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    • The Modern Scholar: Liberty and Its Price

    • Understanding the French Revolution
    • By: Donald Sutherland
    • Narrated by: Donald Sutherland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 60
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      4 out of 5 stars 40
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    Esteemed professor Donald M.G. Sutherland provides a riveting account of the French Revolution, explaining how its effects varied greatly according to regional economies, social structures, and religious affiliations. He examines how massive counter revolutionary movements profoundly affected the course of the Revolution, Leading to the failure of constitutional government and, ultimately, to an elitist dictatorship that paved the way for many of the struggles of the 19th century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling overview of an amazing era

    • By Michael on 09-21-12

    Regular price: $49.95

    • Resolute Determination

    • Napoleon and the French Empire
    • By: Donald M.G. Sutherland
    • Narrated by: Donald M.G. Sutherland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In these lectures, Professor Donald M.G. Sutherland explores the life and times of Napoleon, one of history's most brilliant strategic thinkers. But despite his inarguable brilliance, Napoleon has also been denounced as unscrupulously ambitious and as alone responsible for the wars that bear his name. With his scholarly eye, Professor Sutherland imparts a fuller understanding of this polarizing figure and deftly shows how Napoleon fit into the sweep of history - and how he helped to define it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great storyteller

    • By Tad Davis on 01-03-15

    Regular price: $20.99