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    • Upheaval

    • Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
    • Autor: Jared Diamond
    • Sprecher: Henry Strozier
    • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 44 Min.
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    In his earlier best sellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall. Now, in the final audiobook in this monumental trilogy, he reveals how successful nations recover from crisis through selective change - a coping mechanism more commonly associated with personal trauma.  

    • Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
    • Autor: Jared Diamond
    • Sprecher: Henry Strozier
    • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 44 Min.
    • Erscheinungsdatum: 07.05.2019
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 Bewertung

    Regulärer Preis: 35,95 €

    • Paradise in Chains

    • The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia
    • Autor: Diana Preston
    • Sprecher: Davina Porter
    • Spieldauer: 13 Std. und 55 Min.
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    Celebrated historian Diana Preston presents betrayals, escapes, and survival at sea in her account of the mutiny of the Bounty and the flight of convicts from the Australian penal colony. The story of the mutiny of the Bounty and William Bligh and his men's survival on the open ocean for 48 days and 3,618 miles has become the stuff of legend. But few realize that Bligh's escape across the seas was not the only open-boat journey in that era of British exploration and colonization.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • Supreme City

    • How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America
    • Autor: Donald L. Miller
    • Sprecher: Frangione Jim
    • Spieldauer: 29 Std. und 39 Min.
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    In four words - "the capital of everything" - Duke Ellington captured Manhattan during one of the most exciting and celebrated eras in our history: The Jazz Age. Radio, tabloid newspapers, and movies with sound appeared. The silver screen took over Times Square as Broadway became America's movie mecca. Tremendous new skyscrapers were built in Midtown in one of the greatest building booms in history.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • The Modern Scholar: Greek Legacy

    • Understanding the Overwhelming Contributions of the Ancient Greeks
    • Autor: Professor Timothy Shutt
    • Sprecher: Professor Timothy Shutt
    • Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 57 Min.
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    Named one of the Best 300 Professors by the Princeton Review, Timothy B. Shutt has been repeatedly honored for his exceptional skills as a lecturer. In Greek Legacy, Professor Shutt explores the qualities that set the ancient Greeks apart from other ancient civilizations. The Greeks, more than any other culture, contributed to the formation of our own cultural system. These lectures show how that society developed, what it consisted of, and how it continues to impact the modern world.

    Regulärer Preis: 15,95 €

    • The Modern Scholar: Purpose and Persuasion

    • The Power of Rhetoric in American Political History
    • Autor: Professor Ken Masugi
    • Sprecher: Professor Ken Masugi
    • Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 13 Min.
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    In this series of lectures, Professor Ken Masugi of Johns Hopkins University examines the importance of rhetoric in American politics. Political speeches have, since the nation’s inception, defined and shaped American politics. Professor Masugi demonstrates how the greatest American political speeches take their bearings from the Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers.

    Regulärer Preis: 15,95 €

    • The History of Ancient Israel

    • From the Patriarchs Through the Romans
    • Autor: Professor Eric H. Cline
    • Sprecher: Eric H. Cline
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 36 Min.
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    Israel conjures up myriad associations for peoples of all cultures and religious backgrounds. Inextricably associated with the world's three most prominent religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam), Israel is steeped in history and conflict, much of which is known through the tales of biblical figures such as Moses, David, Solomon, and, of course, Jesus Christ.But how much of the Bible can be relied upon as accurate history? And how much of the biblical record can be verified through archaeology?

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • The Swerve

    • How the World Became Modern
    • Autor: Stephen Greenblatt
    • Sprecher: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 41 Min.
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    Nearly six hundred years ago, a short, genial, cannily alert man in his late 30s took a very old manuscript off a library shelf, saw with excitement what he had discovered, and ordered that it be copied. That book was the last surviving manuscript of an ancient Roman philosophical epic by Lucretius—a beautiful poem containing the most dangerous ideas: that the universe functioned without the aid of gods, that religious fear was damaging to human life, and that matter was made up of very small particles.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The essence of the renaissance revisited

    • Von Marc Dierckx Am hilfreichsten 29.05.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Patriarch

    • George Washington and the New American Nation
    • Autor: Richard Norton Smith
    • Sprecher: Nelson Runger
    • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 59 Min.
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    With the thoroughness of a newspaper of the era, Smith retells the old familiar stories and legends surrounding our nation’s first president during the years preceding and during his terms in office. Patriarch brings George Washington to life as few historical accounts have before - showing our country’s most celebrated father occupied with the business of the day, and carrying the weight of a nation.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • History of Ancient Greece

    • History of Ancient Greece
    • Autor: Eric H. Cline
    • Sprecher: Eric H. Cline
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 13 Min.
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    In this series of lectures, professor Eric H. Cline delves into the history of ancient Greece, frequently considered to be the founding nation of democracy in Western civilization. Ancient Greece lives on in modern culture, evidenced by an ever-present fascination with the tales of Homer, Greek drama, and the stories associated with Greek mythology. In the rise of Sparta and Athens, people today find a wealth of material for understanding not only ancient Greece, but the modern world.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Hiroshima

    • Autor: John Hersey
    • Sprecher: George Guidall
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 23 Min.
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    A journalistic masterpiece. John Hersey transports us back to the streets of Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945 - the day the city was destroyed by the first atomic bomb. Told through the memories of six survivors, Hiroshima is a timeless, powerful classic that will awaken your heart and your compassion. In this new edition, Hersey returns to Hiroshima to find the survivors - and to tell their fates in an eloquent and moving final chapter.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • Why the Allies Won

    • Autor: Richard Overy
    • Sprecher: Nelson Runger
    • Spieldauer: 20 Std. und 39 Min.
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    In this fascinating consideration of the Allied war effort, historian Richard Overy answers one of the great questions of the 20th century: What led to the unmistakable Allied victory when in the early stages of World War II, the balance of power so strongly favored the Axis?  

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • The Balkans

    • Autor: Mark Mazower
    • Sprecher: Robert O'Keefe
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 24 Min.
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    In this fascinating work, winner of the Wolfson Prize for History Mark Mazower uncovers the history of the Balkans with detail and clarity. He explores the reasons for current conflicts and examines the Balkans as a religious, cultural, and economic melting pot for Europe and Asia. Through Robert O'Keefe's articulate narration, listeners will be absorbed by this rich world.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • Lies My Teacher Told Me

    • Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
    • Autor: James W. Loewen
    • Sprecher: Brian Keeler
    • Spieldauer: 14 Std. und 26 Min.
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    This national best seller is an entertaining, informative, and sometimes shocking expose of the way history is taught to American students. Lies My Teacher Told Me won the American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • These Truths

    • A History of the United States
    • Autor: Jill Lepore
    • Sprecher: Jill Lepore
    • Spieldauer: 29 Std.
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    In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation. In riveting prose, These Truths tells the story of America, beginning in 1492, to ask whether the course of events has proven the nation's founding truths or belied them.   

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • The Fate of Rome

    • Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire
    • Autor: Kyle Harper
    • Sprecher: Andrew Garman
    • Spieldauer: 15 Std. und 20 Min.
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    Interweaving a grand historical narrative with cutting-edge climate science and genetic discoveries, Kyle Harper traces how the fate of Rome was decided not just by emperors, soldiers, and barbarians but also by volcanic eruptions, solar cycles, climate instability, and devastating viruses and bacteria. He takes listeners from Rome's pinnacle in the second century, when the empire seemed an invincible superpower, to its unraveling by the seventh century, when Rome was politically fragmented and materially depleted.

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    • Exzellente Erzählung über den Zerfall Westroms

    • Von Thomas Hattendorff Am hilfreichsten 21.01.2018

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • The Modern Scholar: The Anglo-Saxon World

    • Autor: Prof. Michael D. C. Drout
    • Sprecher: Michael D. C. Drout
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 50 Min.
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    Had the Angles and Saxons not purposefully migrated to the isles of the Britons and brought with them their already-well-developed use of language, Angelina Jolie may never have appeared in the movie Beowulf. Professor Michael D.C. Drout is at his best when lecturing on the fascinating history, language, and societal adaptations of the Anglo-Saxons.

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    • Sehr empfehlenswert

    • Von Anonymer Hörer Am hilfreichsten 21.03.2011

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • Hunting Eichmann

    • Chasing Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi
    • Autor: Neal Bascomb
    • Sprecher: Paul Hecht
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 32 Min.
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    Best-selling author Neal Bascomb has garnered critical acclaim for such riveting nonfiction as Higher and Red Mutiny. Based on extensive interviews and previously classified details, Hunting Eichmann is a compelling account of the relentless hunt for the nefarious Adolf Eichmann.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • Queen Isabella

    • Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England
    • Autor: Alison Weir
    • Sprecher: Lisette Lecat
    • Spieldauer: 21 Std. und 47 Min.
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    Popular historian Alison Weir has crafted best-selling biographies of such prominent icons as King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I. A master at uncovering fascinating and little-known details, Weir brings these historical figures to life with a brilliant blend of entertainment and scholarship. No English queen has drawn more ire than the vilified Queen Isabella. Weir, at long last, delivers the definitive biography of one of the most controversial members of English royalty.

    • Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England
    • Autor: Alison Weir
    • Sprecher: Lisette Lecat
    • Spieldauer: 21 Std. und 47 Min.
    • Erscheinungsdatum: 11.07.2012
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3 Bewertungen

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • The Six Wives of Henry VIII

    • Autor: Alison Weir
    • Sprecher: Simon Prebble
    • Spieldauer: 22 Std. und 26 Min.
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    This acclaimed best seller from popular historian Alison Weir is a fascinating look at the Tudor family dynasty and its most infamous ruler. The Six Wives of Henry VIII brings to life England’s oft-married monarch and the six wildly different but equally fascinating women who married him. Gripping from the first sentence to the last and loaded with fascinating details, Weir’s rich history is a perfect blend of scholarship and entertainment.

    Regulärer Preis: 40,95 €

    • A Natural History of Beer

    • Autor: Ian Tattersall, Rob DeSalle
    • Sprecher: Johnny Heller
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 59 Min.
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    What can beer teach us about biology, history, and the natural world? From ancient Mesopotamian fermentation practices to the resurgent American craft brewery, authors Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall peruse the historical record and traverse the globe for engaging and often surprising stories about beer. They explain how we came to drink beer, what ingredients combine to give beers their distinctive flavors, how beer's chemistry works at the molecular level, and how various societies have regulated the production and consumption of beer. 

    Regulärer Preis: 21,95 €

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