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  • Audiobook

    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

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    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 or free with audiobook trial

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    Videnskab.dk #27 - Hvad kan vi bruge historie til?

    Narrated by Jais Baggestrøm Koch ...

    Unabridged

    20 min

    Ny viden om gamle vandlåse, den danske rationerings-politik under 1. verdenskrig og 1800-tallets herregårde; hvad skal vi egentlig bruge det til i dag? Videnskab.dk‘s podcast har indtaget festivalen `Historiske Dage‘ i København for at finde ud af, hvilken betydning forskning i historien har for vores liv i dag. Udover en snak med festivalleder på 'Historiske Dage', Henrik Thorvald Rasmussen, var ... Read more

    $4.07 AUD

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    Beacon Lights of History, Vol 7: Great Women (UNABRIDGED)

    by John LORD ...
    Narrated by Dorothy Celia ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 49 min

    Book Seven of the series focuses on the women of history and includes George Eliot, Joan of Arc and Madame Recamier. - Summary by KHand ... Read more

    $7.18 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Heart of Philura (UNABRIDGED)

    Narrated by Charley Laylah ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 51 min

    "(Once again Mrs Kingsley does not shy away from the highs and lows of life in the quickly changing world of the 1900s…the ageing women working to support themselves or their families, in jobs that will soon disappear...the washerwoman, butter-woman and the little dressmaker….the contrast between the socialite of Boston and the drudge in the kitchen….the old farmers and the independent, college ... Read more

    $7.18 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Canada: The Empire of the North (UNABRIDGED)

    by Agnes C. LAUT ...
    Narrated by Mallory Berkley ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours

    Canada's past is more dramatic than any romance ever penned. . . . All that has been attempted here is such a story of the romance and adventure in Canada's nation building as will give the casual reader knowledge of the country's past, and how that past led along a trail of great heroism to the destiny of a Northern Empire. This volume is in no sense formal history. There will be found in it no ... Read more

    $7.18 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hollow Places: An Unusual History of Land and Legend

    Narrated by Nicholas Camm ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 26 min

    ‘Impossible to summarise and delightfully absorbing, Hadley’s book is comfortably the most unexpected history book of the year’ Sunday TimesA luminous journey through a thousand years of folklore and English history.Hollow Places begins with a Hertfordshire dragon-slayer named Piers Shonks but soon draws us into the company of outlaws and stonemasons, antiquaries and champions. Full of wonder and ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Primate Change

    How the world we made is remaking us

    Narrated by Vybarr Cregan-Reid ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 27 min

    IF YOU THINK YOU ARE YOU, THINK AGAIN.PRIMATE CHANGE is a wide-ranging, polemical look at how and why the human body has changed since humankind first got up on two feet. Spanning the entirety of human history - from primate to transhuman - Vybarr Cregan-Reid's book investigates where we came from, who we are today and how modern technology will change us beyond recognition.In the last two hundred ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hörportrait: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    by Sven Görtz ...
    Narrated by Sven Görtz ...
    series Hörportrait - Biographien berühmter Persönlichkeiten in unterhaltsamer Form

    Abridged

    1 hour 17 min

    Mozart war unbestritten eines der größten musikalischen Genies aller Zeiten. Und obwohl er schon als junger Knabe Könige durch sein Klavierspiel hinzureißen verstand, war er doch während seines gesamten, kurzen Lebens ständig in Sorge um sein finanzielles sowie künstlerisches Auskommen. Dieses Hörporträt beleuchtet in 15 Kapiteln Mozarts Jugend voll anstrengender Konzertreisen, das schwierige ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Legenden und Ihre Biographien

    by Diverse ...
    Narrated by Sven Görtz ...

    Abridged

    6 hours 12 min

    Fünf große Leben - fünf packende Biographien! Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Heinrich Heine, Nostradamus, Rainer Maria Rilke, Marilyn Monroe - keiner von ihnen wurde wirklich alt, und dennoch fließen ihre Lebensgeschichten geradezu über von faszinierenden Erlebnissen! Mozarts Geldnöte, Heines "Matratzengruft", Nostradamus' Prophezeiungen, Rilkes "höfliches Schnorrertum", Monroes Süchte - dies sind ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Classical Mythology A to Z

    An Encyclopedia of Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines, Nymphs, Spirits, Monsters, and Places

    Unabridged

    14 hours 54 min

    An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology.Classical Mythology A-to-Z is a comprehensive and engrossing guide to Greek and Roman mythology. Written by Annette Giesecke, PhD, Professor of Classics and Chair of Ancient Greek and Roman Studies at the ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Richard Wagner

    Aus dem Geiste der Musik geboren

    Narrated by Michael Kommant ...

    Abridged

    1 hour 53 min

    Friedrich von Hausegger Richard Wagner - Aus dem Geiste der Musik geboren "Nicht die Entwicklung des Dramas war es, die nach Musik verlangte, sondern die Entwicklung der Musik vielmehr hat der dramatischen Gestaltung zugestrebt. Ein Musiker musste es sein, d. h. ein Künstler mit dem Drange, in unmittelbarstem Gefühlsausdrucke sich selbst zu geben. Das ist eben das Kennzeichnende des Wagner'schen ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Practicing History

    Selected Essays

    Narrated by Wanda McCaddon ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 52 min

    Master historian Barbara W. Tuchman looks at history in a unique way and draws lessons from what she sees. This accessible introduction to the subject of history offers striking insights into American’s past and present, trenchant observations on the international scene, and thoughtful pieces on the historian’s role. History should not just be a series of facts, names, and dates—it should be a ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Hörportrait: Nostradamus

    Prophet, Zeitreisender oder Scharlatan?

    by Diverse ...
    Narrated by Reiner Schöne ...
    series Hörportrait - Biographien berühmter Persönlichkeiten in unterhaltsamer Form

    Abridged

    59 min

    Die neueste Ausgabe der Biographien-Serie "Hörportrait" befasst sich mit einer der kontroversesten Figuren des Mittelalters: Nostradamus. Schon zu Lebzeiten erlangte er weltweite Berühmtheit, indem er den gewaltsamen Tod des Königs Heinrich II. vorhersagte. Seine Prophezeiungen, in denen er unter anderem die Herrschaften von Napoleon und Hitler vorhersagte, das Kennedy-Attentat sowie die Aids ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Leadership Genius of Julius Caesar

    Modern Lessons from the Man Who Built an Empire

    Narrated by Joe Bronzi ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 47 min

    The Leadership Genius of Julius CaesarModern Lessons from the Man Who Built an Empire“Brilliantly crafted to draw leadership lessons from history, this is one of the finest leadership books I have read.”—Doris Kearns Goodwin, bestselling author of Team of Rivals and The Bully PulpitLeaders are always trying to get better, which is why there is an enormous and growing collection of literature ... Read more

    $26.77 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The History of Science Fiction and Fantasy And Summaries of Great Books to Read

    Narrated by Martin K. Ettington ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 47 min

    I love science fiction and fantasy and have read thousands of these books during my life. I started by reading sci fi comic books as a child, then graduated to sci fi novels and fantasy. This genre exposed me to science and technology and is probably one of the main reasons I became an engineer.In recent years I’ve written and published my own science fiction novels which gives me more insight on ... Read more

    $37.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Die Sieben Weltwunder

    Narrated by Jan Koester ...

    Abridged

    2 hours 13 min

    Die Sieben Weltwunder des Alterstums sind jedem ein Begriff, aber welche sind es genau und was machte sie zu Weltwundern? Sieben mussten es sein, Sieben gilt als heilige Zahl. Ernst von Khuon geht auf Reise in die Vergangenheit und erweckt die Geschichte zum Leben. Ohne sie jemals selber gesehen zu haben, erkennen wir die Erhabenheit, die Außergewöhnlichkeit dieser sieben Bauwerke. Was die Erbauer ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Children's Nursery Rhymes - Part One

    by Albert Jack ...
    Narrated by Albert Jack ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 45 min

    From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo:The historical significance of children’s rhymes is often lost on most adults, let alone the children who learn them by heart almost as soon as they learn to say anything at all. For all of us, the first things we are taught, ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Die deutsche Revolution 1989/90

    Narrated by Andreas Rödder ...
    series uni auditorium

    Abridged

    1 hour 4 min

    Schon den Zeitgenossen war klar: 1989/90 erlebten sie einen jener Momente, in denen die Geschichte, wie Jacob Burckhardt schrieb, plötzlich in furchtbare Schnelligkeit gerät: Entwicklungen, die sonst Jahrhunderte brauchen, scheinen in Monaten und Wochen wie flüchtige Phantome vorüberzugehen und damit erledigt zu sein. Der Zusammenbruch des Ostblocks, das Ende der DDR und die Wiedervereinigung ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Die Geschichte des Teufels

    Narrated by Michael Kommant ...

    Abridged

    1 hour 51 min

    Fritz Mauthner hat in seinem vierbändigem Opus magnum "Der Atheismus und seine Geschichte im Abendlande" (1920-1923) auch einen historisch-philosophischen Überblick zur Kulturgeschichte des Teufels bis in das 19. Jahrhundert nachgezeichnet. Seine Darstellung endet mit der Feststellung: "Der Teufelswahn war von Anfang an und fast unlöslich mit dem christlichen Glauben verbunden oder anders ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Zeit - Postmoderne

    Vorlesung von Prof. Dr. Karlheinz A. Geißler

    series uni auditorium

    Abridged

    1 hour 10 min

    WAS IST ZEIT? Es gibt unterschiedliche Zeitverständnisse. Mit den jeweils herrschenden Zeitvorstellungen wird in der Gesellschaft Ordnung gemacht und auch die Individuen strukturieren mit ihrem Zeitverständnis ihr Leben und dessen Verlauf. In der Postmoderne wird das Zeitverständnis und das Zeithandeln weitgehend von den Non-Stop-Technologien bestimmt. Das Zeithandeln richtet sich in erster Linie ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Alte Geschichte: Die Germanen

    Narrated by Bruno Bleckmann ...
    series uni auditorium

    Abridged

    51 min

    Nach der Varusschlacht und einigen Folgekämpfen unterließen es die Römer, das Gebiet rechts des Rheines zur Provinz zu machen. Die Germanen blieben außerhalb des Reichsverbandes, was zu tiefgreifenden Folgen für die deutsche und die europäische Geschichte führte. Die Germanen sind zwar nicht die "alten Deutschen", aber doch wesentlicher Teil der deutschen Vorgeschichte. Die Vorlesung stellt ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Zeit - Vormoderne & Moderne

    Vorlesung von Prof. Dr. Karlheinz A. Geißler

    series uni auditorium

    Abridged

    1 hour 1 min

    WAS IST ZEIT? Es gibt unterschiedliche Zeitverständnisse. Mit den jeweils herrschenden Zeitvorstellungen wird in der Gesellschaft Ordnung gemacht und auch die Individuen strukturieren mit ihrem Zeitverständnis ihr Leben und dessen Verlauf. DER UMGANG MIT DER ZEIT IN VERSCHIEDENEN EPOCHEN In der Vormodernde fand man die Zeit bei Gott, bzw. in den Regeln des kirchlichen Lebens und in der von Gott ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Forgotten Voices Of The Great War

    by Max Arthur ...
    Narrated by Richard Bebb ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 1 min

    In 1960, the Imperial War Museum began a momentous task. A team of academics, archivists and volunteers set about tracing ordinary men and women who had lived through one of the most harrowing periods of modern history, the First World War. Veterans were interviewed in details about their day-to-day experiences, on and off the front. The project has since grown to be the most important archive of ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial