The Great Democracies

  • by Winston Churchill
  • Narrated by Christian Rodska
  • 12 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The fourth and last volume in Churchill's famous account spans 1815 to 1901. It closes when the British Empire is at its peak, with a staggering one-fifth of the human race presided over by the longest reigning monarch in British history: Queen Victoria.
In America he assesses the position of the "Great Republic" from slavery and secession to its position as a world superpower. He charts the rise of Germany and the unification of Italy and examines the situation in the Balkans in 1878, all of which had a deep impact not only on the war he was soon to fight, but on the geography of the European continent today.


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The Great Man on the Great Democracies.

No one is better able through ability and experience to relate man's struggle in securing democracy and in doing so, in building Western Civilization.
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- Kimble


This view of our history is made brilliant by Churchill's participation in what followed. Brilliant!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-30-2006
  • Publisher: Audible Studios