Cities of the Ancient World

Cities of the Ancient World

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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Taught by esteemed Professor Steven L. Tuck of Miami University, these 24 eye-opening lectures not only provide an invaluable look at the design and architecture of ancient cities, they also offer a flesh-and-blood glimpse into the daily lives of ordinary people and the worlds they created.
Publisher: [Chantilly, Va.] : Teaching Company ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2015, p2015
ISBN: 9781682764442
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Teaching Company

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Dec 08, 2014

For the curious, the history of the world's most important cities, ancient to early medieval. If you've been turned off by the bizarre high school history teaching strategy requiring memorization of long lists of dates & events, if instead you'd just like to sit back and take the subject in at your own pace, this audio CD set is a good choice. The listening experience is somewhat like auditing a series of college lectures on the subject, with a good instructor, recorded live in the classroom. Plus you can fast forward in the few places it gets a little boring. I can pretty much guarantee you'll learn some interesting stuff you didn't know before. Good material to have on hand for those Christmas holiday parties when a guest sidles up and starts to talk about something boring like his family's latest European cruise holiday. You'll have something interesting with which to counter. Recommended.

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