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    The Jakarta Method

    Washington's Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World

    Narrated by Tim Paige ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 58 min

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2020 BY NPR, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, AND GQThe hidden story of the wanton slaughter -- in Indonesia, Latin America, and around the world -- backed by the United States.In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important turning points of the twentieth century, eliminating the ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    News of a Kidnapping

    Unabridged

    11 hours 22 min

    Consumed these past twenty years by a “biblical holocaust,” Colombia has endured leftist insurgencies, right-wing death squads, currency collapses, cholera epidemics, and, most recently and corrosively, drug trafficking. Returning to his days as a reporter for El Espectador, Gabriel García Márquez chronicles, with consummate skill, the period in late 1990 when Colombian security forces mounted a ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Parte 9 - a Economia Cafeeira

    series Tudo sobre o Brasil #9

    Unabridged

    53 min

    Essa aula reflete basicamente sobre os movimentos sociais ocorridos nas áreas rurais do estado de São Paulo, entre 1889/1930.A economia cafeeira, praticada em moldes capitalistas desde a década de 1870, constituía a base econômica da nação brasileira nesse período e os lucros advindos da agro-exportação do café constituíram importante capital para o desenvolvimento urbano-industrial.Um dos fatores ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nemesis

    One Man and the Battle for Rio

    by Misha Glenny ...
    Narrated by Misha Glenny ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 6 min

    His name was Antonio, but they would call him Nem. From the infamous favela of Rocinha in Rio, he was a hardworking young father forced to make a decision that would turn his world upside down.Nemesis is the story of an ordinary man who became the king of the largest slum in Rio, the head of a drug cartel and perhaps Brazil’s most wanted criminal. A man who tried to bring welfare and justice to a ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Imaginário Político nos Inícios da República Brasileira - Parte 2

    series Tudo sobre o Brasil #2

    Unabridged

    39 min

    Proclamada a República no Brasil, em 1889, as três principais forças sociais responsáveis por essa transformação política - fazendeiros de café, Exército e setores das classes médias urbanas - lutarão para imprimir sua marca cultural e política, conformando o novo regime aos seus diferentes projetos políticos.Essa aula, apresentada em duas partes, versa sobre as disputas em torno do ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Argentina: The History and Legacy of the Nation from the Colonial Era to Today

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 16 min

    By the time Christopher Columbus started setting east from the New World, he had explored San Salvador in the Bahamas (which he thought was Japan), Cuba (which he thought was China), and Hispaniola, the source of gold. As the common story goes, Columbus, en route back to Spain from his first journey, called in at Lisbon as a courtesy to brief the Portuguese King John II of his discovery of the New ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Puma Punku

    The History of Tiwanaku's Spectacular Temple of the Sun

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 11 min

    The ancient world often evokes wonder, respect and even confusion, and few places accomplish any of that more than the incredible ruined stone temple of Puma Punku. Part of the larger ruined city of Tiwanaku in the altiplano plains of modern Bolivia, Puma Punku is a marvel of engineering, stonemasonry and design. These facts are obvious to even the lay observer, as Puma Punku’s stonework is ... Read more

    $8.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Brazil

    The Troubled Rise of a Global Power

    by Michael Reid ...
    Narrated by Michael Healy ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 39 min

    Experts believe that Brazil, the world's fifth largest country and its seventh largest economy, will be one of the most important global powers by the year 2030. Yet far more attention has been paid to the other rising behemoths, Russia, India, and China. Often ignored and underappreciated, Brazil, according to renowned, award-winning journalist Michael Reid, has finally begun to live up to its ... Read more

    $33.68 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chile and Argentina

    Narrated by Richard C. Hottelet ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 54 min

    The “southern cone” of South America has a vibrant yet checkered history. Argentina in 1920 was a productive and wealthy nation, yet by the 1980s was reduced to virtual third world status. Chile has a long history of internal strife, usually with representative politics until authoritarians seized power in 1973. Chile was influenced by Spanish conquerors; Argentina’s Italian and German immigrants ... Read more

    $17.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    There Are No Dead Here

    A Story of Murder and Denial in Colombia

    Unabridged

    12 hours 6 min

    The bloody story of the rise of paramilitaries in Colombia, told through three characters -- a fearless activist, a dogged journalist, and a relentless investigator -- whose lives intersected in the midst of unspeakable terror.Colombia's drug-fueled cycle of terror, corruption, and tragedy did not end with Pablo Escobar's death in 1993. Just when Colombians were ready to move past the murderous ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cotidiano da República Aula 1 - Volume IV

    series Tudo sobre o Brasil

    Unabridged

    1 hour 4 min

    Dividida em duas partes, essa aula discute as transformações econômicas, políticas, sociais,culturais e mentais, ocorridas com a República e o seu impacto sobre o mundo urbano, em especial sobre o Rio de Janeiro, capital do Brasil e a cidade mais importante e populosa do país, entre os fins do século XIX e os inícios do século XX.Se mudanças de natureza variada já ocorriam na formação social ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rebelión

    Unabridged

    1 hour 18 min

    Libro sobre la contingencia en formato especial, escritor por el autor best seller nacional.Desde el comienzo de la llamada "primavera chilena", el escritor Jorge Baradit le tomó el pulso a una revolución sin precedentes, que devino tanto en marchas y protestas como en asambleas espontáneas, organizadas por los ciudadanos comunes y corrientes en plazas, juntas de vecinos, clubes deportivos. ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Colombia

    What Everyone Needs to Know

    Narrated by Gary Tiedemann ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 8 min

    Colombia's recent past has been characterized by what its Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez once called "a biblical holocaust" of human savagery. Along with the scourge of drug-related massacres facing the country, politically-motivated assassinations (averaging thirty per day in the 1990s), widespread disappearances, rapes, and kidnappings have run rampant through the country for decades. For ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Música na São Paulo Colonial

    Narrated by Monge Joaquim ...

    Unabridged

    59 min

    Distante dos grandes centros econômicos da colônia, São Paulo colonial foi durante muito tempo considerado pela historiografia musical uma região de parcos recursos no exercício da dita arte.Nessa aula trataremos de mostrar que a vida musical em terras paulistas refletia as formas de uso típicas do Brasil colonial, constituindo-se na pluralidade e dimensão exigida por uma sociedade constituída ao ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Soledad & Compañía (Solitude and Company)

    Un retrato a voces de Gabriel García Márquez

    Narrated by Daniela Sierra ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    Este libro es un boleto de entrada para una fiesta en la que todos hablan, todos gritan, todos opinan, se contradicen y hasta dicen mentiras. Bienvenidos. Soledad & Compañía es un retrato humano, fresco e irreverente de Gabriel García Márquez donde se entretejen las voces de sus amigos, sus seres queridos y hasta sus detractores, quienes nunca antes habían compartido sus historias con el primerio ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Walter Ralegh

    Architect of Empire

    by Alan Gallay ...
    Narrated by Paul Hodgson ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 38 min

    From a Bancroft Prize-winning historian, a biography of the famed poet, courtier, and colonizer, showing how he laid the foundations of the English EmpireSir Walter Ralegh was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth. She showered him with estates and political appointments. He envisioned her becoming empress of a universal empire. She gave him the opportunity to lead the way.In Walter Ralegh,Alan Gallay ... Read more

    $40.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Living to Tell the Tale

    Unabridged

    21 hours 2 min

    One of the most acclaimed and revered Nobel laureates begins to tell us the story of his life.Living to Tell the Tale spans Gabriel García Márquez’s life from his birth in 1927 through the start of his career as a writer to the moment in the 1950s when he proposed to the woman who would become his wife. It has the shape, the quality, and the vividness of a conversation with the reader—a tale of ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Fall of Che Guevara

    A Story of Soldiers, Spies, and Diplomats

    Narrated by Richard McGonagle ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 17 min

    This book tells the story—for the first time—of the United States government’s response to Guevara’s ill-starred insurgency in Bolivia in 1967. Henry Butterfield Ryan argues that Guevara’s life must be reevaluated in light of secret documents only recently released by the CIA, the State Department, the Pentagon, and the National Security Council.Ryan’s dramatic account of the last days of Che ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Incas: Una Fascinante Guía sobre la Historia del Imperio y la Civilización Inca

    Narrated by Nicolas Villanueva ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 28 min

    Explora la Fascinante Historia de los IncasUna de las culturas antiguas más notables de Sudamérica es, sin lugar a dudas, la civilización inca. Reinaron sobre el imperio más grande de Sudamérica; no solo eso, su imperio era también el más grande del mundo en ese momento.Hay muchos misterios que rodean a los incas. ¿Dónde se originaron? ¿Cómo llegaron a reinar sobre un imperio tan vasto que incluía ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    House of Rain

    Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest

    by Craig Childs ...
    Narrated by Craig Childs ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 21 min

    A "beautifully written travelogue" that draws on the latest scholarly research as well as a lifetime of exploration to light on the extraordinary Anasazi culture of the American Southwest (Entertainment Weekly).The greatest "unsolved mystery" of the American Southwest is the fate of the Anasazi, the native peoples who in the eleventh century converged on Chaco Canyon (in today's southwestern New ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Parte 6 - Aspectos Gerais da República Brasileira Entre 1889 - 1930

    series Tudo sobre o Brasil #6

    Unabridged

    48 min

    Nessa exposição busca-se traçar um amplo panorama da República brasileira entre os seu s inícios, em 1889, e 1930, quando um no vo projeto de dominação política se estabelece no Brasil.Aspectos gerais da vida brasileira são discutidos, tendo em vista a economia, a política e suas instituições e a organização social do país nas primeiras décadas republicanas.Baseada em várias obras, essa aula ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Mapmaker's Wife

    A True Tale Of Love, Murder, And Survival In The Amazon

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 30 min

    In the early years of the eighteenth century, a band of French scientists set off on a daring, decade-long expedition to South America in a race to measure the precise shape of the earth. Like Lewis and Clark's exploration of the American West, their incredible mission revealed the mysteries of a little-known continent to a world hungry for discovery. Scaling 16,000-foot mountains in the Peruvian ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Escrava Isaura

    Unabridged

    6 hours 30 min

    Escrito em plena campanha abolicionista (1875), o livro conta as desventuras de Isaura, escrava branca e educada, de caráter nobre, vítime um senhor devasso e cruel.O romance foi um grande sucesso editorial e permitiu que Bernardo Guimarães se tornasse um dos mais populares romancistas de sua época. O autor pretende, nesta obra, fazer um libelo anti-escravagista e libertário e, talvez, por isso, o ... Read more

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    Parte 8 - Movimentos Sociais Rurais - Contestado

    series Tudo sobre o Brasil #8

    Unabridged

    1 hour 14 min

    Se a República no Brasil mostrou, desde cedo, sua face dura e excludente em relação ao s setores populares rurais e urbanos, é certo também que houve resistência e a busca de um exercicío de contra-poder da população pobre e trabalhadora, tanto no mundo urbano com o nas áreas rurais.Essa aula, com posta em duas partes, discute os mais importantes movimentos sociais rurais ocorridos nas áreas ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD or free with audiobook trial