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RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Conflict and displacement in Southern Sudan

In Refugee Studies Centre

Read by Jon Bennett


University of Oxford Podcasts

The Communist Manifesto

Read by Jon Ingram

Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote their Manifesto in December 1847, as a guide to the fundamental principles and practices of Communists.…

The Eagle's Shadow

Read by Jon M.Wilson

James Branch Cabell

A romantic comedy in which love is complicated by a large inheritance. - Summary by W. Blaine Dowler

A Shropshire Lad (version 2)

Read by Jon Sindell

A. E. Housman

This is a lovely collection of melodic poems, many melancholy in tone, many featuring Housman's constant theme of living this short life to …

Mighty Roman Shorts

Read by Jon Sindell

Jon Sindell

The Mighty Roman is a baseball book for today, a funny, freewheeling novel about modern American manhood. It’s a modern Mutiny On The Bounty…

The Roswell Report: Case Closed

Read by Aaron Bennett

James Mcandrew

The “Roswell Incident” has assumed a central place in American folklore since the events of the 1940s in a remote area of New Mexico. In Jul…

The Hawaiian Archipelago

Read by Jane Bennett

Isabella L. Bird

Six months among the palm groves, coral reefs, and volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands. - Summary by Isabella Bird

The Final Campaign: Marines in the Victory on Okinawa

Read by Aaron Bennett

Joseph H. Alexander

The three-month-long battle of Okinawa covered a 700-mile arc fromFormosa to Kyushu and involved a million combatants--Americans,Japanese, B…

U.S. Marine Operations in Korea, 1950-1953, Volume 1: The Pusan Perimeter

Read by Aaron Bennett

Lynn Montross

It meant little to most Americans on 25 June 1950 to read in their Sunday newspapers that civil strife had broken out in Korea. They could h…

Princes and Poisoners: Studies of the Court of Louis XIV

Read by Jane Bennett

Frantz Funck-Brentano

The court of French King Louis XIV was not a safe place to be. It was filled with plots and intrigues, leaving observers and commentators wi…

Across the Reef: The Marine Assault of Tarawa

Read by Aaron Bennett

Joseph H. Alexander

"Tarawa Atoll is 2085 miles southwest of Pearl Harbor and 540 miles southeast of Kwajalein in the Marshalls. Betio is the principal isl…

Closing In: Marines in the Seizure of Iwo Jima

Read by Aaron Bennett

Joseph H. Alexander

Sunday, 4 March 1945, marked the end of the second week of the U.S. invasion of Iwo Jima. By this point the assault elements of the 3d, 4th,…

First Offensive: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal

Read by Aaron Bennett

Henry I. Shaw, Jr.

In the early summer of 1942, intelligence reports of the construction of a Japanese airfield near Lunga Point on Guadalcanal in the Solomon …

U.S. Marine Operations in Korea, 1950-1953, Volume 2: The Inchon-Seoul Operation

Read by Aaron Bennett

Nicholas Canzona and Lynn Montross

The Inchon Landing was a major amphibious operation, planned in record time and executed with skill and precision. Even more, it was an exem…

Final Report of the Select Committee to Investigate the January Sixth Attack on…

Read by Aaron Bennett

United States House of Representatives and United States House Of Representatives

This report will provide greater detail about the multi-step effort devised and driven by Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 election and blo…

U.S. Marine Operations In Korea 1950-1953, Volume 4: The East-Central Front

Read by Aaron Bennett

Lynn Montross, Norman W. Hicks and Hubard D. Kuokka

This is the fourth in a series of five volumes dealing with the operations of United States Marines in Korea during the period 2 August 1950…

U.S. Marine Operations in Korea, 1950-1953, Volume 3: The Chosin Reservoir Camp…

Read by Aaron Bennett

Lynn Montross

“Where do we go from here?” would hardly have been an oversimplified summary of the questions confronting UN leaders when it became apparent…

Jon Aye

In Ruskin Art Show

Read by Jon Aye


Recent graduates of the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford talk about their Final Year Projects.