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    • Furies

    • War in Europe, 1450-1700
    • By: Lauro Martines
    • Narrated by: Simon Brooks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    During the European Renaissance, an age marked equally by revolutionary thought and constant warfare, it was armies, rather than philosophers, who shaped the modern European nation state. "Mobile cities" of mercenaries and other paid soldiers - made up of astonishingly diverse aggregations of ethnicities and nationalities - marched across the land, looting and savaging enemy territories. In the 15th century, Poland hired German, Spanish, Bohemian, Hungarian, and Scottish soldiers.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator needs to go back to grade school

    • By Jessica on 01-03-14

    Regular price: $24.95