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1876 Queen's Speech Audiobook

1876 Queen's Speech

Author: Queen Victoria Narrator: Ellie Darvill Release Date: April 2018

Queen Victoria's throne speech opened the 1876 parliamentary session. Delivered for her by the Lord Chancellor, it addressed the Crown's numerous foreign affairs. She acknowledged gaining full rule of India and affirmed her commitment to ending slavery in British colonies. At the close of the speech, she gave a blessing for the session: "I pray that your deliberations may, under the Divine blessing, result in the happiness and contentment of my people."

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1880 Queen's Speech Audiobook

1880 Queen's Speech

Author: Queen Victoria Narrator: Ellie Darvill Release Date: April 2018

As per tradition, Queen Victoria's throne speech marked the start of the annual legislative session. 1880 held a general election in which Gladstone beat out Disraeli for prime minister, much to Victoria's disappointment. She addresses this change with class in her speech, as well as discussing the state of foreign affairs in India, Afghanistan, and South Africa. The speech ends with a list of matters to be debated in Parliament in the forthcoming session and a blessing from the queen.

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1890 Queen's Speech Audiobook

1890 Queen's Speech

Author: Queen Victoria Narrator: Ellie Darvill Release Date: April 2018

Queen Victoria's 1890 throne speech reads like a state of the union address. In it, she discusses the foreign affairs with Portugal, the United States, and Australia, and introduces her proposal for improving relations with Ireland by helping them establish a form of self-government. Progress is being made in abolishing the slave-trade worldwide, she says, and the Crown has a plan for lowering government spending. This speech provides a fascinating look into British politics in the Victorian Era.

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1892 Queen's Speech Audiobook

1892 Queen's Speech

Author: Queen Victoria Narrator: Ellie Darvill Release Date: April 2018

Queen Victoria's 1892 throne speech marks the second time in British history when the monarch's wishes led to a vote of no confidence. Victoria retained her support for the Marquess of Salisbury as prime minister. However, following the speech, the Parliament voted against the queen's wishes in favor of another candidate. Salisbury honorably resigned, and William Ewart Gladstone took his place.

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1924: The Year That Made Hitler Audiobook

1924: The Year That Made Hitler

Author: Peter Ross Range Narrator: Paul Hodgson Release Date: January 2016

The dark story of Adolf Hitler's life in 1924--the year that made a monster Before Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany, there was 1924. This was the year of Hitler's final transformation into the self-proclaimed savior and infallible leader who would interpret and distort Germany's historical traditions to support his vision for the Third Reich. Everything that would come--the rallies and riots, the single-minded deployment of a catastrophically evil idea--all of it crystallized in one defining year. 1924 was the year that Hitler spent locked away from society, in prison and surrounded by co-conspirators of the failed Beer Hall Putsch. It was a year of deep reading and intensive writing, a year of courtroom speeches and a treason trial, a year of slowly walking gravel paths and spouting ideology while working feverishly on the book that became his manifesto: Mein Kampf. Until now, no one has fully examined this single and pivotal period of Hitler's life. In 1924, Peter Ross Range richly depicts the stories and scenes of a year vital to understanding the man and the brutality he wrought in a war that changed the world forever.

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1931: Debt, Crisis, and the Rise of Hitler Audiobook

1931: Debt, Crisis, and the Rise of Hitler

Author: Tobias Straumann Narrator: Nigel Patterson Release Date: June 2019

Germany's financial collapse in the summer of 1931 was one of the biggest economic catastrophes of modern history. It led to a global panic, brought down the international monetary system, and turned a worldwide recession into a prolonged depression. The reason for the financial collapse was Germany's large pile of foreign debt denominated in gold currency which condemned the government to cut spending, raise taxes, and lower wages in the middle of a worldwide recession. As the political resistance to this austerity policy grew, the German government began to question its debt obligations, prompting foreign investors to panic and sell their German assets. The resulting currency crisis led to the failure of the already weakened banking system and a partial sovereign default. Hitler managed to profit from the crisis, because he had been the most vocal critic of the reparation regime. As the financial system collapsed, his relentless attacks against foreign creditors and the alleged complicity of the German government resonated more than ever with the electorate. In 1931, Tobias Straumann reveals the story of the fatal crisis, demonstrating how a debt trap contributed to the rapid financial and political collapse of a European country, and to the rise of the Nazi Party.

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1939: Countdown to War Audiobook

1939: Countdown to War

Author: Richard Overy Narrator: Simon Prebble Release Date: September 2010

On August 24, 1939, the world held its collective breath as Hitler and Stalin signed the now infamous nonaggression pact, signaling an imminent invasion of Poland and daring Western Europe to respond. In this dramatic account of the final days before the outbreak of World War II, award-winning historian Richard Overy vividly chronicles the unraveling of peace, hour by grim hour, as politicians and ordinary citizens brace themselves for a war that could spell the end of European civilization. Nothing was entirely predictable or inevitable. The West hoped that Hitler would see sense if they stood firm. Hitler was convinced the West would back down. Moments of uncertainty alternated with those of confrontation; secret intelligence was used by both sides to support their hopes. The one constant feature was the determination of Poland, a country created only in 1919, to protect its newfound independence against a vastly superior enemy. 1939 documents a defining moment in the violent history of the twentieth century.

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1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History Audiobook

1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History

Author: Jay Winik Narrator: Arthur Morey Release Date: September 2015

1944 was a year that could have undone the Allies and cemented Hitler’s power. Instead, that year saved those democracies. But 1944 was also when the Nazis accelerated the modern age’s worst act of genocide—the killing of millions of European Jews. Jay Winik offers a brilliant new look at the twin challenges facing an ailing Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944--how to win the war and how to save the Jews--and how they competed for his moral and physical energies. His account will change how we see FDR, World War II, and the Holocaust. Winik sets his story within the larger sweep of history and enriches it with profiles of the key players that year, bringing his iconoclastic eye to turning points like D-Day and the decision not to bomb Auschwitz. It was not inevitable that World War II would end as it did,or that it would end at all well. Time and again, critical decisions by the Allies could have set back their fight against Hitler—a war for the future of humanity. Now, in a superbly told story, Winik captures the epic images and extraordinary history as never before. This one year witnessed FDR’s re-election, the planning of Operation Overlord with Churchill and Stalin, the landing of an unprecedented number of troops in Normandy on D-Day, the Nazis' failure to win the Battle of the Bulge, and the extraordinary conferences that finally led to peace. But on his way to securing that peace, FDR was exposed to mounting evidence of the Final Solution’s atrocities. Was winning the war the best way to rescue the Jews? Would that rescue get in the way of defeating Hitler? Winik shows how these mounting pressures fell on a wheelchair-bound Roosevelt whose rapidly deteriorating health was a closely guarded secret. He kept himself alive by dint of willpower alone. But in a year when even the most audacious undertakings were within the world’s reach, one challenge—saving Europe’s Jews—seemed to remain beyond Roosevelt's ability. As he did to such singular effect in April 1865, Winik provides a fresh look at the 20th century’s most pivotal year. Provocative, bold, exquisitely rendered, 1944: The Year That Changed the World is the first book to retell these events with moral clarity and a moving appreciation of the extraordinary actions of many extraordinary leaders.

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1946: The Making of the Modern World Audiobook

1946: The Making of the Modern World

Author: Victor Sebestyen Narrator: Derek Perkins Release Date: November 2015

In 1946, Victor Sebestyen creates a taut, panoramic narrative and takes us to meetings that changed the world: to Berlin in July 1945, when Truman tells Stalin that we have successfully tested the bomb; to Ye'nan, China, in January 1946, when General George Marshall tells the Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong that Americans won't send troops to China, assuring that the Communists will attain power; to Delhi, India, in April 1946, when U.K. cabinet members tell Pandit Nehur and Mahatma Gandhi that the British will leave India within a few months, ending two centuries of British imperialism. Drawing on new archival material and many interviews, Sebestyen analyzes these major postwar decisions and others as he discusses the economic collapse, starvation, ethnic cleansing, and displacement that followed the war. This was the year when it was decided that there would be a Jewish homeland, when Europe would be split by the Iron Curtain, when independent India would become the world's biggest democracy, and when the Chinese communists would win a civil war that positioned them to become a great power.

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Author: Thomas E. Coon Narrator: Marv Allen Release Date: May 2017

The untold WWII story of another band of brothers who also trained at the infamous Camp Toccoa. Marv Allen's voice is a time machine that puts you right along side these forgotten heroes, as they travel from the United States to Europe doing their part in the battle against tyranny. A light and often humorous account by S/SGT Thomas E. Coon finally made known.

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5 grands rois de France : Louis XIII, Henri IV, Louis XIV, Louis XV, Louis XVI Audiobook

5 grands rois de France : Louis XIII, Henri IV, Louis XIV, Louis XV, Louis XVI

Revivez les grandes heures de l'Histoire de France, dans une collection où pour chaque époque, l'illustration sonore est faite de musiques de la période concernée et où les grands moments sont reconstitués de façon vivante, à la manière d'une pièce de théâtre. Les dialogues sont imaginaires, mais les faits relatés rigoureusement exacts. Partez à la découverte des règnes de cinq grands rois de France : Louis XIII, Henri IV, Louis XIV, Louis XV, Louis XVI, ces grandes figures qui ont fait l'histoire de notre pays et façonné sa culture.

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5 Great kings of England Audiobook

5 Great kings of England

Author: J.M. Gardner Narrator: Katie Haigh Release Date: January 2017

This collection of audiobooks will help you understand a crucial part of the history of English monarchy. For each King, you will find a detailed description of the style of his reign and his political achievements, narrated in a lively way. Portraits of Henry V, Henry VII, Henry VIII, Richard III and Elisabeth Ist.

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