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  • Chakras

    Chakras

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,World Religions
    Author: Unknown
    Duration: 01:14:00

    Learn how the chakras tangibly affect your daily life and how to use their special energies to speed your spiritual progress. First Chakra: Key to Loyalty, Discipline, and Focus Topics include: The earth element in human consciousness; inflexibility and materialism as negative aspects of the ... [ more ]

  • Evolution of God

    Evolution of God

    Genre: History,Religion & Spirituality,Philosophy,Christianity,World Religions
    Author: Robert Wright
    Duration: 18:27:00

    In this sweeping narrative, which takes us from the Stone Age to the Information Age, Robert Wright unveils an astonishing discovery: there is a hidden pattern that the great monotheistic faiths have followed as they have evolved. Through the prisms of archeology, theology, and evolutionary psycholo ... [ more ]

  • Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History

    Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Erik Larson
    Duration: 09:35:00

    Erik Larson is a regular contributor to national magazines including Time, The Atlantic, and Harper's. Filled with images as powerful as the hurricane it describes, Isaac's Storm immediately swept onto best-seller lists across the country. In 1900, Isaac Monroe Cline was in charge of the Galveston ... [ more ]

  • World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

    World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Thomas Friedman
    Duration: 08:44:00

    One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certainly succeeds in that goal.-Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel laureate, The New York Times on THE WORLD IS FLAT ... [ more ]

  • Battle Cry of Freedom: Volume 2: The Civil War Era

    Battle Cry of Freedom: Volume 2: The Civil War Era

    Genre: History,World,Lectures,History
    Author: James McPherson
    Duration: 19:50:00

    James M. McPherson, professor emeritus of U.S. history at Princeton, is one of the foremost scholars of the Civil War. In this informative and meticulously researched masterpiece, he clarifies the differing ways of life and philosophy that led to this shattering conflict. Abraham Lincoln wondered wh ... [ more ]

  • Second World War

    Second World War

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Anthony Beevor
    Duration: 37:31:00

    Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of WWII. His multi-award winning books have included Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945. Now, in his newest and most ambitious book, he turns his focus to one of the bloodiest and most tragi ... [ more ]

  • Magicians of the Gods

    Magicians of the Gods

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Graham Hancock
    Duration: 14:56:11

    Graham Hancock's multi-million bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth's lost civilization. Twenty years on, Hancock returns with the sequel to his seminal work filled with co ... [ more ]

  • Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration

    Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration

    Genre: History,NonFiction,World,Survival
    Author: David Roberts
    Duration: 11:42:00

    His two companions were dead, his food and supplies had vanished in a crevasse, and Douglas Mawson was still one hundred miles from camp. On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp. The d ... [ more ]

  • Stoicism

    Stoicism

    Genre: History,World
    Author: St. George William Joseph Stock
    Duration: 02:15:40

    This short book is part of the Philosophies Ancient and Modern series, which attempts to make Western philosophy more accessible to the general public. In this volume, George Stock provides a concise primer on Stoicism, the ancient philosophy that maintained that the universe is governed entirely b ... [ more ]

  • Ruin of the Roman Empire: A New History

    Ruin of the Roman Empire: A New History

    Genre: History,World,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: James J. O'Donnell
    Duration: 18:57:00

    The heart of the puzzle of Rome's end is presented in a definitive and vivid history by James O'Donnell, renowned historian and the author of Augustine. ... [ more ]

  • Six Days of War

    Six Days of War

    Genre: History,World,North American,Military
    Author: Michael B. Oren
    Duration: 17:57:00

    Six Days of War is the most comprehensive history ever published of the six days of intense Arab-Israeli fighting in the summer of 1967. Oren spotlights all the participants--Arab, Israeli, Soviet, and American-involved in this clash that transformed the world. ... [ more ]

  • Qur'an

    Qur'an

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,The Bible & Sacred Texts,Islam,World Religions
    Author: Unknown
    Duration: 48:13:00

    No person can afford to be ignorant of the Qur'an, for it is the constitution revealed by God (Allah) to regulate and govern human life. It speaks with perfect knowledge of the Creator about his creation. It exposes the truth. It contains important information about human destiny and that of the ind ... [ more ]

  • Modern Times: The World from the Twenties to the Nineties

    Modern Times: The World from the Twenties to the Nineties

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Paul Johnson
    Duration: 38:00:00

    Earning spot #11 on National Review’s list of the Best Nonfiction Books of the Century, this fast-paced, all-encompassing narrative history covers the great events, ideas, and personalities of the six decades following the end of World War I, and offers a full-scale—if controversial—analysis of how ... [ more ]

  • Story of Mankind

    Story of Mankind

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Hendrik Van Loon
    Duration: 13:31:58

    Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the people and events that changed the course of history. Portrays in vivid prose the achievements of mankind in the areas of art and discovery, as well as the polit ... [ more ]

  • Over the Edge of the World: Magellan\\'s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

    Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Laurence Bergreen
    Duration: 06:14:00

    A majestic tale of discovery thatchanged many long-held views about the world In 1519 Magellan and his fleet of five ships set sail from Seville, Spain, to discover a water route to the fabled Spice Islands in Indonesia, where the most sought-after commodities -- cloves, pepper, and nutmeg -- flou ... [ more ]

  • Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty

    Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Dan Jones
    Duration: 07:11:00

    Dan Jones has an enviable gift for telling a dramatic story while at the same time inviting us to consider serious topics like liberty and the seeds of representative government.' Antonia Fraser From the New York Times bestselling author of The Plantagenets, a lively, action-packed history of how ... [ more ]

  • Great Soul

    Great Soul

    Genre: History,World,Asia
    Author: Joseph Lelyveld
    Duration: 16:48:00

    A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments—his success in seizing India's imagination and shaping its independence struggle as a mass movement, his recognition late in life that few of his followers paid more than lip service to ... [ more ]

  • Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve

    Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Tom Bissell
    Duration: 14:18:47

    A profound and moving journey into the heart of Christianity that explores the mysterious and often paradoxical lives and legacies of the Twelve Apostles a book both for those of the faith and for others who seek to understand Christianity from the outside in. Expertly researched and fascinating&h ... [ more ]

  • Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II

    Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Joseph E. Persico
    Duration: 24:43:00

    All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt's Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power like no president since Abraham Lincoln during the ... [ more ]

  • One Percent Doctrine

    One Percent Doctrine

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,World,North American
    Author: Ron Suskind
    Duration: 06:12:33

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind takes you deep inside America's real battles with violent, unrelenting terrorists -- a game of kill-or-be-killed, from the Oval Office to the streets of Karachi. You may think you know what the war on terror is. But to know ... [ more ]