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    • A Historical Tour of London

    • By: Robert Bucholz
    • Narrated by: Robert Bucholz
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    A guided walk through what is, by far, the largest city in the realm, as well as its capital, greatest port, and center of culture and fashion.

    Regular price: $1.37

    • The Young Elizabeth I

    • By: Robert Bucholz
    • Narrated by: Robert Bucholz
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    As Queen, Elizabeth uses her superb political skills to balance off both competing court factions and potential suitors. Rejecting marriage, she cultivates the image of "Gloriana," the Virgin Queen symbolically wed to the people of England.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good!

    • By treebeard on 12-13-18

    Regular price: $1.37

    • Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

    • By: Robert Bucholz, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Robert Bucholz
    • Length: 24 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 810
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 725
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 721

    Beginning with the Renaissance, the culture of the West exploded. Over the next 600 years, rapid innovations in philosophy, technology, economics, military affairs, and politics allowed what had once been a cultural backwater left by the collapse of the Roman Empire to dominate the world. This comprehensive series of 48 lectures by an award-winning teacher and captivating lecturer will show you how - and why - this extraordinary transformation took place.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Excellent Overview

    • By Lee on 12-21-14

    Regular price: $52.95

    • A History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    • By: Robert Bucholz, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Robert Bucholz
    • Length: 24 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 705
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 647
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 642

    During the 229-year period from 1485 to 1714, England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into what has been called "the first modern society" and emerged as the wealthiest and most powerful nation in the world.Those years hold a huge and captivating story. The English survived repeated epidemics and famines, one failed invasion and two successful ones, two civil wars, a series of violent religious reformations and counter-reformations, and confrontations with two of the most powerful monarchs on earth.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Old-fashioned and inaccurate

    • By E. Stein on 02-26-14

    Regular price: $52.95

    • London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    • By: Robert Bucholz, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Robert Bucholz
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 837
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 737
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 743

    No city has had as powerful and as enduring an impact on Western civilization as London. But what made the city the perfect environment for so many great developments? How did London endure the sweeping historical revolutions and disasters without crumbling? Find the answers to these questions and more in these 24 fascinating lectures.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Starting Place or Refresher

    • By Amy on 08-05-14

    Regular price: $34.95