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    • Central Europe

    • By: Ralph Racio
    • Narrated by: Richard C. Hottelet
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Central Europe's ancient civilizations have long been dominated by empires: The Roman Empire; the Habsburg Empire, based in Austria; and more recently, the Soviet Communists. But the decline of communism in the late twentieth century has unleashed old resentments, rivalries, and ambitions that have caused yet more war in this troubled region.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By J on 04-20-11

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Mediterranean Basin

    • By: Ralph Racio
    • Narrated by: Richard C. Hottelet
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The lands surrounding the Mediterranean Sea contain some of the oldest cultures on Earth. Italy and the other countries of Europe and North Africa have played a central role in various expanding empires, and also in shrinking fortunes. This presentation explores the broad sweep of history in one of the cradles of civilization.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Logical Paradox on 05-23-14

    Regular price: $13.96