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The Last Rhinos - My Battle to Save One of the World's Greatest Creatures written by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence performed by Simon Vance on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Last Rhinos - My Battle to Save One of the World's Greatest Creatures written by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence performed by Simon Vance on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

When Lawrence Anthony learned that the northern white rhino, living in the war-ravaged Congo, was on the very brink of extinction, he knew he had to act. If the world lost the sub-species, it would be the largest land mammal since the woolly mammoth to go extinct. In The Last Rhinos, Anthony recounts his attempts to save these remarkable...

1956 - The World in Revolt written by Simon Hall performed by Phil Thron on Audio CD (Unabridged)

1956 - The World in Revolt written by Simon Hall performed by Phil Thron on Audio CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781690566755
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  History
Duration:  800 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Simon Hall
Narrator 1:  Phil Thron

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1956 was one of the most remarkable years of the twentieth century. All across the globe, ordinary people spoke out, filled the streets and city squares, and took up arms in an attempt to win their freedom. In this dramatic history, Simon Hall takes the long view of the year's events—putting them in their...

post-war context and looking toward their influence on the counterculture movements of the 1960s—to tell the story of the year's epic, global struggles from the point of view of the freedom fighters, dissidents, and countless ordinary people who worked to overturn oppressive and authoritarian systems in order to build a brave new world.

It was an epic contest. 1956 is the first narrative history of the year as a whole—and the first to frame its tumultuous events as part of an interconnected, global story of revolution.

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