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World History Audiobooks

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    Sapiens

    A Brief History of Humankind

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 18 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLERWhat makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens?Yuval Noah Harari challenges everything we know about being human.Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it: us.In this bold and provocative audiobook, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Our Moon

    A Human History

    by Rebecca Boyle ...
    Narrated by Rebecca Lowman ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 1 min

    A cultural and scientific history of the Moon from prehistoric archaeology to the most recent technological and scientific research today.'A sweeping, lyrical new account of our cosmic neighbour'PETER BRANNEN, author of The Ends of the WorldEvery living being throughout history, across time and geography, has gazed up at the same moon.From the first prehistoric life that crawled onto land guided ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    A Short History of the World

    Narrated by Guy Bethell ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 20 min

    There is an increasing realization that our knowledge of world history-and how it all fits together-is far from perfect. Here, Christopher Lascelles aims to fill the big gaps in our historical knowledge with a book that is easy to follow and assumes little prior knowledge of past events. He doesn't aim to come up with groundbreaking new theories on why things occurred, but rather gives a broad ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

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    The War in the West: A New History

    Volume 2: The Allies Fight Back 1941-43

    by James Holland ...
    Narrated by Leighton Pugh ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 54 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The War in the West: A New History: Volume 2 by James Holland, read by Leighton Pugh.In the second volume of his acclaimed new history of the Second World War, James Holland examines the momentous turning points of 1941–1943: Hitler’s invasion of Russia; America’s entry into the conflict; the devastating Thousand Bomber Raids over Germany; the long ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Magicians of the Gods

    Evidence for an Ancient Apocalypse

    Narrated by Graham Hancock ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 54 min

    New archaeological evidence for a pre-historic civilisation updated with two substantial new chapters brimming with recent reporting of fresh scientific advances.Graham Hancock's multi-million bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth's lost civilization. Twenty years on, ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Vietnam: An Epic History of a Divisive War 1945-1975

    by Max Hastings ...
    Narrated by Max Hastings, Peter Noble ...

    Unabridged

    33 hours 33 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘His masterpiece’ Antony Beevor, Spectator ‘A masterful performance’ Sunday Times ‘By far the best book on the Vietnam War’ Gerald Degroot, The Times, Book of the YearVietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

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    Ask A Historian

    50 Surprising Answers to Things You Always Wanted to Know

    Unabridged

    11 hours 4 min

    'Brilliantly funny' SHAPARAK KHORSANDI'Immensely enjoyable' BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE'Every page contains delights' LINDSEY FITZHARRISWhy is Italy called Italy? How old is curry? How fast was the medieval Chinese post system? How do we know how people sounded in the past? Who invented maths?Responding to fifty genuine questions from the public, Greg Jenner takes you on an entertaining tour through ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Chip War

    The Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology

    by Chris Miller ...
    Narrated by Stephen Graybill ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 38 min

    ***Winner of the 2022 Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award******Selected as one of Barack Obama's Favourite Books of 2023***'Pulse quickening. A nonfiction thriller - equal parts The China Syndrome and Mission Impossible' New York TimesAn epic account of the decades-long battle to control the world's most critical resource—microchip technologyPower in the modern ... ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Less is More

    How Degrowth Will Save the World

    by Jason Hickel ...
    Narrated by Ben Crystal, Clifford Samuel ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 5 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The world has finally awoken to the reality of climate breakdown and ecological collapse. Now we must face up to its primary cause. Capitalism demands perpetual expansion, which is devastating the living world. There is only one solution that will lead to meaningful and immediate change: DEGROWTH.If we want to have a shot at halting the crisis, we need to restore the ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Rubicon

    The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic

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

    Unabridged

    15 hours 9 min

    'The book that really held me, in fact, obsessed me, was Rubicon . . . This is narrative history at its best. Bloody and labyrinthine political intrigue and struggle, brilliant oratory, amazing feats of conquest and cruelty' Ian McEwan, Books of the Year, Guardian'Re-evaluating Rome for a new generation' Robert Harris, Sunday Times'Marvellously readable' Niall FergusonThe ... ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939–1945

    by Max Hastings ...
    Narrated by Steven Crossley ...

    Unabridged

    30 hours 39 min

    ‘As gripping as any spy thriller, Hastings’s achievement is especially impressive, for he has produced the best single volume yet written on the subject’ Sunday Times‘Authoritative, exciting and notably well written’ Daily Telegraph‘A serious work of rigourous and comprehensive history … royally entertaining and readable’ Mail on SundayIn ‘The Secret War’, Max Hastings examines the espionage and ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

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    A People’s History of the World

    From the Stone Age to the New Millennium

    by Chris Harman ...
    Narrated by Napoleon Ryan ...

    Unabridged

    29 hours 44 min

    Chris Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals. Interacting with the forces of technological change as well as the impact of powerful individuals and revolutionary ideas, these societies have engendered events familiar to every schoolchild-from the empires of antiquity to the ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

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    How the World Really Works

    A Scientist’s Guide to Our Past, Present and Future

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    Narrated by Stephen Perring ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 8 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We have never had so much information at our fingertips and yet most of us don't know how the world really works. This book explains seven of the most fundamental realities governing our survival and prosperity. From energy and food production, through our material world and its globalization, to risks, our environment and its future, How the World Really Works offers a ... Read more

    $22.99 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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    Paul Sinha's History Revision: The Complete Series 1-3

    by Paul Sinha ...
    Narrated by Paul Sinha ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    In his fascinating and hilarious BBC Radio 4 stand up show, comedian and quizzer Paul Sinha shines a light on the important historical moments that you never got taught at school, and explains why so much of what you did learn is wrong. There will also, as ever, be puns.He explains how Portugal's invasion of Morocco in 1415 led directly to the 2014 World Cup; how the 1909 launch of an Austro ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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    Pathogenesis

    How germs made history

    Narrated by Jonathan Kennedy ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 27 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Humans did not make history - we played host.This humbling and revelatory book shows how infectious disease has shaped humanity at every stage, from the first success of Homo sapiens over the equally intelligent Neanderthals to the fall of Rome and the rise of Islam. How did an Indonesian volcano help cause the Black Death, setting Europe on the road to capitalism? How ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    A Short History of Europe

    From Pericles to Putin

    by Simon Jenkins ...
    Narrated by Simon Jenkins ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 14 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of A Short History of Europe written and read by Simon Jenkins.Europe is an astonishingly successful place. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins grippingly tells the story of its evolution from warring peoples to peace, wealth and freedom - a story that twists and turns from Greece and Rome, through the Dark Ages, the Reformation and ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Dam Busters

    The Race to Smash the Dams, 1943

    by James Holland ...
    Narrated by James Holland ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 4 min

    The night of May 16th, 1943. Nineteen specially adapted Lancaster bombers take off from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, each with a huge 9,000lb cylindrical bomb strapped underneath them. Their mission: to destroy three dams deep within the German heartland, which provide the lifeblood to the industries supplying the Third Reich's war machine.From the outset, it was an almost impossible task, a ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Legacy of Violence

    A History of the British Empire

    Narrated by Adam Barr ...

    Unabridged

    31 hours 36 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian: a searing study of the British Empire that interrogates the pervasive use of violence throughout the twentieth century and traces how these practices were exported, modified, and institutionalized in colonies around the globe.Sprawling across a quarter of the world's land mass and claiming nearly 500 colonial subjects, Britain's ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Empire

    How Britain Made the Modern World

    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 11 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged audiobook edition of Empire by Niall Ferguson, read by Jonathan Keeble.Once vast swathes of the globe were coloured imperial red and Britannia ruled not just the waves, but the prairies of America, the plains of Asia, the jungles of Africa and the deserts of Arabia. Just how did a small, rainy island in the North Atlantic achieve all this? And why did the empire on ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    The Square and the Tower

    Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 5 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Square and the Tower by Niall Ferguson, read by John Sackville.Most history is hierarchical: it's about popes, presidents, and prime ministers. But what if that's simply because they create the historical archives? What if we are missing equally powerful but less visible networks - leaving them to the conspiracy theorists, with their dreams of all ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    The Boundless Sea

    A Human History of the Oceans

    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    41 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE 2020From the award-winning author of The Great Sea, a magnificent new global history of the oceans and of humankind's relationship with the seaFor most of human history, the seas and oceans have been the main means of long-distance trade and communication between peoples - for the spread of ideas and religion as well as commerce. This ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    The Age of Faith

    A History of Medieval Civilization (Christian, Islamic, and Judaic) from Constantine to Dante, AD 325–1300

    by Will Durant ...
    Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki ...
    Series Audiobook 4 - The Story of Civilization

    Unabridged

    61 hours 23 min

    The fourth volume in Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize–winning series, The Age of Faith surveys the medieval achievements and modern significance of Christian, Islamic, and Judaic life and culture. Like the other volumes in the Story of Civilization series, this is a self-contained work, which at the same time fits into a comprehensive history of mankind. It includes the dramatic stories of St. ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

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    The Six Wives of Henry VIII

    by Alison Weir ...
    Narrated by Simon Prebble ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 33 min

    This acclaimed best-seller from popular historian Alison Weir is a fascinating look at the Tudor family dynasty and its most infamous ruler. The Six Wives of Henry VIII brings to life England's oft-married monarch and the six wildly different but equally fascinating women who married him. Gripping from the first sentence to the last and loaded with fascinating details, Weir's rich history is a ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD