British Empire Modern Scholar

The Modern Scholar: World of George Orwell  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by robin-bobin at Feb. 7, 2011
The Modern Scholar: World of George Orwell

The Modern Scholar: World of George Orwell by Professor Michael Shelden
Publisher : Recorded Books 08-DEC-2010 | 7 hours and 36 min | Language: English | ISBN n/a | ASIN: B004FLVWLG
Audio CD in MP3 / 96 kbps joint stereo CBR | 332 MB

Big Brother Is Watching You: The words are inextricably associated with the classic dystopian novel 1984 and with its revered author, George Orwell. The Modern Scholar series continues its exploration of great authors with this course from esteemed professor Michael Shelden. In these lectures Orwell, who also penned the epitome of the political satire, Animal Farm, is discussed in full, from his childhood in Henley-on-Thames to his final days…
Empire of Gold: A History of the Byzantine Empire (The Modern Scholar) (Audiobook)

Empire of Gold: A History of the Byzantine Empire (The Modern Scholar) (Audiobook) By Professor Thomas F. Madden
Publisher: Reco rded Books 2008 | 8 hours and 21 mins | ISBN: n/a | MP3 | 210 MB

The World's First Superpower: The Rise of the British Empire From 1497 to 1901  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by robin-bobin at July 24, 2010
The World's First Superpower: The Rise of the British Empire From 1497 to 1901

The World's First Superpower: The Rise of the British Empire From 1497 to 1901 by Denis Judd
Publisher: Recorded Books / The Modern Scholar (2004) | ISBN: 1428184430 | Language English | Audio CD in MP3/80 kbps | 265 MB

This course will examine the growth and development of the largest empire in world history—the British Empire—beginning with the late fifteenth century Tudor dynasty in England and ending with the death of the Queen-Empress Victoria in 1901. By the beginning of the twentieth century, there were very few countries or people who had not been affected, one way or another, by the impact of the British. The Empire itself by then covered over a quarter of the world’s land surface, the Royal Navy dominated the oceans, and one in every four human beings lived under British rule…

The Modern Scholar: A History of Venice: Queen of the Seas  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by robin-bobin at April 22, 2010
The Modern Scholar: A History of Venice: Queen of the Seas

The Modern Scholar: A History of Venice: Queen of the Seas By Prof. Thomas F. Madden
Publisher Recorded Books 03-22-10 | ISBN n/a | Language: English | Audio CD in MP3 128Kbps | Length 7 hrs and 42 mins Lecture | 333 MB

Renowned professor Thomas F. Madden focuses his expertise on what has been called the most beautiful city in the world: Venice. In these lectures, Professor Madden explains how the city on the lagoon was established by refugees escaping the onslaught of northern "barbarians" invading the crumbling Roman Empire. Through its history, Venice housed the world's leading merchants, thrived as a maritime powerhouse, and developed into an independent republic not unlike the present United States. Venice draws millions of visitors each year, and these lectures shed light on why the city is such a continual source of fascination…
Subjects and Sovereign: Bonds of Belonging in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire

Subjects and Sovereign: Bonds of Belonging in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire by Hannah Weiss Muller
2017 | ISBN: 0190465816 | English | 344 pages | PDF | 12 MB
The East India Company: The History of the British Empire's Most Famous Mercantile Compan [Audiobook]

The East India Company: The History of the British Empire's Most Famous Mercantile Compan [Audiobook] by Charles River Editors
English | November 14, 2016 | ASIN: B01N0BMZSJ | MP3@64 kbps | 1 hrs 28 mins | 41 MB
Narrator: William Crockett

The Modern Scholar: Feminism and the Future of Women [Audiobook] (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at July 25, 2017
The Modern Scholar: Feminism and the Future of Women [Audiobook] (Repost)

The Modern Scholar: Feminism and the Future of Women [Audiobook] by Estelle Freedman (Repost)
English | October 27th, 2008 | ASIN: B001JHT892, ISBN: 0345450531 | MP3@128 kbps + PDF (guidebook) | 7 hrs 35 mins | 447.96 MB
Narrators: Estelle Freedman

Since the time of the abolitionists, no movement has so politicized social life in the United States as feminism. Responsible for wide-ranging legislation, such as women's right to vote and the right to an abortion, feminists have fought their way to the center of the country's political dialogue and made themselves a major presence there. But the road to such influence has not been easy.
The Modern Scholar: The Dawn of Political History: Thucydides and the Peloponnesian Wars [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: The Dawn of Political History: Thucydides and the Peloponnesian Wars [Audiobook] by Fred Baumann
English | June 4th, 2012 | ASIN: B0088Q6MJ6 | MP3@115 kbps | 4 hrs 59 mins | 246.16 MB
Narrators: Fred Baumann

In this fascinating course of lectures, Professor Fred Baumann leads us on an engaging exploration of this penetrating work. Taking in each of the eight books, we examine the complex juxtaposition of events Thucydides demonstrates without much comment of his own.

Indian Arrivals, 1870-1915: Networks of British Empire  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at June 27, 2017
Indian Arrivals, 1870-1915: Networks of British Empire

Elleke Boehmer, "Indian Arrivals, 1870-1915: Networks of British Empire"
English | ISBN: 0198744188 | 2017 | 304 pages | PDF | 2 MB

The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at June 9, 2017
The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire (repost)

The Lotus and the Lion: Buddhism and the British Empire by Jeffrey Frankli
English | 2008 | ISBN-10: 0801447305 | PDF | 288 pages | 1 MB