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  • Deliver Us From Evil

    Deliver Us From Evil

    Genre: History,Politics,Independent,World,History,United States,Lectures,World Affairs,Politics
    Author: Sean Hannity
    Duration: 04:43:00

    As Americans face the ongoing war against terrorists and their state sponsors around the world, Sean Hannity reminds us we must also cope with the continuing scourge of accommodation and cowardice at home. With his trademark blend of passion and hard-hitting commentary, he urges Americans to recogni ... [ more ]

  • World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

    World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Jared Diamond
    Duration: 18:35:00

    Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity. Yet for nearly all of its six million years of existence, human society had none of these things. While the gulf that divides us from our primitive ancestors may seem unbri ... [ more ]

  • At Home: A short history of private life

    At Home: A short history of private life

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Bill Bryson
    Duration: 06:23:11

    Bill Bryson was struck one day by the thought that we devote a lot more time to studying the battles and wars of history than to considering what history really consists of: centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - eating, sleeping and merely endeavouring to get more comfortabl ... [ more ]

  • Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are

    Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,World Religions
    Author: Alan Watts
    Duration: 04:52:00

    Modern Western culture and technology is inextricably tied to the belief in the existence of a self as a separate ego, separated from and in conflict with the rest of the world. In this classic book, Watts provides a lucid and simple presentation of an alternative view based on Hindu and Vedantic ph ... [ more ]

  • Tao of Pooh

    Tao of Pooh

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,Philosophy,World Religions
    Author: Benjamin Hoff
    Duration: 02:47:00

    Winnie-the-Pooh has a certain Way about him, a way of doing things that has made him the world's most beloved bear. In The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff shows that Pooh's Way is amazingly consistent with the principles of living envisioned by the Chinese founders of Taoism. The author's explanation of ... [ more ]

  • Explorers

    Explorers

    Genre: History,World
    Author: FCIT
    Duration: 00:29:00

    The explorers of the 15th and 16th centuries changed the way people of their times perceived and interacted with their worlds. ... [ more ]

  • Amendments to the United States Constitution

    Amendments to the United States Constitution

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Founding Fathers Of The United States
    Duration: 00:19:43

    The Amendments to the Constitution of the USA are a continuously modified document that attempts to secure all basic and other rights for American citizens. The most recent amendment was made in the early 1970's during the Vietnam war; this amendment lowered the voting age to 18. ... [ more ]

  • Love Revolution

    Love Revolution

    Genre: NonFiction,Independent,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Science & Technology,Lectures,Ethics,World Affairs,Economics,Social Science
    Author: Joyce Meyer
    Duration: 07:49:00

    Joyce Meyer is not satisfied with the status quo. She believes that we each need to become a revolutionary and practice love every day. And if Joyce has her way, the revolution will spread - person by person, house by house, town by town, until the old culture of selfishness and greed gives way to a ... [ more ]

  • Denial [Movie Tie-in]: Holocaust History on Trial

    Denial [Movie Tie-in]: Holocaust History on Trial

    Genre: History,World,European,TV & Radio,History
    Author: Deborah E. Lipstadt
    Duration: 13:16:00

    In her acclaimed 1993 book Denying the Holocaust, Deborah Lipstadt called David Irving, a prolific writer of books on World War II, “one of the most dangerous spokespersons for Holocaust denial.” The following year, after Lipstadt’s book was published in the United Kingdom, Irving led a libel suit a ... [ more ]

  • Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin

    Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Timothy Snyder
    Duration: 18:19:00

    Americans think of World War II as 'The Good War,' a moment when the forces of good resoundingly triumphed over evil. Yet the war was not decided by D-Day. It was decided in the East, by the Red Army and Joseph Stalin. While conventional wisdom locates the horrors of WWII in the six millio ... [ more ]

  • Christian World: A Global History

    Christian World: A Global History

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Martin Marty
    Duration: 11:49:00

    A National Book Award winner, Martin E. Marty is a University of Chicago Professor Emeritus, Lutheran minister, and prolific writer on history, culture, and theology. In his comprehensive yet concise The Christian World, Marty outlines the life and teachings of Christ and details how his followers s ... [ more ]

  • Buddha and the Quantum: Hearing the Voice of Every Cell

    Buddha and the Quantum: Hearing the Voice of Every Cell

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,World Religions
    Author: Samuel Avery
    Duration: 03:59:00

    Are you seeking a deeper understanding of consciousness? Are you interested in meditation or currently practicing meditation? The Buddha and the Quantum is about the connection between meditation and physics. ... [ more ]

  • Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Vol. 1

    Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Vol. 1

    Genre: Lectures,World Affairs
    Author: Robert G. Ingersoll
    Duration: 14:11:00

    Colonel Robert Green Ingersoll was a Civil War veteran, American political leader and orator during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for his defense of atheism. This book is the first of two volumes collecting Ingersoll's speeches. ... [ more ]

  • Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

    Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

    Genre: History,World
    Author: John M. Barry
    Duration: 19:30:00

    At the height of WWI, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the B ... [ more ]

  • Medieval People

    Medieval People

    Genre: History,World,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Eileen Power
    Duration: 07:02:00

    In this classic of social history, the author describes the lives of five obscure men and women of the Middle Ages and one famous one. She draws on account books, records, letters, diaries, and wills to make the life of those times as concrete and comprehensible as our own. There are full-length por ... [ more ]

  • Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

    Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

    Genre: History,Philosophy,World
    Author: Anthony Gottlieb
    Duration: 18:08:00

    In this landmark study of Western thought, Anthony Gottlieb looks afresh at the writings of our great thinkers of classic philosophy and questions many pieces of conventional wisdom. From the pre-Socratic philosophers like Empedocles, through the celebrated days of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, an ... [ more ]

  • Short History of Nearly Everything

    Short History of Nearly Everything

    Genre: History,World,Science & Technology,History & Philosophy
    Author: Bill Bryson
    Duration: 05:49:00

    One of the world's most beloved and bestselling writers takes his ultimate journey -- into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answerIn A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail -- well, most of it. In In A Sunburned Country, he confronted so ... [ more ]

  • Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East

    Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East

    Genre: History,World
    Author: Eugene Rogan
    Duration: 17:29:00

    In The Fall of the Ottomans, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan brings the First World War and its immediate aftermath in the Middle East to vivid life, uncovering the often ignored story of the region's crucial role in the conflict. Bolstered by German money, arms, and military advisors, the Otto ... [ more ]

  • History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, Vol I

    History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, Vol I

    Genre: History,World
    Author: John Bagnell Bury
    Duration: 20:54:19

    J.B. Bury wrote his History of Greece before World War I, but it was such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third edition was still being used as a college textbook in the late 1960?s. In the newer editions, a co-author rewrote the material dealing with the early centuries where th ... [ more ]

  • History of the Philippines

    History of the Philippines

    Genre: History,World
    Author: David Prescott Barrows
    Duration: 09:12:28

    This book is one of the earliest studies of Philippine history by an American scholar. In preparation for this book, the author conducted ethnological studies of indiginous island tribes after the American war in the Philippines. Since this book was intended for the Philippine reader, the author nic ... [ more ]