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    • The Rise of Rome

    • By: The Great Courses, Gregory S. Aldrete
    • Narrated by: Professor Gregory S. Aldrete PhD
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
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    The Roman Republic is one of the most breathtaking civilizations in world history. Between roughly 500 BCE to the turn of the millennium, a modest city-state developed an innovative system of government and expanded into far-flung territories across Europe, Northern Africa, and the Middle East. This powerful civilization inspired America's founding fathers, gifted us a blueprint for amazing engineering innovations, left a vital trove of myths, and has inspired the human imagination for 2,000 years.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very good, but doesn't stand out

    • By Christopher on 02-08-18

    Regular price: $34.95

    • History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach

    • By: The Great Courses, Gregory S. Aldrete
    • Narrated by: Professor Gregory S. Aldrete PhD
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
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    Military history often highlights successes and suggests a sense of inevitability about victory, but there is so much that can be gleaned from considering failures. Study these crucibles of history to gain a better understanding of why a civilization took - or didn't take - a particular path.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hindsight Bias?

    • By Charles Grayson on 07-11-16

    Regular price: $34.95