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    • Six Days of War

    • June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East
    • Written by: Michael B. Oren
    • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
    • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Israel and the West, it is called the Six Day War. In the Arab world, it is known as the June War or, simply, as "the Setback". Never has a conflict so short, unforeseen, and largely unwanted by both sides so transformed the world. The Yom Kippur War, the war in Lebanon, the Camp David accords, the controversy over Jerusalem and Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the intifada, and the rise of Palestinian terror are all part of the outcome of those six days.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Three Days in Moscow

    • Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire
    • Written by: Bret Baier, Catherine Whitney
    • Narrated by: Bret Baier
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Three Days in Moscow, Baier explores the dramatic endgame of America’s long struggle with the Soviet Union and President Ronald Reagan’s central role in shaping the world we live in today. On May 31, 1988, Reagan stood on Russian soil and addressed a packed audience at Moscow State University, delivering a remarkable - yet now largely forgotten - speech that capped his first visit to the Soviet capital. 

    Price: CDN$ 43.80

    • Accidental Presidents

    • Eight Men Who Changed America
    • Written by: Jared Cohen
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful seat affects the nation and world.

    Price: CDN$ 35.52

    • The World as It Is

    • A Memoir of the Obama White House
    • Written by: Ben Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Ben Rhodes, Mark Deakins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For nearly 10 years, Ben Rhodes saw almost everything that happened at the center of the Obama administration - first as a speechwriter, then as deputy national security advisor, and finally as a multipurpose aide and close collaborator. He started every morning in the Oval Office with the President’s Daily Brief, traveled the world with Obama, and was at the center of some of the most consequential and controversial moments of the presidency. Now, he tells the full story of his partnership with a man who also happened to be a historic president of the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • J'ai adoré !

    • By Gramercy on 2019-04-26

    Price: CDN$ 43.80

    • A History of Freedom

    • Written by: Rufus J. Fears, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Rufus J. Fears
    • Length: 18 hrs and 33 mins
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    It can be argued that one simple idea-the concept of freedom-has been the driving force of Western civilization and may be the most influential intellectual force the world has ever known. But what is freedom, exactly? These 36 engaging lectures tell the dramatic story of freedom from ancient Greece to our own day, exploring a concept so close to us we may never have considered it with the thoroughness it deserves.

    Price: CDN$ 55.51

    • The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • Written by: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Clayborne Carson - editor
    • Narrated by: Levar Burton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    He was a husband, a father, a preacher - and the preeminent leader of a movement that continues to transform America and the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The King

    • By Andrew on 2018-09-19

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • The Black Jacobins

    • Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution
    • Written by: C.L.R. James
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
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    This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803. It is the story of the French colony of San Domingo, a place where the brutality of master toward slave was commonplace and ingeniously refined. And it is the story of a barely literate slave named Toussaint L'Ouverture, who led the black people of San Domingo in a successful struggle against successive invasions by overwhelming French, Spanish, and English forces and, in the process, helped form the first independent nation in the Caribbean. 

    Price: CDN$ 30.69

    • Age of Ambition

    • Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
    • Written by: Evan Osnos
    • Narrated by: Evan Osnos, George Backman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As the Beijing correspondent for The New Yorker, Evan Osnos was on the ground in China for years, witness to profound political, economic, and cultural upheaval. In Age of Ambition, he describes the greatest collision taking place in that country: the clash between the rise of the individual and the Communist Party’s struggle to retain control.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • A World on Fire

    • Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
    • Written by: Amanda Foreman
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 32 hrs and 44 mins
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    Even before the first rumblings of secession shook the halls of Congress, British involvement in the coming schism was inevitable. Britain was dependent on the South for cotton, and in turn the Confederacy relied almost exclusively on Britain for guns, bullets, and ships. The Union sought to block any diplomacy between the two and consistently teetered on the brink of war with Britain. For four years the complex web of relationships between the countries led to defeats and victories both minute and history-making.

    Price: CDN$ 61.34

    • What Is America?

    • Understanding the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution
    • Written by: Jeffrey Sikkenga
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Sikkenga
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
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    More than ever, Americans are reclaiming our national identity based on the fundamental principles of America's founding. In this enlightening course, you will explore what defines us as Americans by looking at our founding documents: The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. This is the course you always wish you had taken when you were an undergrad. An engaging and gifted teacher, Professor Jeffrey Sikkenga passionately explores the founding principles that make America a great nation.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • Hitler's American Friends

    • The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States
    • Written by: Bradley W. Hart
    • Narrated by: Chris Ciulla
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
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    Hitler's American Friends, by Bradley W. Hart, is an audiobook examining the strange terrain of Nazi sympathizers, nonintervention campaigners, and other voices in America who advocated on behalf of Nazi Germany in the years before World War II. Americans who remember World War II reminisce about how it brought the country together. The less-popular truth behind this warm nostalgia: Until the attack on Pearl Harbor, America was deeply, dangerously divided.   

    Price: CDN$ 40.04

    • A History of Gun Control

    • Written by: N. T. Gore
    • Narrated by: Donny Baarns
    • Length: 55 mins
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    This audiobook attempts to chronicle the history of those in power attempting to limit the access of firearms. We travel from the origins of gun control in pre-modern times from the Old West through the Depression Era and the three wars, to the 20th century and the issues gun control faces today. Further, we look at the development of gun control and its path of evolution into today's laws in the United States and globally.

    Price: CDN$ 5.31

    • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • Written by: Mary Wollstonecraft
    • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
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    First published in 1792, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman tackles many of the punitive patriarchal attitudes that dominated 18th-century society. With warmth and passion, Mary Wollstonecraft urges women to prioritize reason over emotion - a necessary step in building the strength of character required to break free from male notions of female fragility and foolishness. Wollstonecraft bases much of her argument in the case for women's education. Without it, women are merely men's "slaves" and "playthings" - not the intelligent, rational companions of a just and equal society.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

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    • The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
    • Written by: Steve Coll
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 28 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Resuming the narrative of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, best-selling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11.

    • The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
    • Written by: Steve Coll
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 28 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 2018-02-06
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 56.33

    • On War

    • Written by: Carl von Clausewitz
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
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    The theories and observations in this abridged version of Prussian soldier Carl von Clausewitz's magnum opus have been heeded by military strategists for nearly 200 years. Most have considered this to be the "Bible" of military strategy and tactics.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy

    • Written by: Pamela Radcliff, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Pamela Radcliff
    • Length: 24 hrs and 22 mins
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    Consider the intense and rapid changes that transformed the political, social, and economic struggles of the world during the 20th century: the first flight and space flight, the Manhattan Project and the Welfare State, Nietzsche and Freud, the Great Depression and inflation, moving pictures and home computers, the Cold War and terrorism - and war and peace.

    Price: CDN$ 70.06

    • Can Democracy Work?

    • A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World
    • Written by: James Miller
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
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    Today, democracy is the world's only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to this? In Can Democracy Work? James Miller, the author of the classic history of 1960s protest Democracy Is in the Streets, offers a lively, surprising, and urgent history of the democratic idea from its first stirrings to the present. As he shows, democracy has always been rife with inner tensions.

    Price: CDN$ 35.03

    • Wages of Rebellion

    • Written by: Chris Hedges
    • Narrated by: David deVries
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Revolutions come in waves and cycles. We are again riding the crest of a revolutionary epic, much like 1848 or 1917, from the Arab Spring to movements against austerity in Greece to the Occupy movement. In Wages of Rebellion, Chris Hedges - who has chronicled the malaise and sickness of a society in terminal moral decline in his books Empire of Illusion and Death of the Liberal Class - investigates what social and psychological factors cause revolution, rebellion, and resistance.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Church History in Plain Language

    • Fourth Edition
    • Written by: Bruce L. Shelley
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 21 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With more than 315,000 print copies sold, this is the story of the church for today’s listeners. Dr. Bruce Shelley makes church history come alive in this classic audiobook that has become not only the first choice of many laypeople and church leaders but the standard text in many college classrooms.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So much potential

    • By Steve on 2017-11-07

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • On Practice and Contradiction (Revolutions Series)

    • Slavoj Zizek presents Mao
    • Written by: Mao Zedong, Slavoj Zizek
    • Narrated by: Matt Bates
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
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    These early philosophical writings underpinned the Chinese revolutions and their clarion calls to insurrection remain some of the most stirring of all time. Drawing on a dizzying array of references from contemporary culture and politics, Zizek's firecracker commentary reaches unsettling conclusions about the place of Mao's thought in the revolutionary canon.

    Price: CDN$ 21.48

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