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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...

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...

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...

The History of Rome, Book 1: Roman Origins Before the Monarchy
The History of Rome, Book 1: Roman Origins Before the Monarchy by Theodor Mommsen

In 1902 the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Theodor Mommsen for his sensational work of history The History of Rome. Classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician, archaeologist, and writer, Mommsen is generally regarded as the gr...

Episode 7: Annus Horribilis
Episode 7: Annus Horribilis by Ruth Cowen

Annus Horribilis. Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson split up. Princess Anne divorces Mark Philips. The shaming Squidgygate and Camillagate scandals. ©2015 Audible Studios (P)2015 Audible Studios ...

Episode 5: Dismantling the Empire
Episode 5: Dismantling the Empire by Ruth Cowen

The British Empire gradually dissolves. A TV documentary is made about the Royal Family. The Queen's Silver Jubilee and the assassination of Lord Moutbatten. ©2015 Audible Studios (P)2015 Audible Studios ...

Episode 8: Rebranding the Monarchy
Episode 8: Rebranding the Monarchy by Ruth Cowen

Princess Diana dies. The monarchy rebrands itself for the future. ©2015 Audible Studios (P)2015 Audible Studios ...

Episode 2: From Princess to Queen
Episode 2: From Princess to Queen by Ruth Cowen

July 1939: Elizabeth meets Philip her future husband. The War Years. The Royal wedding. Charles is born. ©2015 Audible Studios (P)2015 Audible Studios ...

Episode 4: International Glamour
Episode 4: International Glamour by Ruth Cowen

The Glamourous life touring the World and the difficult romances of Elizabeth's sister Margaret. ©2015 Audible Studios (P)2015 Audible Studios ...

Episode 1: A Sheltered Childhood
Episode 1: A Sheltered Childhood by Ruth Cowen

Elizabeth is born. Tales of early childhood. The King dies, and the Wallis Simpson crisis ensues. King George VIth is crowned. ©2015 Audible Studios (P)2015 Audible Studios ...

Episode 6: Princess Diana and the New Generation
Episode 6: Princess Diana and the New Generation by Ruth Cowen

The wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. The Falklands War. The relationship between Charles and Diana begins to fail. ©2015 Audible Studios (P)2015 Audible Studios ...

Episode 3: Coronation and Commonwealth
Episode 3: Coronation and Commonwealth by Ruth Cowen

Elizabeth is crowned. Elizabeth and Philip embark on a huge tour of the Commonwealth. ©2015 Audible Studios (P)2015 Audible Studios ...

Domostroy [Domestic Order]
Domostroy [Domestic Order] by Dmytro Strelbytskyy

"Domostroy" - znamenityy pamyatnik russkoy literatury XVI veka - tshchatel'no razrabotannyy svod pravil obshchestvennogo, religioznogo i semeyno-bytovogo povedeniya, v kotorom soderzhatsya sovety i nastavleniya na vse sluchai zhizni: ot pravil povedeniya ...

Griboyedovskaya Moskva: Moskva i moskvichi
Griboyedovskaya Moskva: Moskva i moskvichi by M. O. Gershenzon

Izvestnyy istorik russkoy literatury Mikhail Osipovich Gershenzon na osnove pisem i dnevnikov moskovskikh zhiteley dayot neprevzoydonnoye po detal'nosti i zhivosti opisaniye moskovskogo byta XIX veka."Griboyedovskaya Moskva" Gershenzona - eto Moskva Gribo...

Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter
Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter by Barbara Leaming

Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy was the incandescent lifeforce of the fabled Kennedy family, her father's acknowledged "favorite of all the children" and her brother Jack's "psychological twin". She was the Kennedy of Kennedys, sure of her privilege, magnetically...

Hitler's Final Push: The Battle of the Bulge from the German Point of View
Hitler's Final Push: The Battle of the Bulge from the German Point of View by Danny S. Parker - editor

Notes on one of the most infamous and bloody battles of World War II - from the German perspective. As the Allied armies swept toward the Reich in late 1944, the German high command embarked on an ambitious plan to gain the initiative on the western front...

La battaglia di Montaperti: 4 settembre 1260
La battaglia di Montaperti: 4 settembre 1260 by Luciano Simonelli

Attraverso la voce del suo autore ecco ricostruita, ora per ora, la battaglia che il 4 settembre del 1260 oppose gli eserciti della repubblica di Firenze e quella di Siena in una battaglia che, come scrisse Dante Alighieri, "fece l'Arbia colorata in rosso...

Istoriya Pugachevskogo bunta
Istoriya Pugachevskogo bunta by A. S. Pushkin

V nachale 1830-kh gg. A. S. Pushkin zainteresovalsya istoriyey Krest'yanskoy voyny 1773-1775 gg. Pod predvoditel'stvom Yemel'yana Pugacheva.On tshchatel'no izuchil arkhivnyye materialy i dokumenty, a v 1833 g. otpravilsya v poyezdku po mestam vosstaniya -...

The Mistresses of Cliveden
The Mistresses of Cliveden by Natalie Livingstone

From its dawn in the 1660s to its twilight in the 1960s, Cliveden was an emblem of elite misbehaviour and intrigue. Conceived by the Duke of Buckingham as a retreat for his scandalous affair with Anna-Maria, Countess of Shrewsbury, the house later served ...

Imperio español [Spanish Empire]
Imperio español [Spanish Empire] by Manuel Rivero Rodríguez

Una potencia imperial es aquella que determina e incluso decide el comportamiento del conjunto de la comunidad internacional, en política, economía, tecnología, y cultura. Durante los siglos XVI y XVII España ejerció ese papel. De ese imperio aun existen ...

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