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    • The European Settlement of Australia

    • The History and Legacy of Early Expeditions and British Settlements on the Australian Continent
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
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    A land of almost 3 million square miles has lain since time immemorial on the southern flank of the planet, so isolated that it remained entirely outside of European knowledge until 1770. However, the first human footprints on this vast territory were felt 70,000 years earlier. The history of the indigenous inhabitants of Australia is a complex. For generations after the arrival of whites in Australia, the Aboriginal people were disregarded and marginalized, largely because they offered little in the way of a labor resource, and they occupied land required for European settlement.

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    • Legends of the Ancient World: The Life and Legacy of Attila the Hun

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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    Attila, Emperor of the Hunnic Empire and thus most commonly known as Attila the Hun, is an idiosyncratic figure who has become more myth than man, not least because much of his life is shrouded in mystery. Perhaps the most famous "barbarian" in history, Attila was the lord of a vast empire spanning two continents, but he is best remembered for what he did not conquer.

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    • Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin & Leon Trotsky

    • The Soviet Union's Big Three
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnston
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
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    Among the leaders of the 20th century, arguably none shaped the course of history as much as Vladimir Lenin. If Adolf Hitler had not inflicted the devastation of World War II upon Europe, it's quite likely that the West would consider Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) the 20th century's greatest tyrant. Along with Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky led the October Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and held crucial posts in the early Soviet governments.

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    • Current Events: Israel and Her Enemies

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Bill Hare
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
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    Along with analysis and anecdotes of important events and people, Israel and Her Enemies is the perfect starting point for understanding how the Middle East conflicts have gotten to where they are at today and what the future may hold. 

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    • The Aborigines: The History and Legacy of Australia’s Indigenous People

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Dan Gallagher
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
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    It is a misconception that indigenous Australians meekly accepted the invasion of their country by the British, for they did not. They certainly resisted, but as far as colonial wars during that era went, the frontier conflicts of Australia did not warrant a great deal of attention. Indigenous Australians were hardly a warlike people, and without central organization or political cohesion beyond scattered family groups, they succumbed to the orchestrated advance of white settlement with passionate but futile resistance. 

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    • Menachem Begin

    • The Life and Legacy of the Irgun Leader Who Became Israel’s Prime Minister
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D. Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
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    The conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is over 70 years old and counting but has its roots in over 2,000 years of history. With so much time and history, the Middle East peace process has become laden with unique, politically sensitive. Menachem Begin: The Life and Legacy of the Irgun Leader Who Became Israel’s Prime Minister looks at how Begin rose the ranks through militias and governments to become one of the Jewish State’s most consequential leaders.

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    • Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin

    • The Lives and Careers of the First Men on the Moon
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
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    At 9:32 a.m. on July 16, 1969, time stood still throughout the world, as thousands converged at the Kennedy Space Center and millions tuned in on live television. At that instant, the first rumbles began to shake the ground, as a small spacecraft attached to the giant Saturn V rocket, several hundred feet tall, started lifting off. Apollo 11 was on its way to a historic first landing on the Moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin: The Lives and Careers of the First Men on the Moon profiles both astronauts and the most memorable space mission in history.  

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    • The Apollo 1 Disaster

    • The Controversial History and Legacy of the Fire that Caused One of NASA's Greatest Tragedies
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Bob Barton
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
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    The Apollo space program is the most famous and celebrated in American history, but the first successful landing of men on the moon, during Apollo 11, had complicated roots dating back over a decade; it also involved one of NASA's most infamous tragedies. Landing on the moon presented an ideal goal all on its own, but the government's urgency in designing the Apollo program was actually brought about by the Soviet Union, which spent much of the 1950s leaving the United States in its dust (and rocket fuel).

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    • Neil Armstrong

    • The Life and Legacy of the First Astronaut to Walk on the Moon
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
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      Neil Armstrong: The Life and Legacy of the First Astronaut to Walk on the Moon profiles the famous astronaut's life and chronicles the most memorable space mission in history. You will learn about Neil Armstrong like never before.  

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    • British Legends: The Life and Legacy of Sir Isaac Newton

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jannie Meisberger
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
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    In 1676, Sir Isaac Newton famously wrote in a letter to philosopher Robert Hooke, "If I have seen further it is by standing on ye shoulders of Giants." By the time he died, Newton had become science's greatest giant, and every scientist who has followed him has stood on his shoulders. Newton is widely considered the most influential scientist in history, best known for the discovery of gravity and the subsequent laws of motion that he theorized.

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    • Daniel Webster

    • The Life and Legacy of One of America's Most Famous Senators and Orators
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    In a modern era that Americans often view wearily as being too partisan, elections often bring the same questions. Many look back nostalgically to earlier centuries in which it's assumed America had great statesmen, which is understandable in light of increasingly hostile political rhetoric that seems to be more aimed at dividing the country than uniting it. Of course, more serious historians analyze whether these elusive statesmen actually ever existed, and whether there was truly a time when politicians didn't engage in political rancor.

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    • Ulrich Zwingli: The Life and Legacy of the Swiss Reformer Who Fought the Catholic Church during the Reformation

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
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    On March 9, 1522, a band of about a dozen rebellious Christians gathered in a printer's workshop in Grabengasse, Zurich, fully resolved to march to the beat of their own drum. These renegades were intent on broadcasting a message to the corrupt and increasingly dishonorable Catholic Church...Ulrich Zwingli: The Life and Legacy of the Swiss Reformer Who Fought the Catholic Church during the Reformation chronicles the reformer’s life and teachings, and the influence he had on religion.

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    • Ancient Macedonia: The History and Legacy of Alexander the Great and the Macedonians in Antiquity

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D Johnston
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
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    An examination of ancient Macedonian culture, from its earliest known references to the arrival of the Romans, reveals that the Greeks’ northern neighbors played an integral role in the development of Hellenic civilization. Although many of the traditional Greeks may not have considered the Macedonians to be fellow Hellenes at first, they were forced to accept them due to the Macedonian's superior military strength.  

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    • The Aborigines and Maori: The History of the Indigenous Peoples in Australia and New Zealand

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Dan Gallagher
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
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    In 1769, Captain James Cook’s historic expedition would lead to an English claim on Australia, but before he reached Australia, he sailed near New Zealand and spent weeks mapping part of New Zealand’s coast. Thus, he was one of the first to observe and take note of the indigenous peoples of the two islands. 

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    • Delphi

    • The History of the Ancient Greek Sanctuary and Home to the World’s Most Famous Oracle
    • By: Charles River Editors, Andrew Scott
    • Narrated by: Bill Hare
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
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    The ancient Greeks used a number of forms of divination to determine the future and seek advice from the gods as to which actions they should take in any given situation. The most popular of these ways to consult the Gods was through a visit to an oracle - usually a person - at a fixed shrine. The oldest of these Greek sites was at Dodona in Epirus, and while it continued to be a major oracle for the Greek world through antiquity, it was quickly overtaken by the oracle at Delphi as the most consulted by kings, politicians, and ordinary Greeks alike. 

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    • The Oracle of Delphi

    • The Ancient World's Most Famous Seer
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Joseph Chialastri
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    The Oracle of Delphi was one of the greatest religious institutions in Ancient Greece. It played a significant role not only in the formation and collective decisions of Hellenic localities and city-states but also in the personal lives of Greeks known and unknown. The site was dedicated to the god Apollo, and the Greeks believed the god spoke his oracles through his prophetess known as the Pythia.

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    • The British Subjugation of Australia: The History of British Colonization and the Conquest of the Aboriginal Australians

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
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    A land of almost 3 million square miles has lain since time immemorial on the southern flank of the planet, so isolated that it remained almost entirely outside of European knowledge until 1770. From there, however, the subjugation of Australia would take place rapidly. Within 20 years of the first British settlements being established, the British presence in Terra Australis was secure, and no other major power was likely to mount a challenge. In 1815, Napoleon would be defeated at Waterloo, and soon afterwards would be standing on the barren cliffs of Saint Helena.

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    • The ANZAC

    • The History and Legacy of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps During the 20th Century
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
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    Given their stellar legacy, it is little surprise that ANZAC soldiers were used by the British Empire for the several decades, most notably in World War II, ensuring that even after the British Empire declined, the Australian and New Zealand troops’ contributions to the Commonwealth remain a source of pride. 

    • The History and Legacy of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps During the 20th Century
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Release date: 29-06-2018
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    • The Parthian Empire

    • The History and Culture of One of Ancient Rome's Most Famous Enemies
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
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    The Parthians in whose hands the empire of the east now is, having divided the world, as it were, with the Romans, were originally exiles from Scythia. This is apparent from their very name; for in the Scythian language exiles are called Parthi. During the time of the Assyrians and Medes, they were the most obscure of all the people of the east. Subsequently, too, when the empire of the east was transferred from the Medes to the Persians, they were but as a herd without a name, and fell under the power of the stronger.

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    • Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid

    • The Lives and Legacies of the Wild West's Famous Outlaw Duo
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    The Wild West has made legends out of many men through the embellishment of their stories, such as crediting Billy the Kid and Wild Bill Hickok for killing far more people than they actually did. But it has also made icons out of outlaws like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid based on the mystery and uncertainty surrounding their crimes and deaths, allowing speculation and legend to fill in the gaps.

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