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    • Seeds of Discord and the Reign of Terror

    • The French Revolution Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica are pleased to present The French Revolution Series. Here you will learn about the grandeur and opulence of the French régime, as well as its chaotic downfall and the new order that rose from its ashes. In this edition, the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica examine the key events of the French Revolution that lead to the Reign of Terror.

    Regular price: $2.49

    • France in the Age of Enlightenment

    • The French Revolution Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica are pleased to present The French Revolution Series. Here you will learn about the grandeur and opulence of the French régime, as well as its chaotic downfall and the new order that rose from its ashes. In this edition, the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica examine France in the Age of Enlightenment, leading up to the causes of the French Revolution.

    Regular price: $2.49

    • The Declaration of Independence and the Men who Signed it

    • The Founding Fathers Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Though they had different backgrounds, skills, and ideas, the Founding Fathers came together to forge a new nation and persevered against the odds to achieve America's independence. In this edition, the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica examine the Declaration of Independence, as well as the lives of 19 of the men who signed this historic document.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • short, dry and to the point

    • By Mike M. on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Benjamin Franklin

    • The Founding Fathers Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Though they had different backgrounds, skills, and ideas, the Founding Fathers came together to forge a new nation and persevered against the odds to achieve America's independence. In this edition, the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica examine the life and multiple talents of Benjamin Franklin.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • OK, but I prefer his Autobiography

    • By Anonymous User on 05-06-12

    Regular price: $1.39

    • MacArthur

    • Today the Guns are Silent: The World War II in the Pacific Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The World War II in the Pacific Series tells the story of Iwo Jima and the long war in the Pacific, the people who affected its direction, and the many places that suffered from war yet survived and went on to prosper in peace. From General MacArthur and President Truman to Emperor Hirohito, the key players in the Pacific Theatre are profiled.

    Regular price: $0.49

    • Truman Announces Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima

    • The World War II in the Pacific Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The World War II in the Pacific Series tells the story of Iwo Jima and the long war in the Pacific, the people who affected its direction, and the many places that suffered from war yet survived and went on to prosper in peace. From General MacArthur and President Truman to Emperor Hirohito, the key players in the Pacific Theatre are profiled.

    Regular price: $0.49

    • Founding Fathers

    • Architects of a Nation
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Founding Fathers: Architects of a Nation sheds new light on the revolutionary leaders who planned, fought for, and created the United States of America. The men who initiated "the great experiment" of American freedom and democracy are examined here, as are the events, ideas, and profound documents that changed the course of world history.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The French Revolution

    • Kings, Queens and Guillotines
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 14

    The editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica are pleased to present the world of Marie-Antoinette and the French Revolution - from the grandeur and opulence of the French régime to its chaotic downfall and the new order that rose from its ashes. Here you will learn about the extravagant history of the royal Palace of Versailles with its Hall of Mirrors and extensive gardens, and the lavish court style of Louis XVI.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Comprehensive

    • By Monica on 05-14-08

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Japan vs. U.S.A.

    • The World War II in the Pacific Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The World War II in the Pacific Series tells the story of Iwo Jima and the long war in the Pacific, the people who affected its direction, and the many places that suffered from war yet survived and went on to prosper in peace. From General MacArthur and President Truman to Emperor Hirohito, the key players in the Pacific Theatre are profiled.

    Regular price: $3.99

    • Marie Antoinette, Her Family and Confidantes

    • The French Revolution Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The editors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica are pleased to present The French Revolution Series. Here you will learn about the grandeur and opulence of the French régime, as well as its chaotic downfall and the new order that rose from its ashes. In this edition, the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica examine the lives of Marie Antoinette, her friends, family members, and closest allies.

    Regular price: $1.99

    • World War II in the Pacific

    • Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    World War II in the Pacific: Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki tells the story of Iwo Jima and the long war in the Pacific, the people who affected its direction, and the many places that suffered from war yet survived and went on to prosper in peace. From General MacArthur and President Truman to Emperor Hirohito, the key players in the Pacific Theatre are profiled.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Choppy

    • By James Parker on 03-30-15

    Regular price: $11.19

    • The Decision to Use Atomic Bombs

    • The World War II in the Pacific Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The World War II in the Pacific Series tells the story of Iwo Jima and the long war in the Pacific, the people who affected its direction, and the many places that suffered from war yet survived and went on to prosper in peace. From General MacArthur and President Truman to Emperor Hirohito, the key players in the Pacific Theatre are profiled.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good, however brief, summary of the events

    • By DS on 03-13-13

    Regular price: $1.39

    • FDR Requests Declaration of War

    • The World War II in the Pacific Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The World War II in the Pacific Series tells the story of Iwo Jima and the long war in the Pacific, the people who affected its direction, and the many places that suffered from war yet survived and went on to prosper in peace. From General MacArthur and President Truman to Emperor Hirohito, the key players in the Pacific Theatre are profiled.

    Regular price: $0.49

    • The First Four Presidents

    • The Founding Fathers Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Though they had different backgrounds, skills, and ideas, the Founding Fathers came together to forge a new nation and persevered against the odds to achieve America's independence. In this edition, the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica examine the lives of the new republic's first four presidents: George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison.

    Regular price: $8.99

    • Adams & Jefferson

    • The Founding Fathers Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Though they had different backgrounds, skills, and ideas, the Founding Fathers came together to forge a new nation and persevered against the odds to achieve America's independence. In this edition, the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica examine the life and contributions of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good quick overview

    • By Anonymous User on 05-06-12

    Regular price: $3.99

    • George Washington

    • The Founding Fathers Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Though they had different backgrounds, skills, and ideas, the Founding Fathers came together to forge a new nation and persevered against the odds to achieve America's independence. In this edition, the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica examine the life and contributions of the first president of the United States, George Washington.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • FDR Addresses the USA

    • The World War II in the Pacific Series
    • By: Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    The World War II in the Pacific Series tells the story of Iwo Jima and the long war in the Pacific, the people who affected its direction, and the many places that suffered from war yet survived and went on to prosper in peace. From General MacArthur and President Truman to Emperor Hirohito, the key players in the Pacific Theatre are profiled.

    Regular price: $0.89