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Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History
Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History
By Tantor Audio
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In this eye-opening study, Sidney W. Mintz shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production...


Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North
Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North
By Tantor Audio
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Scandinavia is the epitome of cool: We fill our homes with Nordic furniture; we envy their humane social welfare system and their healthy outdoor lifestyle; we glut ourselves on their crime fiction. Even their strangely attractive melancholia seems t...


Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies
Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies
By Tantor Audio
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At a time when Google Maps can take you on a virtual tour of Yosemite's remotest trails and cell phones double as navigational systems, it's hard to imagine there's any uncharted ground left on the planet. In Unruly Places, Alastair Bonnett goes to s...


Writing on the Wall: Social Media: The First 2,000 Years
Writing on the Wall: Social Media: The First 2,000 Years
By Tantor Audio
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Papyrus rolls and Twitter have much in common, as each was their generation's signature means of "instant" communication. Indeed, as Tom Standage reveals in his scintillating new audiobook, social media is anything but a new phenomenon. From the papy...


When Paris Sizzled: The 1920s Paris of Hemingway, Chanel, Cocteau, Cole Porter, Josephine Baker, and Their Friends
When Paris Sizzled: The 1920s Paris of Hemingway, Chanel, Cocteau, Cole Porter, Josephine Baker, and Their Friends
By Tantor Audio
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When Paris Sizzled vividly portrays the City of Light during the fabulous 1920s, les Annees folles, when Parisians emerged from the horrors of war to find that a new world greeted them - one that reverberated with the hard metallic clang of the assem...


Don't Know Much About the Civil War: Everything You Need to Know About America's Greatest Conflict but Never Learned
Don't Know Much About the Civil War: Everything You Need to Know About America's Greatest Conflict but Never Learned
By Random House Audio
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Millions of Americans, bored by dull textbooks, are in the dark about the most significant event in our history. Now New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes to the rescue, deftly sorting out the players, the politics, and the key eve...


Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe
Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe
By Tantor Audio
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From the end of the Middle Ages to the First World War, Europe was dominated by one family: the Habsburgs. Their unprecedented rule is the focus of Simon Winder's vivid third book, Danubia.  Winder's approach is friendly, witty, personal; this is a...


This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War
This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom and many other award-winning books, James M. McPherson is America's preeminent Civil War historian. Now, in this collection of provocative and illuminating essays, McPherson offers fresh ins...


Life in a Jar
Life in a Jar
By Tantor Audio
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During World War II, Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker, organized a rescue network of fellow social workers to save 2,500 Jewish children from certain death in the Warsaw ghetto. Incredibly, after the war her heroism, like that of many o...


Fallen Leaves: Last Words on Life, Love, War & God
Fallen Leaves: Last Words on Life, Love, War & God
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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The final and most personal work from Pulitzer Prize - winning author and historian Will Durant - discovered 32 years after his death - is a message of insight for everyone who has sought meaning in life or the council of a wise friend in navigating ...


Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves
By Tantor Audio
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From the author of the widely acclaimed King Leopold's Ghost comes the taut, gripping account of one of the most brilliantly organized social justice campaigns in history - the fight to free the slaves of the British Empire. In early 1787, 12 men - a...


The Immortal Game: A History of Chess
The Immortal Game: A History of Chess
By Random House Audio
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Why has one game, alone among the thousands of games invented and played throughout human history, not only survived but thrived within every culture it has touched? What is it about its 32 figurative pieces, moving about its 64 black and white squar...


Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era
Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era
By Hachette Audio
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A revised edition of the classic, myth-shattering exploration of American family life during the Cold War. When Homeward Bound first appeared in 1988, it forever changed how we understand Cold War America. Elaine Tyler May demonstrated that the Ato...


Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana - Medical, Recreational, and Scientific
Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana - Medical, Recreational, and Scientific
By Brilliance Audio
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Martin A. Lee traces the dramatic social history of marijuana, from its origins to its emergence in the 1960s as a defining force in a culture war that has never ceased. Lee describes how the illicit marijuana subculture overcame government oppositio...


Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia
Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia
By Tantor Audio
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Best-selling author Robert Lacey tells us what happened in the Middle East's oil-rich powerhouse---while we weren't looking....


Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of the greatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people. In Rebellion, he continues his dazzling account of the history of England, beginning the progress south of the Scottish king James VI, who on the deat...


Medieval Europe
Medieval Europe
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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The millennium between the breakup of the western Roman Empire and the Reformation was a long and hugely transformative period - one not easily chronicled within a single volume. Yet distinguished historian Chris Wickham has taken up the challenge in...


Among Schoolchildren
Among Schoolchildren
By Brilliance Audio
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Among Schoolchildren illuminates a year in the life of a fifth-grade teacher struggling to make a positive difference in the lives of her students. In Holyoke, Massachuetts, Christine Zajac toils far from the limelight. Her story, and that of her stu...


The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones
The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones
By Tantor Audio
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In The Greatest Knight, renowned historian Thomas Asbridge draws upon the thirteenth-century biography and an array of other contemporary evidence to present a compelling account of William Marshal's life and times. Asbridge charts the unparalleled r...


A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America
A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America
By Tantor Audio
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Upon its first publication, A Different Mirror was hailed by critics and academics everywhere as a dramatic new retelling of our nation's past. Beginning with the colonization of the New World, it recounts the history of America in the voice of the n...



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