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    • Great Mythologies of the World

    • Written by: The Great Courses, Grant L. Voth, Julius H. Bailey, and others
    • Narrated by: Grant L. Voth, Julius H. Bailey, Kathryn McClymond, and others
    • Length: 31 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    The deep-seated origins and wide-reaching lessons of ancient myths built the foundation for our modern legacies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By oleg on 2018-09-17

    Price: CDN$ 80.58

    • A Brief History of the World

    • Written by: Peter N. Stearns, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Peter N. Stearns
    • Length: 19 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    How do the histories of China and Japan, or Russia, India, and the remote territories of Sub-Saharan Africa fit in with commonly known accounts of Western traditions?....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • World History should be mandatory. great course

    • By CalltheDoctor on 2018-09-13

    Price: CDN$ 56.38

    • Forgiveness

    • A Gift from My Grandparents
    • Written by: Mark Sakamoto
    • Narrated by: Geoff Sugiyama
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209

    When the Second World War broke out, Ralph MacLean chose to escape his troubled life on the Magdalen Islands in eastern Canada and volunteer to serve his country overseas....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Canada picked wrong

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-05-31

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • The Dead Drink First

    • Written by: Dale Maharidge
    • Narrated by: Dale Maharidge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Dale Maharidge’s father, like many World War II veterans, never talked about “the good war”. But the behind closed doors of their working class, Midwestern life, even the most mundane moments could trigger his father’s violent episodes, exposing his untreated trauma from combat....

    Price: CDN$ 9.96

    • The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution

    • Written by: Francis Fukuyama
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 22 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Virtually all human societies were once organized tribally, yet over time most developed new political institutions which included a central state....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Cannot possibly retain the info... waste of $$

    • By Nick on 2019-05-02

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • The Fall and Rise of China

    • Written by: Richard Baum, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Richard Baum
    • Length: 24 hrs and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 81

    For most of its 5,000-year existence, China has been the largest, most populous, wealthiest, and mightiest nation on Earth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect Summarization of Modern China

    • By Ryan McGregor on 2018-02-05

    Price: CDN$ 71.17

    • SPQR

    • A History of Ancient Rome
    • Written by: Mary Beard
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lived every second.

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-06-12
    • A History of Ancient Rome
    • Written by: Mary Beard
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 2015-10-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 54 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 21.48

    • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

    • Written by: Jack Weatherford
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Jack Weatherford
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 86

    The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in 25 years than the Romans did in 400....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Informational, but at times dull

    • By Steve on 2019-03-12

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Area 51

    • An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
    • Written by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Narrated by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      5 out of 5 stars 11

    Myths and hypotheses about Area 51 have long abounded, thanks to the intense secrecy enveloping it....

    • An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
    • Written by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Narrated by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 2011-05-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Empire

    • How Britain Made the Modern World
    • Written by: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Penguin presents the unabridged audiobook edition of Empire by Niall Ferguson, read by Jonathan Keeble....

    • How Britain Made the Modern World
    • Written by: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 2017-10-05
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 37 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 34.37

    • Tigers in the Mud

    • The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius
    • Written by: Otto Carius
    • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    World War II began with a metallic roar as the German Blitzkrieg raced across Europe, spearheaded by the most dreaded weapon of the 20th century: the Panzer....

    • The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius
    • Written by: Otto Carius
    • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 2016-12-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Sea Stories

    • My Life in Special Operations
    • Written by: William H. McRaven
    • Narrated by: William H. McRaven
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Operations Forces....

    Price: CDN$ 37.16

    • A People's History of the United States

    • Written by: Howard Zinn
    • Narrated by: Jeff Zinn
    • Length: 34 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    A People's History of the United States is an important and necessary contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye opener

    • By Guy on 2019-02-24

    Price: CDN$ 36.84

    • Accessory to War

    • The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military
    • Written by: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang
    • Narrated by: Courtney B. Vance, Neil deGrasse Tyson - introduction
    • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mind Melting.

    • By T King on 2018-09-18

    Price: CDN$ 48.81

    • Open Veins of Latin America

    • Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
    • Written by: Eduardo Galeano, Isabel Allende (Foreward)
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Since its U.S. debut a quarter-century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book will show you the painfull truth

    • By sebastian on 2019-01-29

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • The Lost City of the Monkey God

    • A True Story
    • Written by: Douglas Preston
    • Narrated by: Bill Mumy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it.

    • By A.E.Christ on 2019-02-03

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Paris 1919

    • Six Months That Changed the World
    • Written by: Margaret MacMillan
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 25 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize, renowned historian Margaret MacMillan's best-selling Paris 1919 is the story of six remarkable months that changed the world....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and interesting

    • By Margaret Brown-Bury on 2018-08-16

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs

    • A New History of a Lost World
    • Written by: Steve Brusatte
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    The dinosaurs. 66 million years ago, the Earth's most fearsome and spectacular creatures vanished. Today their extraordinary true story remains one of our planet's great mysteries. In this stunning narrative spanning more than 200 million years....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-06-23

    Price: CDN$ 20.29

    • The Library Book

    • Written by: Susan Orlean
    • Narrated by: Susan Orlean
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual false alarm....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I just could do it.......

    • By cathryne mullowney on 2019-03-02

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Guns, Germs, and Steel

    • The Fates of Human Societies
    • Written by: Jared Diamond
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history's broadest patterns....

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

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