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American Legends: The Continental Congress
American Legends: The Continental Congress by Charles River Editors

Chronicles the history leading up to the First Continental Congress to the final adjournment of the Second Continental Congress in 1789. Discusses the seminal work of the Continental Congress, including the Declaration of Independence and Articles of Conf...

Summary of The Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan | Includes Analysis
Summary of The Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan | Includes Analysis by Instaread

Summary of The Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan | Includes Analysis Preview: Timothy Egan's The Immortal Irishman is a biography of Thomas Meagher: Irish revolutionary, convict, and Civil War general. The book also offers a broad portrait of the experien...

Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, the Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde
Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, the Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde by John Boessenecker

To most Americans, Frank Hamer is known only as the villain of the 1967 film Bonnie and Clyde. Now, in Texas Ranger, historian John Boessenecker sets out to restore Hamer's good name and prove that he was in fact a classic American hero. From the horsebac...

The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government | Summary
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The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government by David Talbot | Summary and Analysis Book Preview: The Devil's Chessboard is a well-researched, insightful listen into the life and legacy of Allen Dulles and the...

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II
The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by Robert P. Watson

Built in 1927, the German ocean liner Cap Arcona was the greatest ship since the Titanic. When the Nazis seized control, she was stripped down for use as a floating barracks and troop transport. Hitler's minister, Joseph Goebbels, later cast her as a "sta...

Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency
Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency by David Greenberg

The most powerful political tool of the modern presidency is control of the message and the image. In Republic of Spin - a vibrant history covering more than 100 years of politics - presidential historian David Greenberg recounts the rise of the White Hou...

Weltgeschichte to go
Weltgeschichte to go by Alexander von Schönburg

Von Adam bis Apple in weniger als sechs Stunden. Alles, was man über Weltgeschichte wissen muss Eigentlich geht das gar nicht: Die ganze Weltgeschichte in weniger als sechs Stunden zu erzählen. Aber Alexander von Schönburg macht das so elegant und leichtf...

Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War
Zinky Boys: Soviet Voices from the Afghanistan War by Svetlana Alexievich

Winner of the Nobel Prize: "For her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time." (Swedish Academy, Nobel Prize citation) From 1979 to 1989 a million Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed 50,000 ca...

Detroit Resurrected: To Bankruptcy and Back
Detroit Resurrected: To Bankruptcy and Back by Nathan Bomey

From thriving Motor City to the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history, Detroit has become the nation's cautionary tale. But what led to the fateful day of the filing, and how did the city survive this crisis? Journalist Nathan Bomey delivers th...

Charles de Gaulle : Leçons de commandement
Charles de Gaulle : Leçons de commandement by Bruno Jarrosson

Charles de Gaulle a été le Français le plus notable du XXe siècle. L'homme appartient à l'Histoire. Mais sa personnalité semble défier l'analyse : homme d'action il écrit des livres d'un style raffiné, militaire de carrière il excelle en manœuvre politiqu...

The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb
The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Hunting Eichmann and The Perfect Mile, an epic adventure and spy story about the greatest act of sabotage in all of World War II. It's 1942 and the Nazis are racing to be the first to build a weap...

Iraq, USA and Saddam: The Witness Inbetween
Iraq, USA and Saddam: The Witness Inbetween by Hassan Radhi

This is Hassan Radhi's account of the happenings in Iraq, through the course of peace, freedom, occupation, and change. It contains the intense narrative of the sojourn of the American forces through Iraq and the long struggle to peace and freedom. This b...

Sin, Sex and Subversion: How What Was Taboo in 1950s New York Became America's New Normal
Sin, Sex and Subversion: How What Was Taboo in 1950s New York Became America's New Normal by David Rosen

During the tumultuous 1950s in America, sex was as threatening to the nation's moral order as communism. New York was the capital of the post-World War II world and the epicenter of a fierce culture war over music, theatre, movies, fashion, and literature...

Van Babylon tot New York: Hoorcollege over 5000 jaar stadsgeschiedenis
Van Babylon tot New York: Hoorcollege over 5000 jaar stadsgeschiedenis by Fik Meijer

De stad is een intrigerend fenomeen. Al duizenden jaren wordt er door mensen in gewoond en geleefd. Het is bovendien de plek bij uitstek waar wordt gehandeld, religie en cultuur wordt aangeboden en van waaruit wordt bestuurd. In deze collegereeks wordt ee...

Henry VI, King of England
Henry VI, King of England by J. M. Gardner

All Henry VI "The Mad" ever wanted was peace. But everything kept going to hell around him, till his mind broke from the pressure of having to rule two kingdoms, wage a war, and survive countless cabals all the while having not a single clue how rulership...

Summary of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind
Summary of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind by Ant Hive Media

This is a summary of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind The groundbreaking book, written by a well-known historian, reveals how human beings were created and evolved. It also takes a deep look into the history and biology that have co...

Drugiej Rzeczpospolitej początki
Drugiej Rzeczpospolitej początki by Andrzej Garlicki

Sam tytul " Drugiej Rzeczypospolitej poczatki" kieruje nas w strone historii odrodzenia sie panstwa polskiego w obliczu kleski i upadku trzech mocarstw zaborczych. "Drugiej Rzeczypospolitej poczatki" zawieraja opisy bitew, powstan i plebiscytów na ziemiac...

45 myter og halve sandheder fra verdenshistorien (45 myter og halve sandheder 2)
45 myter og halve sandheder fra verdenshistorien (45 myter og halve sandheder 2) by Thomas Oldrup

I denne lydbog kastes der på en faktuel, men samtidig underholdende måde lys og klarhed over alle de mere eller mindre hårdnakkede myter og halve sandheder fra verdenshistorien, der er opstået gennem tiden. Lydbogen kommer omkring de mest alvorlige, spøjs...

The Black Door: Spies, Secret Intelligence and British Prime Ministers
The Black Door: Spies, Secret Intelligence and British Prime Ministers by Richard Aldrich

The Black Door explores the evolving relationship between successive British Prime Ministers and the intelligence agencies, from Asquith's Secret Service Bureau to Cameron's National Security Council. At the beginning of the 20th century, the British inte...

Istoriya Rima [History of Rome]
Istoriya Rima [History of Rome] by Teodor Mommzen

"Istoriya Rima" - odno iz naiboleye znachitel'nykh proizvedeniy v oblasti istoricheskoy nauki, posvyashchennykh antichnoy istorii.Eta kniga prinesla yeye avtoru - nemetskomu istoriku, filologu i yuristu Teodoru Mommzenu - vsemirnuyu slavu i Nobelevskuyu p...

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