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    • Experience Mumbai

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Bill Hare
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Welcome to Mumbai, one of India’s most bustling, populated, action-packed, creative, and absolutely random cities. Located in Western India in the state of Maharashtra, Mumbai is a natural destination for travelers who are seeking to get a feel for Indian city life and its environs. Experience Mumbai takes listeners to Mumbai’s touristy district and beyond, exposing them to local architecture, art, nature, cuisine, dance, and more in a way that will make a trip to Mumbai an experience unforgettable. 

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Experience Thailand

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Bill Hare
    • Length: 48 mins
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    Experience Thailand takes listeners to Thailand’s main cities and beyond, exposing them to local architecture, art, nature, cuisine, dance, and more in a way that will make a trip to Thailand an unforgettable experience. Whether you’re planning a trip to Thailand or looking to learn more about the city, this guide is for you!  

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    • Sir Ernest Shackleton

    • The Life and Legacy of the Legendary British Explorer and His Expeditions to Antarctica
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This unlikely figure entered the rich man's world of polar exploration through an astonishing persistence and succeeded through the same quality. Shackleton's place in history is not the one he set out to make, but his extraordinary deeds have made his contributions to early exploration of Antarctica indelible. Despite the victor's wreath eventually going to another, Shackleton's name is essential to any discussion of Antarctic exploration, based on personal heroism more than logistical triumphs.

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    • Reaching the Summit of Mount Everest

    • The History of the Famous Expeditions Attempting to Climb the World's Tallest Mountain
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D. Johnston
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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    People have been climbing as long as they've existed, and for those who relish the challenge, nothing can top Mount Everest, the tallest mountain on the planet at over 29,000 feet. As Sir Edmund Hillary put it, "It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves."

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    • Mysterious London

    • A History of Ancient Mysteries, Odd Individuals, and Unusual Legends Across the English Capital
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    London is one of the great cities of Europe, a center of commerce, art, and science for more almost 2,000 years. Visitors today are treated to world-class museums, pulsing nightlife, and fine dining. But one does not have to search far beyond this prosperous and modern façade to glimpse an older and more unusual London; in fact everywhere one looks, ancient traditions and old patterns emerge.

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    • Superficial

    • By katrine on 07-17-18
    • A History of Ancient Mysteries, Odd Individuals, and Unusual Legends Across the English Capital
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Release date: 12-15-16
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

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    • The World's Greatest Cities: The History of Tokyo

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Richard Glass
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After a series of conflicts among feudal lords, the new city of Edo became and remained Japan's beating heart, and in the 17th century Edo gave birth to a vibrant, new urban culture marked by woodblock prints, the kabuki theater, and haiku poetry. By the 18th century, with its ranks swelled thanks to a flood of provincial daimyo, along with their households, clients, and retainers, Edo had become the most populous urban area in the world, a title Tokyo still can lay claim to today.

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    • Between Academic and Lay

    • By riyad on 09-05-16

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    • The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    • The History of Washington D.C.'s Vietnam War Monument
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Robert Diepenbrock
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Vietnam War remains one of the most controversial events in American history, and it bitterly divided the nation, so it's somewhat ironic that the most famous monument commemorating the war is also on one of the most serene spots in the nation’s capital. The famous Vietnam Wall is a place of almost eerie silence where even children cease their chatter. Rising out of the ground like an ancient obelisk, it calls upon its visitors to stop talking and to look and gaze upon the magnitude of America’s great mistake, a war that began in whispers and ended in tears.

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    • Legendary Explorers: The Life and Legacy of Captain John Smith

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hudspeth
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    John Smith is one of the most common names in the English language, but every Briton and American is familiar with the explorer and mercenary Captain John Smith, who helped found the first permanent British colony in the New World, at Jamestown, in 1607. He wrote several accounts of his exploration and his time spent in the New World, but in America, Smith is better known for his association with Pocahontas, a Native American princess. Smith credited her with saving him from being killed by the Native Americans. Retellings of the story fictitiously cast the two as lovers.

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    • Legendary Explorers: The Life and Legacy of Marco Polo

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Marco Polo (1254-1324) is an instantly recognizable name, and he is known for his travels, but it's safe to say that his influence and importance has been greatly overlooked in the nearly 700 years since he died. Born in Venice, Marco Polo was in a fortuitous position to participate in trade. He followed in the footsteps of his own family, setting off for Asia with his well-traveled father and uncle. They would not return to Venice for 24 years. When they came back, they had allegedly traveled about 15,000 miles.

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    • Fascinating and beautifully told

    • By margaret king on 05-13-16

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    • Tenochtitlan: The History of the Aztecs Most Famous City

    • By: Jesse Harasta, Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mexico City is not a new place. Mexico City instead has much in common with cities like London, Delhi or Cairo in the East in that it is an ancient city dating back centuries before the arrival of Colombus in Hispañola. For, while much (including the name) has changed, Mexico City is the mighty Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec Empire and the great American metropolis of the Spanish Empire. There has been no break in occupation, and despite much devastation, the city was never fully destroyed.

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    • Horrible, just skip it

    • By Gerardo A Dada on 02-26-16

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    • Monticello: The History of Thomas Jefferson's Famous Estate

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Neil Holmes
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Few Presidents are remembered for their homes, but Jefferson's Monticello is the greatest exception to that rule, and it is one of the nations most recognizable landmarks.Nobody spent more time in the thick of the Revolutionary era than Thomas Jefferson, one of the most famous and revered Americans. Jefferson was instrumental in all of the debates before the Revolution, authoring the Declaration of Independence, laying out the ideological groundwork of the notion of states' rights, leading one of the first political parties, and overseeing the expansion of the United States during his presidency.

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    • Yosemite National Park

    • The History of California's Most Famous Park
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Diane Lehman
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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    The United States is full of natural wonders, but few remain unspoiled by man as much as Yosemite National Park: a 750,000 square acre park near the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Despite being inhabited by people for nearly 3,000 years, the relatively remote spot helped ensure that even as America expanded west, the Yosemite area avoided being settled or exploited like so many other areas on the frontier.

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