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    • History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective

    • By: The Great Courses, Gregory S. Aldrete
    • Narrated by: Professor Gregory S. Aldrete Ph.D. University of Michigan
    • Length: 24 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 870
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 771

    The ancient world has cast a long shadow, influencing our customs and religious beliefs, our laws, and the form of our governments. It has taught us when and how we make war or pursue peace. It has shaped the buildings we live and work in and the art we hang on our walls. It has given us the calendar that organizes our year and has left its mark on the games we play.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding - Informative AND Entertaining

    • By Matt on 11-20-13

    Regular price: $52.95

    • The Decisive Battles of World History

    • By: The Great Courses, Gregory S. Aldrete
    • Narrated by: Professor Gregory S. Aldrete Ph.D. University of Michigan
    • Length: 18 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 945
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 934

    Throughout history, military engagements have altered the course of historical events. In these 36 dynamic lectures, Professor Aldrete leads you in discovering the military conflicts that have had the greatest impact in shifting the direction of events and defining our world. Across 4,000 years of history, you'll explore nearly 40 key military engagements, from the milestone battles of Western civilization to their counterparts in the Middle East, India, and Asia.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Course- Needs Battle Maps

    • By IRP on 05-23-14

    Regular price: $41.95