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What Could be Better?

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Reviewed: 2020-05-24

Tolstoy's tapestry of life's experiences will make you cherish and appreciate your own journey with a clearer eye.

Good overview but heavy on parliamentary politics

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-09-13

Well written narrative but light on social history in comparison to parliamentary politics. It is helpful to have some background knowledge on the origins of the political parties to get the most out of it.

Medieval Transformations Explained

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Reviewed: 2019-06-14

Trace the history of the development of English political institutions as illustrated by colorful characters such as Richard the Lionheart and Edward Longshanks. Narration by the author adds a great personal touch!

Sweeping Enquiry into Christian Thought

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Reviewed: 2019-01-26

Dr. Cary enthusiastically leads the listener to take in both the beauty and terror of the history of Christian theology. A man who cares deeply about his subject and is a joy to listen to.

Epic Voyage Through the Middle Ages

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Reviewed: 2018-12-04

Wonderful prose colored by the biases of the early 20th century. Good balance of broad and personal perspectives.

Survey of Science at a Breakneck Pace

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Reviewed: 2018-08-25

May loose people who don't have some prior knowledge of the material.

Love that he lectures without a script!

Erudite Tour de Force

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Reviewed: 2018-06-18

Wonderful mixture of factual information and speculation on global trends and forces peppered with insightful quotations to add colour to the mélange.

Dr. Allitt is an excellent lecturer!

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Reviewed: 2018-05-20

Partisans are bound to be offended by the balanced approach of this course. Informative history of our complicated past.

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Great Storyteller

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Reviewed: 2018-02-28

Wonderfully composed stories illustrating life through China's history. Great compliment to some prior knowledge of chinese history.