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  7. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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Young Hitler Audiobook

Young Hitler

Author: Paul Ham Narrator: James Anderson Foster Release Date: June 2018

By looking deeply into the Führer's childhood, war experiences, and early political career, this rigorous narrative seeks to answer this question: How did the early, defining years of Hitler's life affect his rise to power? When Adolf Hitler went to war in 1914, he was just 25 years old. It was a time he would later call the "most stupendous experience of my life." That war ended with Hitler in a hospital bed, temporarily blinded by mustard gas. The world he eventually opened his newly healed eyes to was new and it was terrible: Germany had been defeated, the Kaiser had fled, and the army had been resolutely humbled. Hitler never accepted these facts. Out of his fury rose a white-hot hatred, an unquenchable thirst for revenge against the "criminals" who had signed the armistice, the socialists he accused of stabbing the army in the back, and, most violently, the Jews?a direct threat to the master race of his imagination?on whose shoulders he would pile all of Germany's woes. By peeling back the layers of Hitler's childhood, his war record, and his early political career, Paul Ham's Young Hitler: The Making of the Führer seeks the man behind the myth. More broadly, Paul Ham seeks to answer the question: Was Hitler's rise to power an extreme example of a recurring type of demagogue?a politician who will do and say anything to seize power; who thrives on chaos; and who personifies, in his words and in his actions, the darkest prejudices of humankind?

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WTF?!: What the French Audiobook

WTF?!: What the French

Author: Olivier Magny Narrator: Graham Halstead Release Date: October 2016

In France, the simple act of eating bread is an exercise in creative problem solving and attempting to spell requires a degree of masochism. But that's just how the French like it-and in WTF, Oliver Magny reveals the France only the French know. From the latest trends in baby names, to the religiously observed division of church and state, prepare yourself for an insider's look at French culture that is surprising, insightful, and chock full of bons mots.

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Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West Audiobook

Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West

Author: Anthony Pagden Narrator: John Lee Release Date: March 2008

In the tradition of Jared Diamond and Jacques Barzun, prize-winning historian Anthony Pagden presents a sweeping history of the long struggle between East and West, from the Greeks to the present day. The relationship between East and West has always been one of turmoil. In this historical tour de force, a renowned historian leads us from the world of classical antiquity, through the Dark Ages, to the Crusades, Europe's resurgence, and the dominance of the Ottoman Empire, which almost shattered Europe entirely. Pagden travels from Napoleon in Egypt to Europe's carving up of the finally moribund Ottomans—creating the modern Middle East along the way—and on to the present struggles in Iraq. Throughout we learn a tremendous amount about what "East" and "West" were and are, and how it has always been competing worldviews and psychologies, more than religion or power grabs, that have fed the mistrust and violence between East and West. In Pagden's dark but provocative view, this struggle cannot help but go on.

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World's First Superpower: From Empire to Commonwealth, 1901Present Audiobook

World's First Superpower: From Empire to Commonwealth, 1901Present

Author: Denis Judd Narrator: Denis Judd Release Date: October 2008

Professor Denis Judd-London Metropolitan University In the second part of a two-part course on the nearly six-century- long history of the British Empire, Professor Denis Judd picks up the narrative at the beginning of the 20th century. The fascinating saga unfolds from the death of Queen Victoria, through the First World War, the resulting tensions and divisions created within the Empire after the war, the enormous energy and resources the Empire used to fight World War II, and the final solution of Commonwealth reached in its aftermath and to the present day.

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World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire Audiobook

World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire

Author: Hugh Thomas Narrator: Shaun Grindell Release Date: August 2015

The legacy of imperial Spain was shaped by many hands. Chief among them is the towering figure of King Philip II, the cultivated Spanish monarch whom a contemporary once called "the arbiter of the world." Cheerful and pious, he inherited vast authority from his father, but nevertheless felt himself unworthy to wield it. His forty-two-year reign changed the face of the globe forever. Alongside Philip we find the entitled descendants of New Spain's original explorers-men who, like their king, came into possession of land they never conquered and wielded supremacy they never sought. Here too are the Roman Catholic religious leaders of the Americas, whose internecine struggles created possibilities that the emerging Jesuit order was well-positioned to fill. With the sublime stories of arms and armadas, kings and conquistadors come tales of the ridiculous: the opulent parties of New Spain's wealthy hedonists and the unexpected movement to encourage Philip II to conquer China. Finally, Hugh Thomas unearths the first indictments of imperial Spain's labor rights abuses in the Americas-and the early attempts by its more enlightened rulers and planters to address them. Written in the brisk, flowing narrative style that has come to define Hugh Thomas's work, the final volume of this acclaimed trilogy stands alone as a history of an empire making the transition from conquest to inheritance-a history that Thomas reveals through the fascinating lives of the people who made it.

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World War Two: A Short History Audiobook

World War Two: A Short History

Author: Norman Stone Narrator: Derek Perkins Release Date: January 2013

Award-winning author Norman Stone provides a concise, authoritative account of the deadliest war in human history. After the unprecedented destruction of the Great War, the world longed for a lasting peace. The victors, however, valued vengeance even more than stability and demanded a massive indemnity from Germany in order to keep it from rearming. The results, as eminent historian Norman Stone describes in this authoritative history, were disastrous. In World War Two, Stone provides a remarkably concise account of the deadliest war of human history, showing how the conflict roared to life from the ashes of World War One. Adolf Hitler rode a tide of popular desperation and resentment to power in Germany, promptly making good on his promise to return the nation to its former economic and military strength. He bullied Europe into giving him his way, and in so doing backed the victors of the Great War into a corner. Following the invasion of Poland in 1939, Britain and France declared war on Germany-a decision that, Stone argues, was utterly irrational. Yet Hitler had driven the world mad, and the rekindling of European hostilities soon grew to a conflagration that spread across the globe, fanned by political and racial ideologies more poisonous-and weaponry more destructive-than the world had ever seen. With commanding expertise, Stone leads listeners through the escalation, climax, and mournful denouement of this sprawling conflict. World War Two is an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the twentieth century and its defining struggle.

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World War II: Air War Audiobook

World War II: Air War

Author: Stephen W. Sears Narrator: Paul Boehmer Release Date: February 2017

The air war over Europe during World War II proved that combat in the sky can be even more devastating than combat on the ground. When the war ended, every major city in Germany was virtually destroyed. A German writer admitted that his own nation, in taking up the sword to conquer the world, had "summoned up those bands of furies which raced across the German skies."

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World War II, Part 1: The United States at War Audiobook

World War II, Part 1: The United States at War

Author: Joseph Stromberg Narrator: George C. Scott Release Date: January 2007

Edited by Wendy McElroy. World War II reshaped the map of the world. As Europe exhausted itself in yet another war, two new nations, with conflicting ideologies, were rising to prominence: the United States and the Soviet Union. Though they fought in World War II on the same side, they would not emerge as partners.

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World War I: The Great War and the World It Made Audiobook

World War I: The Great War and the World It Made

Author: John Ramsden, Professor John Ramsden Narrator: John Ramsden, Professor John Ramsden Release Date: December 2004

"The Great War" as it was known at the time was also said to be the "war to end all wars." It seized all of Europe and much of the rest of the world in its grip of death and destruction. The first truly modern war, it changed how war-and peace-would be conducted throughout the remainder of the twentieth century and even to the present. The Great War was a time of "firsts" and opened the door to the modern era. Almost all the major developed countries had a role to play in this war, as they never had before. This was the first time for fighting on land, at sea, and in the air. Modern weapons and munitions were developed in previously unimaginable quantities. By the end of the war, international politics, the relationships between the individual and the state, gender relations, and the role of artists and the media were all drastically changed. World War I laid the foundation for the modern world. This course examines the major events of the war to further understand how they led to the shaping of this new world.

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World Codex: Special Edition Audiobook

World Codex: Special Edition

Discover the surprising literary and poetic history of the RMS Titanic! Imagine getting the inside, behind the scenes story of the Titanic tragedy written by those who did not survive - but whose poetry and short accounts of the moments leading up to the Titanic sinking did. 'If you love poetry, history, and feeling like Indiana Jones, read this book now.' 5 Stars from Erin Nicole Cochran for Readers' Favorite The time has finally come to share the World Codex' revelations with the public at large. Codex SE is a concerted work of dedicated people who have worked tirelessly to bring this literary publication to the world stage. My connection to Titanic, through my great-grandfather's experience, has played an essential role as to who I am, cultivating an awareness of the importance of art as it inspires the better nature of humanity - through life's inevitable turmoil and even disaster. Discover unpublished poems and prose by historical figures including Albert Einstein, George Bernard Shaw, Edgar Allan Poe, Sylvia Barrett, Herman Holmes, Robert Wolcott, and many more. The World Codex 'Planet Poetry' publication encapsulates a snapshot of the era shortly after the turn of the 20th century and is a gem of historical maritime poetry. In this recently discovered history, previously unpublished works by celebrities of its day make the doomed publication an echo of the fate of the Titanic herself. Had it not been for the controversy that forced the publication to be shelved, perhaps the world would have recorded history a bit differently. Included among the poems is a first-hand account of how the collection was rescued from the ship shortly before her untimely demise. Later research into the chain of events culminated in a backstory that exacerbated the drama around the on-board Titanic poetry contest. Discover the surprising literary and poetic history of the RMS Titanic! Buy World Codex Special Edition now for the previously suppressed inside story.

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Woodrow Wilson and the Reimagining of Eastern Europe Audiobook

Woodrow Wilson and the Reimagining of Eastern Europe

Author: Larry Wolff Narrator: Rick Adamson Release Date: March 2020

At the 1919 Paris Peace Conference, where the victorious Allied powers met to reenvision the map of Europe in the aftermath of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson's influence on the remapping of borders was profound. But despite his deep involvement in the region's geopolitical transformation, President Wilson never set eyes on Eastern Europe, and never traveled to a single one of the eastern lands whose political destiny he so decisively influenced. Eastern Europe was reinvented on the map of the early twentieth century with the crucial intervention of an American president who deeply invested his political and emotional energies in lands that he would never visit. This book determination and his practical application of the principle changed over time as negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference unfolded. Larry Wolff exposes the contradictions between Wilson's principles and their implementation in the peace settlement for Eastern Europe, and sheds light on how his decisions were influenced by both personal relationships and his growing awareness of the history of the Ottoman and Habsburg empires.

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Wish You Were Here! Audiobook

Wish You Were Here!

Author: Hanson, Lynn Russell, Neil Hanson Narrator: Maggie Mash Release Date: June 2014

Touching true stories from the heyday of the Butlin's holiday camps.'When I got to the camp I felt as if I'd suddenly walked into Utopia - it was so colourful, so warm, so friendly. There were lights across the roads, there were banners fluttering in the breeze... There seemed to be laughter coming from every building.'With grey post-WWII skies hanging low over Britain, factories lining the streets and smoke stacks dotting the horizon, there was one way that ordinary families could escape: the ever-cheerful holiday camps of Butlin's.When Billy Butlin founded his holiday camps in 1936, they were bastions of community spirit and havens of luxury. Here, for one week, wives and mothers were freed from the toil and drudgery of housework, children ran free through the grounds, fathers and husbands hung up their work clothes. Ever-helpful redcoats were on hand all hours of the day, dinner halls ready with plentiful food for old and young alike, bars stocked to quench any level of thirst, ballrooms waiting to be flooded with shiny shoes, rustling dresses and peals of laughter. And, as the sun went down on another exhausting, happy day, a chorus line was ready to sing holidaymakers back to their beds.Rich in period detail and highly evocative, Wish You Were Here! follows the lives of seven of the camps' key figures through the highs and lows of the holiday season: from redcoats searching for stardom to young families who returned year after year, to pensioners who rediscovered an inner youth.The laughter and tears, the loves and losses, and the fun and friendships that have lasted a lifetime - it's all here.Funny, moving and heartwarming, they are tales of swimming pools and sing-a-longs, Glamorous Grannies and bicycle rides, and of a community spirit that burned brightly in a much-loved British institution.

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