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    • The Formation of Saudi Arabia

    • The History of the Arabian Peninsula's Unification and the Discovery of Oil
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    At the conclusion of World War I, a once promised unified Arab state, which was to include the modern Hejaz, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine/Israel, Jordan and Iraq, did not materialize. Instead, the territories were divided between the French and British, but the British did reward the Hashemites by putting local leaders on the thrones of Iraq and Jordan....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Dry, but satisfactory as an introduction

    • By Philo on 11-11-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Battle of Midway

    • The Greatest Battles in History
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Although not as well-remembered as D-Day or even the attack at Pearl Harbor that preceded it, the Battle of Midway was one of the most unique and important battles fought during World War II. In fact, the turning point in the Pacific theater took place between June 4-7, 1942, as a Japanese fleet moved a sizable fleet intending to occupy Midway Island and draw the American navy near.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Concise and Short

    • By Martin See on 05-11-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Lawrence of Arabia

    • The Life and Legacy of T.E. Lawrence
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    T.E. Lawrence, more popularly known as Lawrence of Arabia, was a seminal figure in the shaping and reshaping of the politics of Arabia in the early 20th century, serving as an expert in Arab affairs in the British military and playing a key role in the Great Arab Revolt of 1916-1918.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Coral Sea and Midway

    • The History of the World War II Battles That Turned the Tide in the Pacific Theater
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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    The growing buzz of aircraft engines disturbed the Japanese military construction personnel hauling equipment ashore on the beige coral sand of Tulagi Island at 8:20 AM on May 4th, 1942. Offshore, the large IJN (Imperial Japanese Navy) minelayer Okinoshima, flagship of Admiral Shima Kiyohide, lay at anchor, along with two destroyers, Kikuzuki and Yutsuki, and transport ships.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good listen

    • By Tony B. on 06-14-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Disappearance of the USS Scorpion

    • The History of the Mysterious Sinking of the American Nuclear Submarine
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 12
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    This book tells the story of the 99 men who were serving on the USS Scorpion on May 22, 1968, the fateful day the submarine is believed to have sank. It appears that the crew members died quickly, but however it happened, the grief experienced by their family members dragged on for decades, exacerbated both by the Navy's lack of information about the submarine's final moments and the government's unwillingness to share what little knowledge it had.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Deceptive

    • By Force Projection on 12-18-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Uruk

    • The History and Legacy of the Ancient World's First Major City
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    In southern Iraq, a crushing silence hangs over the dunes. For nearly 5,000 years, the sands of the Iraqi desert have held the remains of the oldest known civilization: the Sumerians. When American archaeologists discovered a collection of cuneiform tablets in Iraq in the late 19th century, they were confronted with a language and a people who were at the time only scarcely known to even the most knowledgeable scholars.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Repetitive

    • By Anonymous User on 07-26-17
    • The History and Legacy of the Ancient World's First Major City
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Release date: 10-19-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Battle of the Coral Sea

    • The History and Legacy of World War II's First Major Battle Between Aircraft Carriers
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The growing buzz of aircraft engines disturbed the Japanese military construction personnel hauling equipment ashore on the beige coral sand of Tulagi Island at 8:20 AM on May 4, 1942. Offshore, the large IJN (Imperial Japanese Navy) minelayer Okinoshima, flagship of Admiral Shima Kiyohide, lay at anchor, along with two destroyers, Kikuzuki and Yutsuki, and transport ships. Six Japanese Mitsubishi F1M2 floatplanes also rested on the gentle, deep blue swell, marking Tulagi's future as an IJN floatplane base.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good, concise, clear account of crucial battle

    • By TexasFella on 03-05-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Six Day War and the Yom Kippur War: The History of the Military Conflicts that Established Israel as a Superpower in the Middle East

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Despite losing the 1948 War, Arab nations throughout the Middle East had still refused to recognize Israel’s right to exist. After the Suez Crisis, Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser envisioned creating a unified Arab world, commonly referred to as pan-Arabism. Nasser was the consummate pan-Arab leader in the 1960s, positioning himself as the leader of the Arab world through increasing incitement against Israel with rhetoric. Israel found itself in possession of more land after 1948 than envisioned by the U.N. Partition Plan.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Standard Oil Company

    • The Rise and Fall of America's Most Famous Monopoly
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    The discovery of rich dark pools of oil residing in the pockets beneath humanity's feet remains one of the most pivotal revelations in all of history. Crude oil, a type of fossil fuel, is found swimming near the surface in tar sands and in the cracks of sedimentary rocks. These underground jackpots are used to create petroleum products across the globe, from gasoline and different fuels to heating oils, lubricating oils, and asphalt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good to know

    • By Smack on 12-01-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Tsar Nicholas II and the End of the Romanov Dynasty

    • The History of the Downfall of Imperial Russia
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The 17th century was marked by multiple pro-democratic revolutions exploding in both hemispheres. In Europe and its neighbors to the east, border-changing wars were fought incessantly. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the underlying premises of political, governmental and social structures within several European and Asian states were shaken to the core after centuries of royalty and one-family rule.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Do not buy this.

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Slavery in Ancient Greece

    • The History of Slaves Across the Greek City-States
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Slavery was a universal and totally accepted feature of ancient Greek society, so much so that while the conditions under which slaves lived and worked varied considerably, many ordinary citizens kept at least one slave, often working alongside their owners, while larger commercial enterprises involved huge numbers, many of whom could rise to positions of authority and wealth. It was possible for some slaves to buy their freedom, while others lived and died in conditions of appalling brutality.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Mysteries of Mithras

    • The History and Legacy of Ancient Rome's Most Mysterious Religious Cult
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In the early Roman Empire, as Christianity struggled to gain a foothold and survive in the polytheistic pool of Roman theology, its greatest rivals weren't the Caesars or the Roman aristocracy but rather the faith and devotion of the common Roman legionary. The faith of these men was centered on the god Mithras, who, they believed, led them to victory upon the field of battle and had done so for nearly four centuries.

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    • The Ancient World’s Most Mysterious Religious Cults

    • The History of the Cult of the Apis Bull, the Eleusinian Mysteries, and the Mysteries of Mithras
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Africa may have given rise to the first human beings, and Egypt probably gave rise to the first great civilizations, which continue to fascinate modern societies across the globe nearly 5,000 years later. From the Library and Lighthouse of Alexandria to the Great Pyramid at Giza, the Ancient Egyptians produced several wonders of the world, revolutionized architecture and construction, created some of the world’s first systems of mathematics and medicine, and established language and art that spread across the known world.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Ancient Israelites and Egypt

    • The History of the Egyptian Enslavement of the Jews, the Exodus, and Relations With Israel
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The story of the ancient Israelites in Egypt is one of the most famous stories in the world, and one of the most contentious from a historical standpoint. Today, most people know about the relationship between the ancient Israelites and the Egyptians from the Old Testament book of Exodus, and the numerous feature films that often depict the dealings between the two peoples in contentious ways.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Tadeusz Kosciuszko and Casimir Pulaski

    • The Lives of the Revolutionary War’s Most Famous Polish Officers
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At the time of the Revolutionary War, nations such as France undoubtedly had an elevating effect on America’s capacity to make formal war, and Lafayette is the most famous foreigner to serve in the Continental Army, but some of the most important individuals who fought for the colonists came from Poland. One of the most important individuals who arrived at George Washington’s door was Polish aristocrat Kazimierz Michal Wladyslaw Wiktor Pulaski, known to future generations as the “Father of the American Cavalry”, while Tadeusz Kosciuszko perceived the American conflict as the test of a new universal paradigm.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Lincoln Raw

    • A Biographical Novel
    • By: D. L. Fowler
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Beyond the legend, Abraham is inescapably human, reliving the gauntlet of tragedy and abuse that should have consumed him, exposing his private reasons for standing firm on the brink of war.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Battle of Aleppo

    • The History of the Ongoing Siege at the Center of the Syrian Civil War
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    In December 2010, a 26-year-old Tunisian street vendor's self-immolation triggered protests that spread from his hometown in Sidi Bouzid to cities across the country. The next month, on January 14, the country's autocratic president, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, fled the country. This would be the start of what became known as the "Arab Spring", which ultimately saw anti-government protests responded to with violence, reform, or both in countries across the Middle East.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Adventures of Thubway Tham

    • By: Johnston McCulley
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Before Zorro hit it big, McCulley tried out dozens of different heroes and antiheroes: Black Star, the Avenging Twins, the Man in Purple, the Green Ghost, the Mongoose, Richard Hughes-Railroad Detective, the Spider, the Thunderbolt, the Crimson Clown...the list goes on and on. And it includes a good-hearted pickpocket with a lisp named "Thubway Tham," pursued by Detective Craddock of the New York Police Department.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What fun!

    • By Gibeau on 10-22-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • History for Kids: An Illustrated Biography of Jackie and John F. Kennedy for Children

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In many ways, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his young family were the perfect embodiment of the '60s. The decade began with a sense of idealism, personified by the attractive Kennedy, his beautiful and fashionable wife, Jackie, and his young children. This audiobook chronicles the amazing lives and legacies of John and Jackie, weaving their lives and legacies together into one narrative.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Magic in Ancient Greece

    • The History and Legacy of the Religious Rituals Practiced by the Greeks
    • By: Charles River Editors, Markus Carabas
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Magic - as opposed to religion, personal or otherwise - is a notoriously difficult concept to pin down. In ancient Greece, "magic was not distinct from religion, rather an unwelcome, improper expression of it." In other words, it's important not to think of it as a different definition of magic but to instead understand how the ancient Greeks believed certain aspects of magic functioned in their world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • interesting and accurate on many levels.

    • By Maria on 12-29-17

    Regular price: $6.95

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