War and World History

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (25.03 hours)
Product Number: Z100016917
Released: Oct 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781682765043
Narrator/s: Jonathan P. Roth
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This course examines the cultural, religious and economic viewpoints that are associated with warfare of our past. This course probes the links between evolving human cultures and the making of war and reveals the ways in which the fate of civilizations is determined by the fate of military events.

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Author(s): Jonathan P. Roth
Series: Great Courses
Genre: History

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Author(s): Jonathan P. Roth
Narrator(s): Jonathan P. Roth
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Genre: History
Product Number GV0234
Released: May 10, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490689180

Professional reviews

"Professor Roth brings his considerable experience as a lecturer in history and warfare in this enjoyable lecture set. Roth's comfort with the subject matter will keep listeners engaged throughout this fascinating, and frequently surprising, look at mankind's endless preoccupation with war, its methods, and its far-rippling effects. The topics of these talks range broadly, from stone arrowheads to nuclear weapons and terrorism, and they consider the meaning and impact of war from many angles: cultural, religious, economic, industrial, political, and more. Roth's speaking style is brisk and natural, with no professorial mannerisms to distract from the well-ordered presentation. The recording is cleanly produced and edited, with good volume overall and no unwelcome surprises. M.G. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"

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