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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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Hitler's Holy Relics: A True Story of Nazi Plunder and the Race to Recover the Crown Jewels of the H Audiobook

Hitler's Holy Relics: A True Story of Nazi Plunder and the Race to Recover the Crown Jewels of the H

Author: Sidney Kirkpatrick Narrator: Charles Stransky Release Date: May 2010

Had Hitler succeeded in conquering Europe, he would have crowned himself Holy Roman Emperor. The Nazis had in their possession priceless artifacts that would give Hitler legitimacy in his subjects’ eyes: the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire including the Spear of Destiny, alleged to have pierced Christ’s side at the Crucifixion. Looted from the royal treasury in Vienna, Austria, the Crown Jewels were hidden in a secret bunker deep beneath Nürnberg castle, known to few but Heinrich Himmler, his staff—and a captured German soldier whose family lived above it. As luck would have it, the officer in charge of interrogating the soldier was First Lieutenant Walter Horn, art history professor. Following his report to General Patton, Horn would be assigned to recover this ancient treasure. Would he find it before covert Nazi agents could use it to revive the defeated regime? Based on recently discovered and previously unpublished documents and interviews with all remaining living participants, this is a tale that surpasses fiction: part thriller, part detective story, all true.

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Una historia de España Audiobook

Una historia de España

Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte Narrator: Arturo López Release Date: July 2019

Por primera vez un volumen reúne la historia de España escrita por Arturo Pérez-Reverte durante más de cuatro años en su columna «Patente de corso» del XL Semanal. Un relato ameno, personal, a ratos irónico, pero siempre único, de nuestra accidentada historia a través de los siglos. Una obra concebida por el autor para, en palabras suyas, «divertirme, releer y disfrutar; un pretexto para mirar atrás desde los tiempos remotos hasta el presente, reflexionar un poco sobre ello y contarlo por escrito de una manera poco ortodoxa.» A lo largo de los 91 capítulos más el epílogo de los que consta el libro, Arturo Pérez-Reverte narra los principales acontecimientos ocurridos desde los orígenes de nuestra historia y hasta el final de la Transición con una mirada subjetiva, construida con las dosis exactas de lecturas, experiencia y sentido común. «La misma mirada con que escribo novelas y artículos -dice el autor-; no la elegí yo, sino que es resultado de todas esas cosas: la visión, ácida más a menudo que dulce, de quien, como dice un personaje de una de mis novelas, sabe que ser lúcido en España aparejó siempre mucha amargura, mucha soledad y mucha desesperanza.» Arturo Pérez-Reverte Reseñas: «Veamos el libro como el regalo de un gran novelista a la sociedad española, porque estoy convencido de que Una historia de España, de Arturo Pérez-Reverte, es un moderno epílogo al Quijote.» José Enrique Ruiz-Domènec, Cultura/s, La Vanguardia «Arturo Pérez-Reverte sabe cómo retener al lector a cada vuelta de página.» The New York Times Book Review «Arturo Pérez-Reverte consigue mantener sin aliento al lector.» Corriere della Sera «No solo es un espléndido narrador. También maneja con pericia diferentes géneros.» El Mundo «Hay un escritor español que se parece al mejor Spielberg más Umberto Eco. Se llama Arturo-Pérez-Reverte.» La Repubblica «Su sabiduría narrativa, tan bien construida siempre, tan exhaustivamente detallada, documentada y estructurada, hasta el punto de que, frente a todo ello, la historia real resulta más endeble y a veces hasta tópica.» Rafael Conte «Su estilo elegante se combina con un gran manejo de la lengua española. Pérez-Reverte es un maestro.» La Stampa «Pérez-Reverte tiene un talento endiablado y un sólido oficio.» Avant-Critique «Un repaso equidistante por los tres años de contienda [...] donde defiende la importancia de la memoria y la necesidad de no olvidar lo que fueron aquellos tres años de barbarie.» Antonio Lucas, El Mundo (sobre La guerra civil contada a los jóvenes) «La capacidad de síntesis y la ecuanimidad crítica del autor abonan un trabajo de lectura obligatoria.» Sergio Vila-SanJuán, La Vanguardia (sobre La guerra civil contada a los jóvenes)

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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine Audiobook

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

Author: Lindsey Fitzharris Narrator: Sam Woolf Release Date: October 2017

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris, read by Sam Woolf. In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates a critical turning point in the history of medicine, when Joseph Lister transformed surgery from a brutal, harrowing practice to the safe, vaunted profession we know today. Victorian operating theatres were known as 'gateways of death', Fitzharris reminds us, since half of those who underwent surgery didn't survive the experience. This was an era when a broken leg could lead to amputation, and surgeons were still known to ransack cemeteries to find cadavers. And in squalid, overcrowded hospitals, doctors remained baffled by the persistent infections that kept mortality rates stubbornly high. At a time when surgery couldn't have been more dangerous, an unlikely figure stepped forward: Joseph Lister, a young Quaker surgeon. By making the audacious claim that germs were the source of all infection - and could be treated with antiseptics - he changed the history of medicine forever. With a novelist's eye for detail, Fitzharris brilliantly conjures up the grisly world of Victorian surgery, revealing how one of Britain's greatest medical minds finally brought centuries of savagery, sawing and gangrene to an end.

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Celts: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Celtic History and Mythology: Including Their Battles Against  Audiobook

Celts: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Celtic History and Mythology: Including Their Battles Against

Author: Captivating History Narrator: Randy Whitlow Release Date: August 2019

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Celts, then pay attention... Today, the word Celtic means so many things. To most of us, it means something related to Ireland. We think of intricately designed Irish crosses, four-leaf clovers, and some of the more well-known stories of Celtic mythology. However, while Celtic culture has stayed alive in Ireland, its roots run much deeper, and they extend much farther than the small island nation off the coast of modern-day Great Britain.  The story of the Celts is one of a rapid rise to prominence followed by a slow decline due to the influence of the Romans. But even so, Celtic culture has remained strong in Europe and has been able to persist to this day. So, even though the Celts represent just a small part of today's modern world, they are a massive part of its history, which means that studying the ancient Celts today is a great way to unlock some of the secrets buried in the depths of ancient history. In Celts: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Celtic History and Mythology, Including Their Battles Against the Roman Republic in the Gallic Wars, you will discover topics such as Who Were the Celts?The Celtic MigrationsThe Many Celtic Tribes of EuropeThe CeltiberiansThe Gallic WarsThe Insular CeltsCeltic WarriorsCeltic Way of LifeCeltic ReligionCeltic ArtAnd much, much more!So if you want to learn more about the Celts, scroll up and click the 'add to cart' button!

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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey Audiobook

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

Author: The Countess of Carnarvon Narrator: Wanda McCaddon Release Date: October 2013

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey, a transporting companion piece to the New York Times bestseller Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey, tells the story of Catherine Wendell, the beautiful and spirited American woman who married Lady Almina’s son, the man who would become the 6th Earl of Carnarvon. The couple presided over Highclere Castle, the grand estate that serves as the setting for the hit PBS show Downton Abbey. Following the First World War, many of the great houses of England faded as their owners fortunes declined in the new political and social world of the 1920s and 1930s. As war loomed, Highclere’s survival as the family home of the Carnarvons was again in the balance—as was peace between the nations of Europe. Using copious materials—including diaries and scrapbooks—from the castle’s archives, the current Countess of Carnarvon brings alive a very modern story in a beautiful and fabled setting, paying particular attention to the staff who provide Highclere Castle with continuity between generations.

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Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna Audiobook

Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna

Author: David King Narrator: Mel Foster Release Date: March 2008

Vienna 1814 is a rich, impeccably researched history of the intrigue and frivolity that would forever mark the Congress of Vienna---convened to negotiate peace following the Napoleonic Wars---as the greatest Vanity Fair of all time.

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Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour Audiobook

Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour

Author: Lynne Olson Narrator: Arthur Morey Release Date: March 2010

In Citizens of London, Lynne Olson has written a work of World War II history even more relevant and revealing than her acclaimed Troublesome Young Men. Here is the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant. Drawing from a variety of primary sources, Olson skillfully depicts the dramatic personal journeys of these men who, determined to save Britain from Hitler, helped convince a cautious Franklin Roosevelt and a reluctant American public to support the British at a critical time. The three—Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking head of CBS News in Europe; Harriman, the hard-driving millionaire who ran FDR's Lend-Lease program in London; and Winant, the shy, idealistic U.S. ambassador to Britain—formed close ties with Winston Churchill and were drawn into Churchill's official and personal circles. So intense were their relationships with the Churchills that they all became romantically involved with members of the prime minister's family: Harriman and Murrow with Churchill's daughter-in-law, Pamela, and Winant with his favorite daughter, Sarah. Others were honorary "citizens of London" as well, including the gregarious, fiercely ambitious Dwight D. Eisenhower, an obscure general who, as the first commander of American forces in Britain, was determined to do everything in his power to make the alliance a success, and Tommy Hitchcock, a world-famous polo player and World War I fighter pilot who helped save the Allies' bombing campaign against Germany. Citizens of London, however, is more than just the story of these Americans and the world leaders they aided and influenced. It's an engrossing account of the transformative power of personal diplomacy and, above all, a rich, panoramic tale of two cities: Washington, D.C., a lazy Southern town slowly growing into a hub of international power, and London, a class-conscious capital transformed by the Blitz into a model of stoic grace under violent pressure and deprivation. Deeply human, brilliantly researched, and beautifully written, Citizens of London is a new triumph from an author swiftly becoming one of the finest in her field.

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The Anglo Saxon World Audiobook

The Anglo Saxon World

Had the Angles and Saxons not purposefully migrated to the isles of the Britons and brought with them their already-well-developed use of language, Angelina Jolie may never have appeared in the movie Beowulf. Professor Michael D.C. Drout is at his best when lecturing on the fascinating history, language, and societal adaptations of the Anglo-Saxons. He not only presents their storytelling abilities using their own words; he does so in their own voice—the incredibly melodious Old English.

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The Crusades Audiobook

The Crusades

Author: Zoé Oldenbourg Narrator: Nadia May Release Date: June 2010

This is historian Zoe Oldenbourg's long-awaited masterpiece: an immensely exciting romance, in the highest sense, which has at the same time an unsparingly realistic approach to the Middle Ages. With subtlety and exceptional sensitivity, Oldenbourg analyzes the complicated tangle of currents and ideas that motivated the Crusades. More than simply a religious phenomenon or a manifestation of pure aggression, the Crusades were the result of a religious climate that led people of all walks of life to leave their homes and follow the unattainable ideal of heaven on earth. Oldenbourg evokes the whole structure of the feudal society and reveals the ingenuity of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. This story is peopled with such great personalities as Bohemond, Tancred, Peter the Hermit, Godfrey of Bouillon, Saladin, and Richard the Lionheart. "Nadia May has the enviable knack of being able to read long, complex, non-fictional narratives with great verve and an inner enthusiasm which transfers itself to her audience." -Kliatt

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When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944 Audiobook

When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944

Author: Ronald C. Rosbottom Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner Release Date: August 2014

The spellbinding and revealing chronicle of Nazi-occupied Paris On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation. Subsequently, an eerie sense of normalcy settled over the City of Light. Many Parisians keenly adapted themselves to the situation-even allied themselves with their Nazi overlords. At the same time, amidst this darkening gloom of German ruthlessness, shortages, and curfews, a resistance arose. Parisians of all stripes-Jews, immigrants, adolescents, communists, rightists, cultural icons such as Colette, de Beauvoir, Camus and Sartre, as well as police officers, teachers, students, and store owners-rallied around a little known French military officer, Charles de Gaulle. WHEN PARIS WENT DARK evokes with stunning precision the detail of daily life in a city under occupation, and the brave people who fought against the darkness. Relying on a range of resources---memoirs, diaries, letters, archives, interviews, personal histories, flyers and posters, fiction, photographs, film and historical studies---Rosbottom has forged a groundbreaking book that will forever influence how we understand those dark years in the City of Light.

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This Sceptred Isle Collection 2: 1702 - 1901: The Classic BBC Radio History Audiobook

This Sceptred Isle Collection 2: 1702 - 1901: The Classic BBC Radio History

Author: Christopher Lee, Sir Winston Churchill, Winston Churchill Narrator: Anna Massey, Peter Jeffrey Release Date: January 2016

The final five volumes from the landmark BBC radio series This Sceptred Isle. Christopher Lee's epic history tells the story of Britain from the Romans to the death of Victoria. This collection includes the original volumes 6-10: 1702-1760: The First British EmpireThe reign of George I; Britain's first Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, and the first rendition of Rule Britannia. 1760-1792: The Age of Revolution The Industrial Revolution begins; America declares independence and France is rocked by social and politicalupheaval. 1792-1815: Nelson, Wellington and Napoleon War in Europe; the introduction of Income Tax; and England is victorious in the Battle of Trafalgar. 1815-1837: Regency and Reform The Prince of Wales becomes George IV; Sir Robert Peel creates the Metropolitan Police and slavery is abolished in the British Empire. 1837-1901: The Age of Victoria Victoria's 64-year reign encompasses huge social changes; Britain expands her empire and the Labour Party is founded. Narrated by Anna Massey, with extracts from Sir Winston Churchill's A History of the English-speaking Peoples read by Peter Jeffrey, this is the definitive radio account of the events and personalities that have shaped our nation. Duration: 14 hours approx.

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume 2 Audiobook

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume 2

Author: Edward Gibbon Narrator: Bernard Mayes Release Date: November 2007

This second volume of Gibbon’s masterpiece, covering a.d. 395 to a.d. 1185, recounts desperate attempts against barbarians, palace revolutions and assassinations, theological controversy, and lecheries and betrayals, all in a magnificent setting. “Edward Gibbon, in The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, has always been my cynosure…Gibbon’s mind was surely the most powerful and most lucid one that has appeared so far in the whole distinguished company of Western historians…Gibbon [produced] a masterpiece of historical research, construction, and writing which had no superior in its own genre in any literature.”—Arnold Toynbee, New York Times bestselling author

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