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    • Un-American: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Century of World Revolution

    • By: Bill V. Mullen
    • Narrated by: Brad Enright
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
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    Un-American is Bill Mullen’s revisionist account of renowned author and activist W.E.B. Du Bois’ political thought toward the end of his life, a period largely dismissed and neglected by scholars. He describes Du Bois’ support for what the Communist International called “world revolution” as the primary objective of this aged radical’s activism.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Dangerous Hero: Corbyn’s Ruthless Plot for Power

    • By: Tom Bower
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
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    After four unremarkable decades in politics, Jeremy Corbyn stands on the brink of power. Until his surprise election as leader of the Labour Party in 2015, this seemingly unelectable oddball had not been a major political player. Since then, Corbyn has survived coup attempts and accusations of incompetence that would have felled most politicians, including grave charges of anti-Semitism, bullying and not being the master of his brief. Despite these shortcomings, as the Conservatives rip themselves apart over Europe, he is likely soon to become Britain's prime minister.

    Non-member price: $22.03

    • Mr. Jefferson's Hammer

    • William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy
    • By: Robert M. Owens
    • Narrated by: Doug McDonald
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
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    Often remembered as the president who died shortly after taking office, William Henry Harrison remains misunderstood by most Americans. Before becoming the ninth president of the United States in 1841, Harrison was instrumental in shaping the early years of westward expansion. Robert M. Owens now explores that era through the lens of Harrison’s career, providing a new synthesis of his role in the political development of Indiana Territory and in shaping Indian policy in the Old Northwest.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Benito Mussolini

    • The Life and Legacy of Italy’s Fascist Prime Minister
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
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     Benito Mussolini: The Life and Legacy of Italy’s Fascist Prime Minister profiles one of the 20th century’s most notorious leaders. You will learn about Mussolini like never before. 

    Non-member price: $9.68

    • Marcus Aurelius: Genius Roman Emperor

    • Great Biographies, Book 1
    • By: The History Hour
    • Narrated by: Jerry Beebe
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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    Marcus Aurelius was an outstanding person and Emperor of Ancient Rome. He was far more concerned with ways of thinking than with warfare. Being a small boy he applied himself to task with education. Marcus preferred others over himself, putting his own welfare aside for the good of other people. 

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    • My Life on the Plains

    • By: George Custer
    • Narrated by: Troy Davis
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
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    My Life on the Plains by General George Armstrong Custer (1839-1876) is a historical document chronicling the Indian Wars of 1867-1869. It provides an account of army life during the expeditions and includes a detailed account of the winter campaign of 1868 against the Cheyenne. 

    Non-member price: $29.24

    • The Kennedy Curse

    • Shattered
    • By: Les Williams
    • Narrated by: Mark Rossman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
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    The Kennedys rose from the slums of Boston to become one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in the United States, but their journey had not been an easy one. Of Joe Kennedy’s nine children, two were killed in plane crashes, two were assassinated in public office, one was institutionalized, and one had his political career ruined by an accident that resulted in the death of a young campaign worker. These and other tragedies have given rise to the legend of the “Kennedy Curse”, but this audiobook aims to reveal that there was no curse at all.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Shortest Way Home

    • One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future
    • By: Pete Buttigieg
    • Narrated by: Pete Buttigieg
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
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    Once described by The Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of", Pete Buttigieg, the 36-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city", and transformed it into a shining model of urban reinvention. 

    Non-member price: $29.24

    • The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

    • Crime, Conspiracy and Cover-Up - A New Investigation
    • By: Tim Tate, Brad Johnson
    • Narrated by: Lewis Hancock
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
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    At 12.16 a.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot and mortally wounded in the service pantry of the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles. A 24-year-old Palestinian immigrant, Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, was found holding the smoking gun and convicted of murder. That is the official history - but Tim Tate and Brad Johnson have uncovered a different story.

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • After Watergate

    • The Renaissance of Richard Nixon
    • By: Michael A. Endicott
    • Narrated by: Benjamin McLean
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
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    This is a story about politics, history, and power. But, most of all, this is a story about a working-class kid from the south side of Tacoma, Washington, who became a Secret Service agent and traveled the world, building a relationship with one of America’s most controversial Presidents, Richard Nixon, and Mrs. Nixon. This is a story about perseverance and friendship - and a story no one else can tell.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • Victoria

    • By: Stanley Weintraub
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 29 hrs and 9 mins
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    This biography of Victoria highlights the many dramas of her life. For example, she was fatherless at eight months and treated poorly by her family, but survived to become the only English queen comparable to Elizabeth I. The character of Victoria herself, stubborn and vital, is also drawn out.

    Non-member price: $63.39

    • Zenith: In the White House with George H. W. Bush

    • By: Chase Untermeyer
    • Narrated by: Chase Untermeyer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
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    Zenith: In the White House with George H. W. Bush is the third in Ambassador Untermeyer’s series of books based on his personal journals compiled during his tenure in the service of George H. W. Bush, first as vice president, then as president. The present work begins with Bush’s election in November 1988 and concludes with Untermeyer’s service as director of the Voice of America, from 1991 until Bush’s defeat by Clinton in 1992. 

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    • 50 Phrases of Famous Military and Political Leaders Who Can Help You in Life

    • 50 Things to Know, Book 34
    • By: Lazar Ristic, 50 Things to Know
    • Narrated by: Ken Clark Smooth Voiceovers
    • Length: 32 mins
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    This audiobook would be great for people who want to change the way of thinking and the way of looking at the world. In this audiobook, there are 50 phrases of geniuses who have marked their era and I hope that you can learn something from them.

    Non-member price: $5.50

    • Joseph Stalin

    • The Contradictory Character of a Communist Dictator
    • By: in60Learning
    • Narrated by: Tony Honickberg
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    Joseph Stalin ruled Russia with an iron first. As a dictator, he was personally responsible for the deaths of roughly 10 million people. While most write Stalin off as an evil tyrant, there is more to the man than most know - a US Ambassador once said, "I must confess that for me Stalin remains the most inscrutable and contradictory character I have known."

    Non-member price: $9.68

    • Black History Biographies

    • Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Frederick Douglass
    • By: Darren Richards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
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    Here’s a unique collection of biographies that are sure to capture the imagination of every listener. This fascinating audiobook introduces listeners to three great men who helped shape the history of America and made profound impacts on the history of the world. Black History Biographies: Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Frederick Douglass shines a light on how these three influential Americans led the civil rights movement and reveals their exploits in the fight for social justice and equality in the US.

    Non-member price: $20.83

    • The Life of Numa

    • By: Plutarch, Bernadotte Perrin - translator
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    Numa Pompilius was chosen by the senate to become Rome’s second king. Plutarch recounts the transition between Romulus’ mysterious death and the strategic emergence of Numa as the next king. He paints Numa as a sly, shrewd leader who sought approval from the gods in order to gain the acceptance of the people. Rome was not built in a day, and “The Life of Numa” represents just the second stage of this great empire.  

    Non-member price: $7.79

    • The Life of Caesar

    • By: Plutarch, Bernadotte Perrin - translator
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 1 hr
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    Julius Caesar peaked as one of the most powerful generals in Roman history. In “The Life of Caesar", Plutarch attempts to capture the greatness of this man on paper. With stirring prose, he documents Caesar’s military might and rousing spirit. The biography ends with the details of Caesar’s assassination, but Plutarch assures us that the murderers eventually paid for the deed.   

    Non-member price: $9.74

    • The Life of Caius Gracchus

    • By: Plutarch, Bernadotte Perrin - translator
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 39 mins
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    Caius Gracchus was barely a man when his older brother, Tiberius, was assassinated for his reforms on behalf of the poor. After this, Caius tried to live a quiet life away from the public eye, perhaps afraid of meeting the same fate. Yet in Plutarch’s biography of Caius, he recounts that Tiberius appeared to his brother in a dream, telling him that they were both destined to fight and die for the working class. Caius eventually answered the call, served in the tribune for two years, and was likewise assassinated for his reforms. 

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    • The Life of Tiberius Gracchus

    • By: Plutarch, Bernadotte Perrin - translator
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 47 mins
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    In this biography, Plutarch states that Tiberius Gracchus was known more for his virtue than for his achievements. Tiberius’ virtue, and thus his legacy, lies in his actions as a reformer. Himself a plebeian leader, he sought to aid the poor by giving them some of the land belonging to wealthy landowners. These reforms shook the Roman world and led to his assassination, making Tiberius a martyr for working-class people and the politicians who fight for their rights.    

    Non-member price: $7.79

    • The Life of Lysander

    • By: Plutarch, Bernadotte Perrin - translator
    • Narrated by: Andrea Giordani
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    In this entry of Parallel Lives, Plutarch tells the true story of Lysander, the great Spartan leader. Lysander led a fleet of Spartan ships to victory against the Athenians in the battle at Aegospotami. History also credits him with forcing the Greeks to surrender at the end of the Peloponnesian War.  

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