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    • A History of Russia: From Peter the Great to Gorbachev

    • Written by: Mark Steinberg, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Mark Steinberg
    • Length: 18 hrs and 45 mins
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    It's difficult to imagine a nation with a history more compelling for Americans than Russia. Before the collapse of the Soviet Union, this was the nation against which we measured our own nation's values and power and with whom war, if it ever came, could spell unimaginable catastrophe for our planet.Yet many Americans have never had the opportunity to study Russia in depth, and to see how the forces of history came together to shape a future so different from the dreams of most ordinary Russian people, eager to see their nation embrace Western values of progress, human rights, and justice.

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    • Excellent history of Russia!

    • By Bort on 2018-09-14

    Price: CDN$ 56.38

    • Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Abraham Lincoln

    • In the Belly of the Beast
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim D Johnston
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The New World. Popular conceptions of colonists in a reduced role spread. Heated debates and pamphleteers ignited the spirits of the underrepresented as various European powers involved the colonies in attempts to dominate North America. A brand of civilized order was brought to the chaos found in the colonial wilderness. Without the trouble that 18th-century Europe faced, a new ordered world along European lines could glorify its past in bringing its best self back to life.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • Alexander Hamilton - Founding Father

    • The Real Story of His Life, His Loves, and His Death
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Alexander Hamilton: Founding Father is the story of one of America's great founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton. The book is a detailed account of this very important but controversial figure in American history. The story is a classic rags-to-riches one and begins with his childhood in the British West Indies.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • The Secrets of Blogging for Beginners

    • How You Can Blog for Money, Make a Profit, and Increase Social Media Exposure
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Kelly Rhodes
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Secrets of Blogging for Beginners is a guide to help you take on the opportunities that come with the advent of technology, such as making money by providing vital information to people through blogs. It'll take you through the requirements of starting a blog as a beginner and explain all the things you should do and avoid to ensure you fulfill the purpose of your blog.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • John Quincy Adams

    • The Often Ignored Sixth President of the United States
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim Johnston
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John Quincy Adams: The Often Ignored Sixth President of the United States tracks the life and times of John Quincy Adams from boyhood until his death. John Quincy was the first case of the son of a president of the United States taking office after the father. In many ways, the two President Adams were similar in temperament and in performance. Neither understood politics; neither had the common touch. Both of them were scholars, and in another era might have made a career of teaching or research.

    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • The Progressive Pope

    • Francis and His Fractured Church
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim D. Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this deeply researched and yet still highly accessible book about the successor to Benedict XVI and Pope John Paul II, Steinburg takes us through Pope Francis' early days as a parish priest in Argentina, his Jesuit education, his role in Argentina's infamous "Dirty War", and his time as a bishop and a cardinal at the seat of the Catholic church in Rome.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • FDR

    • Wielding Power, Unshackling America's Potential
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim D Johnston
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Liberty was not a privilege afforded to a few. It was to be extended to build a life worth living. Calamitous unrestrained 1920s big business and culture heaped intolerable conditions on the shoulders of unseen millions in the land of the free. Politics before, during, and after the Great Depression tested his character, resolve, and faith in acting for the sake of a common humanity.

    • Wielding Power, Unshackling America's Potential
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim D Johnston
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 2017-02-07
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    Price: CDN$ 20.09

    • Joan of Arc

    • Femine Mystique
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim Johnston
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Joan of Arc - Her very name inspires a sense of heroism and bravery. But the story of one of Europe's most valiant soldiers is plagued with intrigue and deception, and the brightness of her character obscured by charges of witchcraft and more. How did a peasant girl wind up leading a revolution? How did an illiterate pen letters to the leading men of her day? How was Joan transformed from a pious farm girl to a heretical witch, and ultimately into a Christian saint and martyr?

    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • Great Minds

    • Isaac Newton, Nikola Tesla, and Albert Einstein, Founders of the Scientific Age
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim Johnston
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the 17th century to the 21st century, humans went from being almost universally agrarian with sailing vessels, muskets, and astrolabes being the most cutting-edge technology on the planet, to an era where the world is almost universally industrial or post-industrial with airplanes, cars, spaceships, computers, widespread electricity, and the ability to produce much more food than was ever possible before the Industrial Revolution.

    • Isaac Newton, Nikola Tesla, and Albert Einstein, Founders of the Scientific Age
    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim Johnston
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 2016-08-26
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    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • Benjamin Franklin: Statesman, Patriot, and Entrepreneur

    • Written by: Mark Steinberg
    • Narrated by: Jim Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book is about the life and times of Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was one of our founding fathers. As a founding father, Franklin contributed to the development of the United States by participating in the American Revolution, working on the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, and acting as ambassador to England and France for the American colonies. But Franklin was not just a statesman and patriot. He was a versatile entrepreneur.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20