated by Ian Mortimer ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 23 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We tend to think about the Middle Ages as a dark and backward time, characterised by violence, ignorance and superstition. We believe that life was unchanging over the period, so if a peasant fell asleep in in the year 1000 and woke up six hundred years later, he would return to a world that was instantly recognisable. We hold that change is facilitated by science and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    How to Fit All of Ancient Greece in an Elevator

    Unabridged

    6 hours 24 min

    An enormous bestseller in Greece, this is a spectacularly iconoclastic take on the story of Ancient Greece by a rising star in archaeologyTwo strangers meet in a trapped elevator. One is an archaeologist, the other isn’t. A simple question, ‘What do you do?’, becomes the springboard for a dialogue that weaves a fascinating tale…In How to Fit All of Ancient Greece in an Elevator, acclaimed ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    Stalin’s Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva

    Narrated by Karen Cass ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 16 min

    ‘Compassionate and compelling, this is not a political story but a quest for love in the heart of darkness’ Simon Sebag Montefiore‘A biography on an epic scale, with a combination of tragedy and history worthy of a Russian novel’ Independent‘Superbly well told’ Sunday TimesWho was Svetlana Alliluyeva?A little girl, her father’s only daughter, his “little sparrow”; instructed to bury her secrets in ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    What If?

    A BBC Radio 4 alternative history

    Narrated by Christopher Andrew ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 28 min

    Christopher Andrew and guests ask what would have happened if major historical moments had taken a different courseIn these 34 intriguing episodes, leading historian Christopher Andrew rewrites history, considering what might have transpired if pivotal events had turned out differently. By altering a single, plausible fact, he explores alternative futures where the Spanish Armada landed on English ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Ellis Island

    A People's History

    Narrated by Carlotta Brentan ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 41 min

    From Annie Moore, the Irishwoman who was the first to be processed there, to Arne Peterssen, the Norwegian who was the last to be taken away from the island in 1954, Ellis Island weaves together the personal experiences of forgotten individuals with those who live on in history: Fiorello La Guardia, Lee Iacocca, and other American leaders whose paths led them to the Island for various reasons. ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Saeculum

    Defining Historical Eras in Ancient Roman Thought

    by Paul Hay ...
    Narrated by Roman Howell ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 23 min

    How the notion of unique eras influenced the Roman view of time and the narration of history from various perspectives. The Victorian Era. The Age of Enlightenment. The post-9/11 years. We are accustomed to demarcating history, fencing off one period from the next. But societies have not always operated in this way. Paul Hay returns to Rome in the first century BCE to glimpse the beginnings of ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Wizards

    David Duke, America's Wildest Election, and the Rise of the Far Right

    Narrated by Chris Sorensen ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 6 min

    The '91 Louisiana Governor's race was supposed to be forgettable. But when former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke shocked the nation by ousting incumbent Republican Governor Buddy Roemer in the primary, the world took notice. Democrat Edwin Edwards, a former three-term governor and two-time corruption defendant, was left alone to face Duke in the general election-and he was going to lose. Then a ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Die Freimaurer - Der mächtigste Geheimbund der Welt (Ungekürzte Lesung)

    by John Dickie ...
    Narrated by Julian Mehne ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 58 min

    Die wahre Geschichte hinter dem Mythos. Der Historiker und Mafia-Experte John Dickie liefert die erste umfassende und seriöse Geschichte der Freimaurer - des Geheimbunds, der seit seiner Gründung im 18. Jahrhundert die Geschicke des Westens entscheidend mitbestimmt hat. Mozart, Goethe und Friedrich der Große gehörten dazu. George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt und Winston Churchill auch. ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD $35.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Jembe Revolution

    The Birth of the Jembe in America

    by Kojo Bey ...
    Narrated by Obba Babatundé ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 52 min

    The jembe drum is one of the most popular percussion instruments in the world. This book will explore African drumming and dance before the jembe drum arrived in America. Drummers, dancers and enthusiasts who experienced the beginning of jembe music in America provided insight on how the jembe fueled a revolution. The energy of this book encouraged Jembefolas to reveal secret information they had ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Fifties

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    34 hours 44 min

    The Fifties is a sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the ten years that Halberstam regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today. Halberstam offers portraits of not only the titans of the age: Eisenhower Dulles, Oppenheimer, MacArthur, Hoover, and Nixon, but also of Harley Earl, who put fins on cars; Dick and Mac McDonald and Ray Kroc, who mass-produced the ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

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    The Doctrine Of Fascism Benito Mussolini

    Unabridged

    47 min

    “It’s better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep.”"I am the most terrible animal that's ever existed."“We become strongest, I feel, when we have no friends upon whom to lean, or to look for moral guidance." ”MUSSOLINIBenito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini born on July 29, 1883 who went by the nickname “Il Duce” (“the Leader”), was a deeply unbalanced tyrannical Italian dictator who ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Backpage Indictment

    Narrated by Tony D. Ortega ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 42 min

    93-count indictment on sex trafficking charges revealed against Backpage founders. ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Piraten - Von der Antike bis heute (Ungekürzt)

    by Jann M. Witt ...
    Narrated by Uve Teschner ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 6 min

    Die Piraterie ist fast so alt wie die Seefahrt selbst. Schon der griechische Historiker Thukydides berichtete im 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr. von Völkern, die sich ihren Lebensunterhalt mit dem Überfall auf fremde Schiffe "verdienten" Geblieben ist seitdem die Verklärung. Gern werden Seeräuber in Büchern und Filmen als Helden à la Robin Hood dargestellt oder als aufrechte Streiter gegen Knechtung und ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Die Welt Homers (Ungekürzt)

    Narrated by Elke Domhardt ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 10 min

    Jörg Fündling öffnet den Blick auf die großen Epen Homers und somit zugleich auf drei Zeitalter der griechischen Geschichte, die sich in "Ilias" und "Odyssee" gespiegelt finden. Im Kapitel über den "Großen Aufbruch" geht es um die archaische Zeit: wachsender Wohlstand, Übergewicht der Inselgriechen und Kleinasiens, Kolonisation, Vormacht und Bedrohtheit der Aristokratie, Dominanz der Städte und ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Hirsebrei und Nonnenfürze (Ungekürzt)

    Narrated by Kerstin Hoffmann ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 13 min

    Festmahl, Fastenspeise, Hungersnot - hier geht es um ein grundlegendes Thema der Menschheit, grundlegend jedenfalls für Zeiten, die Nahrungsmittel nicht im Überfluss kannten, meist sogar Mangel litten. Ernst Schubert macht aus einem kulinarischen Thema eine umfassende Kultur- und Mentalitätsgeschichte des Mittelalters. Er berichtet vom Fleisch und vom betrügerischen Metzger, vom Hering und vom ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Mythos Wikinger (Ungekürzt)

    by Claudia Banck ...
    Narrated by Thomas Krause, Jule Vollmer ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 11 min

    Sie waren groß, blond und blauäugig, und ihre Frauen hatten nichts zu sagen. Die >Terroristen< des Mittelalters tauchten mit ihren Schiffen aus dem Nichts auf und versetzten Europa in Angst und Schrecken. Bis an die Zähne bewaffnet eroberten die Horden aus dem Norden ganze Landstriche und erschlugen alles, was sich bewegte. Dieses Bild haben wohl viele von uns im Kopf, sobald das Stichwort ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Ich bin dann mal Jakobsmuscheln essen

    Der Jacobsweg: Nur eine Marketingidee?

    Narrated by Thomas Meinen ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 13 min

    Entstehung und Entwicklung des Jakobsweges, von der Frühgeschichte bis in die Neuzeit. Der Weg führt nicht nur nach Santiago de Compostela, sondern auch zum Inneren der menschlichen Seele. Für die Menschen hatte und hat der Jakobsweg deshalb eine besondere Bedeutung. Wer ihn geht, möchte Klarheit in seinem Leben. Die Kirche ist ebenfalls daran interessiert und sorgt dafür, dass der Mythos ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus