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Revolutionary Period (1775-1800) Audiobooks

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    Time's Convert

    return to the spellbinding world of A Discovery of Witches

    Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 46 min

    From the Sunday Times Number One bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, soon to be a major Sky TV series, a novel about what it takes to become a vampire.From human to vampire ...Marcus Whitmore was made a vampire in the eighteenth century. Over two hundred years later, he finds himself in love with Phoebe Taylor, a human who decides to become a vampire herself.But ... ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    An American Quilt

    Unfolding a Story of Family and Slavery

    by Rachel May ...
    Narrated by Carrington MacDuffie ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 40 min

    When we think of slavery, most of us think of the American South. We think of back-breaking fieldwork on plantations. We don’t think of slavery in the North, nor do we think of the grueling labor of urban and domestic slaves. Rachel May’s rich new book explores the far reach of slavery, from New England to the Caribbean, the role it played in the growth of mercantile America, and the bonds between ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Benjamin Franklin

    An American Life

    Narrated by Boyd Gaines ...

    Abridged

    7 hours 15 min

    In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character.Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In a sweeping narrative that follows Franklin’s life from Boston to ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Men Who Lost America

    British Leadership, the American Revolution and the Fate of the Empire

    series Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History

    Unabridged

    21 hours 5 min

    The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in Britain must have been to blame, but were they? This intriguing book makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men who directed the British dimension of the war, historian Andrew O ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Benjamin Franklin

    Narrated by Nelson Runger ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 40 min

    In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character.Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In a sweeping narrative that follows Franklin’s life from Boston to ... Read more

    $73.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    John Adams

    Narrated by Nelson Runger ...

    Unabridged

    30 hours

    The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared ... Read more

    $89.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Adams

    An American Dynasty

    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...
    series American Heritage

    Unabridged

    15 hours 41 min

    John and Abigail Adams and their descendants have profoundly influenced life in the United States for more than two centuries. From the great political and philosophical contributions of Founding Father and President John Adams, the roster of Adams luminaries is unprecedented: diplomat and sixth president, John Quincy Adams; pre-Civil War "Voice of Honor," Charles Francis Adams; and authors Henry ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Washington's Heir

    The Life of Justice Bushrod Washington

    Narrated by Paul Heitsch ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 10 min

    The first biography of George Washington's extraordinary nephew, who inherited Mount Vernon and was Chief Justice John Marshall's right-hand man on the Supreme Court for nearly thirty years. In Washington's Heir, Gerard N. Magliocca gives us the first published biography of Bushrod Washington, one of the most underrated Founding Fathers. Born in 1762, Justice Washington fought in the Revolutionary ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    African Americans in the Revolutionary War

    Unabridged

    10 hours 1 min

    At first, neither George Washington nor the Continental Congress approved of enlisting African Americans in the new army. Nevertheless, Black men-both slave and free-filled the ranks and served in all of the early battles. Black sailors also saw action in every major naval battle of the Revolution, including members of John Paul Jones's crew aboard the Bonhomme Richard. At least thirteen Black ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Improbable Patriot

    The Secret History of Monsieur de Beaumarchais, the French Playwright Who Saved the American Revolution

    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 3 min

    Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais was an eighteenth-century French inventor, famed playwright, and upstart near-aristocrat in the court of King Louis XVI. In 1776, he conceived an audacious plan to send aid to the American rebels. What's more, he convinced the king to bankroll the project, and singlehandedly carried it out. By war's end, he had supplied Washington's army with most of its ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rush

    Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father

    by Stephen Fried ...
    Narrated by John H. Mayer ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 18 min

    The monumental life of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our most provocative and unsung Founding FathersFINALIST FOR THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BOOK PRIZE • AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEARBy the time he was thirty, Dr. Benjamin Rush had signed the Declaration of Independence, edited Common Sense, toured Europe as Benjamin Franklin’s protégé, and become John Adams’s ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    John Hancock

    Merchant King and American Patriot

    Narrated by David Stifel ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 17 min

    He was a rich, powerful aristocrat, a merchant king who loved English culture and fashion, and, above all, he was a loyal British subject with ambitions of a lordship and a grand retirement estate in England. There simply was no doubt about it: John Hancock was the least likely man in Boston to start a rebellion. How, then, did this Tory patrician become one of the staunchest supporters of the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Sovereign People

    The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism

    by Carol Berkin ...
    Narrated by Betsy Foldes Meiman ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 12 min

    The momentous story of how George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and John Adams navigated the crises of the 1790s and in the process bound the states into a unified nationToday the United States is the dominant power in world affairs, and that status seems assured. Yet in the decade following the ratification of the Constitution, the republic's existence was contingent and fragile, challenged by ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    American Spring

    Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution

    Narrated by Tom Taylorson ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 44 min

    A vibrant look at the American Revolution's first months, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.When we reflect on our nation's history, the American Revolution can feel almost like a foregone conclusion. In reality, the first weeks and months of 1775 were very tenuous, and a fractured and ragtag group of colonial militias had to coalesce rapidly to have even the slimmest chance of ... Read more

    $53.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    George Washington

    The Founding Father

    by Paul Johnson ...
    Narrated by David Drummond ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 50 min

    Paul Johnson’s History of the American People has been this always stimulating author’s most widely read book to date. Now Johnson gives us his concise portrait of the great founding American, George Washington, in a brilliant, sharply etched portrait that is full of surprising insights. Washington is seen as one of the most important authors of the Constitution, in addition to his pivotal ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dinner at Mr. Jefferson’s

    Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America

    Narrated by William Dufris ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 54 min

    Soon after the new Constitution took effect and George Washington became president, the United States was in serious danger of disaster. A bitter political rivalry between two men who had once been allies and two surging issues that inflamed the nation led to grim talk of breaking up the fledgling republic. Then, a single great evening—arguably the most important dinner party in American history ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    John Haslet’s World

    An Ardent Patriot, the Delaware Blues, and the Spirit of 1776

    by David Price ...
    Narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 32 min

    From David Price, author of The Road to Assunpink Creek, follow along on the journey of Delaware's Revolutionary War hero, John Haslet, and the legendary regiment he commanded during the 1776 campaign of George Washington's army. This is the story of Colonel John Haslet, an Irish immigrant to the American colonies who made the ultimate sacrifice while fighting for his adopted country. During this ... Read more

    $36.99 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

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Christian Slavery

    Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World

    Narrated by Elizabeth Wiley ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 49 min

    In Christian Slavery, Katharine Gerbner contends that religion was fundamental to the development of both slavery and race in the Protestant Atlantic world. Slave owners in the Caribbean and elsewhere established governments and legal codes based on an ideology of "Protestant Supremacy," which excluded the majority of enslaved men and women from Christian communities. For slaveholders, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The American Nation: A History, Vol. 11

    The Federalist System, 1789–1801

    Narrated by Joseph Tabler ...
    Audiobook 11 - The American Nation Series

    Unabridged

    7 hours 31 min

    A Dusty Tomes Audio BookIn Cooperation with Spoken RealmsThe Federalist System, 1789–1801 by John Spencer Bassett, PhD, Professor of History, Trinity College, NCNarrated by Joseph TablerVolume 11 of 27 in The American Nation: A History published by Harper Brothers (1904–1918) Edited by Albert Bushnell Hart, Professor of History at Harvard UniversityFrom the Editor’s Introduction to the Series: ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Modern Democracy: The History and Legacy of the World’s Democratic Institutions Since the American Revolution

    Narrated by Jim Johnston ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 12 min

    In today’s modern world every political regime, even the most authoritarian or repressive, describes itself as democracy or a Democratic People’s Republic. The concept of rule by the people, on behalf of the people, has come to be accepted as the norm, and very few would overtly espouse the cause of dictatorship, absolute monarchy or oligarchy as the most desirable political system upon which to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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 audiobook trial

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    Benjamin Franklin: Made in America

    by Jeff Webb ...
    Narrated by Jeff Webb ...
    series Learn25: Biographies

    Unabridged

    6 hours 18 min

    Called the “First American” and credited with “Inventing America,” Benjamin Franklin lived a life that invites hyperbole. Few rival Franklin for his range of accomplishment across a number of domains of human endeavor, and few lived a life of such consequence in one of history’s most consequential eras. In reality, Franklin’s true story eclipses the myths that pervade his legacy.Benjamin Franklin: ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Resignation as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army

    Narrated by Larry G. Jones ...

    Unabridged

    2 min

    After the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Revolutionary War, Washington resigned from his position as leader of the Continental Army. By the end of the war, Washington held enough power and influence to establish himself as king or even dictator over the new nation. Instead, he left the same way he entered: with humility, leaving way for independence to flourish. He stated, “Happy in the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial