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    • The Modern Scholar: Hard-Won Victories

    • A History of the United States at War
    • By: Professor Mark R. Polelle
    • Narrated by: Professor Mark R. Polelle
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
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    This course explores the role that war has played in shaping the United States of America. The lectures begin with the American Revolution and an examination of how America was born in war. The discussion continues with the "forgotten" War of 1812 and then turns to the Mexican-American War and the Spanish-American War.

    Regular price: $49.95

    • The Modern Scholar: Total War

    • World War II and Its Lasting Legacy
    • By: Mark R. Polelle
    • Narrated by: Mark R. Polelle
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
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    Mark R. Polelle of the University of Findlay examines the origins, major events, and consequences of the Second World War. Taking into account the First World War’s effect on politics, economics, culture, and the international system as a whole, the course illustrates the ideologies at play as communism, fascism, and democratic capitalism came into direct conflict.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great summary of WW2

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-04-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Modern Scholar: Command and Control

    • Great Military Leaders from Washington to the Twenty-First Century
    • By: Professor Mark R. Polelle
    • Narrated by: Mark R. Polelle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
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    Professor Mark R. Polelle examines great military leaders in history, beginning with George Washington and moving on to Napoleon, U.S. Grant, Pershing, MacArthur, and Schwarzkopf, among others. The course also addresses the politics of military history and leadership and illustrates the circumstances that enable the rise of great leaders. Perhaps most importantly, Professor Polelle raises and answers that essential question: What is it that makes a good leader?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Portraits of military leadership

    • By Hal VT on 07-04-14

    Regular price: $49.95