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    • Africa: African History from Ancient Egypt to Modern South Africa

    • Stories, People, and Events That Shaped the History of Africa
    • By: Raymond C. Nelson
    • Narrated by: Sam Bubis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Africa is a vast continent whose waters, fertile lands, minerals, and diverse wildlife nurtured humankind since ancient times until European colonization and exploitation caused immeasurable suffering and loss. To understand how Africa developed, thrived, suffered, and emerged into the rich tapestry of peoples that it is today, take a trip back to the ancient River Nile and the East African coast.

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    • By TS on 03-06-18

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    • Middle Eastern History

    • History of the Middle East: Melting Pot - Holy Wars & Holy Cities - from the Sumerians to the Ottoman Empire and Today’s Nation States: Israel, Iran, Iraq, and Egypt - Shaping the Near East History
    • By: Raymond C. Nelson
    • Narrated by: Trevor Clinger
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Where did writing, culture, and agriculture begin? The Middle East is the cradle of civilization - where humankind once roamed in small groups of hunter-gatherers and foraged for food and shelter, then learned to plant crops and build structures. Today, we are an advanced civilization that has conquered the skies, oceans, and even the moon. To understand how this transformation occurred, take a brief trip back into the history of the Middle East, where it all began.

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    • By Roger Utz on 08-14-18
    • History of the Middle East: Melting Pot - Holy Wars & Holy Cities - from the Sumerians to the Ottoman Empire and Today’s Nation States: Israel, Iran, Iraq, and Egypt - Shaping the Near East History
    • By: Raymond C. Nelson
    • Narrated by: Trevor Clinger
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Release date: 11-10-17
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    Regular price: $6.95

    • New York: Guide to NYC: History of New York - Where the Most Important People, Places, and Events Shaped the History of New York City

    • By: Raymond C. Nelson
    • Narrated by: Eric Linden
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How can a city grow into a nation’s largest metropolis in less than 500 years? This is the story of one of the greatest cities in the world. New York. A city that has grown economically and culturally beyond imagining into a prosperous metropolis with one of the most diverse populations in the nation. A city that fought for equality and civil rights and has been the epicenter of social progress and a source of inspiration throughout the world. With New York: Guide to NYC: History of New York - Where the Most Important People, Places, and Events Shaped the History of New York City, Raymond C. Nelson takes readers on a tour through time of the Big Apple.

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    • China: History of China - History of an Empire

    • A Historical Overview of China & East Asia. Including: Ancient China, Communism & Capitalism
    • By: Raymond C. Nelson
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey A. Hering
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
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    Most of us know that China is swiftly becoming a greater superpower on the world stage. Join this quest to find the secret behind its infamous global influence. Get ready to immerse yourself in a history filled with great stories — some even be unheard of before now!

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    • Europe: European History: The Most Important Leaders, Events, & People Through European History That Shaped Europe and Eventually Became the European Union

    • By: Raymond C. Nelson
    • Narrated by: Samuel Greenspan
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
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    Discover how disease, disaster, politics, and invention ensured Europe's development into Modern times. Humankind's thirst for knowledge, the sacrifice of the masses, and the lives and inventions of exceptional people drove the development of Modern Europe. Europe: European History: The Most Important Leaders, Events, & People through European History That Shaped Europe and Eventually Became the European Union delivers a quick glimpse at the tragedies and fortunes that made Europe what it is today. You'll learn why the Renaissance was different, how the black plague drove the evolution of art and diminished the strength of the Catholic Church, and the political and social consequences of the Reformation and the industrialization of Europe.

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