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    • Battle Above the Clouds: Lifting the Siege of Chattanooga and the Battle of Lookout Mountain, October 16 - November 24, 1863

    • Emerging Civil War Series
    • By: David Powell
    • Narrated by: Joseph A Williams
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    In October 1863, the Union Army of the Cumberland was besieged in Chattanooga, all but surrounded by familiar opponents: the Confederate Army of Tennessee. The Federals were surviving by the narrowest of margins, thanks only to a trickle of supplies painstakingly hauled over the sketchiest of mountain roads. Soon, even those quarter-rations would not suffice. Disaster was in the offing.

    Regular price: £13.79

    • The Chickamauga Campaign

    • Civil War Campaigns in the Heartland
    • By: Steven E. Woodworth, John R. Lundberg, Alexander Mendoza, and others
    • Narrated by: Gary Regal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From mid-August to mid-September 1863, Union major general William S. Rosecrans's Army of the Cumberland maneuvered from Tennessee to north Georgia in a bid to rout Confederate general Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee and blaze the way for further Union advances. Meanwhile, Confederate reinforcements bolstered the numbers of the Army of Tennessee, and by the time the two armies met at the Battle of Chickamauga, in northern Georgia, the Confederates had gained numerical superiority.

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Union Command Failure in the Shenandoah

    • Major General Franz Sigel and the War in the Valley of Virginia, May 1864
    • By: David Powell
    • Narrated by: Bob Neufeld
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
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    The Battle of New Market in the Shenandoah Valley suffers from no lack of drama, interest, or importance. The ramifications of the May 1864 engagement, which involved only 10,000 troops, were substantial. Previous studies, however, focused on the Confederate side of the story. David Powell’s Union Command Failure in the Shenandoah: Major General Franz Sigel and the War in the Valley of Virginia, May 1864 provides the balance that has so long been needed. 

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Boys in the Band

    • Flashpoints of Cinema, History, and Queer Politics (Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series)
    • By: Matt Bell, David A. Gerstner, Amy Villarejo, and others
    • Narrated by: Paul R. Tafoya
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
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    The Boys in the Band's debut was revolutionary for its fictional but frank presentation of a male homosexual subculture in Manhattan. Based on Mart Crowley's hit Off-Broadway play from 1968, the film's two-hour running time approximates real time, unfolding at a birthday party attended by nine men whose language, clothing, and behavior evoke a range of urban gay "types." Although various popular critics, historians, and film scholars over the years have offered cursory acknowledgment of the film's importance, more substantive research and analysis have been woefully lacking. The film's neglect among academics belies a rich and rewarding object of study. The Boys in the Band merits not only the close reading that should accompany such a well-made text but also recognition as a landmark almost ideally situated to orient us amid the highly complex, shifting cultural terrain it occupied upon its release-and has occupied since.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Of Monsters and Men

    • By: Eric Fein, Tommy Hancock, Sean Taylor, and others
    • Narrated by: Theo Holland
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
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     Nine brand-new tales of pulp heroes vs. monsters! The Green Lama, Richard Knight, Captain Future, Green Ghost, Moon Man, and more battle demons and monstrosities from out of this world! 

    Regular price: £13.79

    • CatoAudio, January 2004

    • By: Jim Powell, David Boaz, Charles Murray, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This edition of CatoAudio features Jim Powell and David Boaz on the growth of the federal government; Charles Murray on the causes of human excellence; Rep. Barney Frank on liberals' opposition to Internet gambling; The Postal Rate Commission's Shelly Dreifuss on the lack of accountability at the U.S. Postal Service, Roger Pilon on the benefits of drug reimportation; and Ed Crane on the ideological collapse of the Republican party.

    Regular price: £4.59

    • Deep Justice in a Broken World

    • Helping Your Kids Serve Others and Right the Wrongs around Them
    • By: Chap Clark, Kara Powell, David Salsa
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Rogers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
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    This audiobook gives youth workers the opportunity to go beyond simply trying to motivate kids to serve those in need and invites them to help their kids wrestle with why those people are in need in the first place. Specific topics that will be addressed include the out-of-the-box-Jesus, the power of repentance, biblically grounded motivations for service, the power of community, as well as how to respond to the poverty, racism, and unequal power relationships.

    Regular price: £26.79