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    • New World, Inc.

    • By: John Butman, Simon Targett
    • Narrated by: Chris Kipiniak
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Some 70 years before the Mayflower sailed, a small group of English merchants formed the world's first joint-stock company. Back then, in the mid-16th century, England was a small and relatively insignificant kingdom on the periphery of Europe. Struggling with a single export - woolen cloth - the merchants were forced to seek new markets and trading partners. As this absorbing account shows, innovation and risk-taking were at the heart of the settlement of America, as was the profit motive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great narrator for interesting history

    • By Magdalena on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $29.65