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The Most Powerful Idea in the World: ...

William Rosen

If all measures of human advancement in the last hundred centuries were plotted on a graph, they would show an almost perfectly flat line—until the eighteenth century, when the Industrial Revolution would cause the line to shoot str...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2010

The Ghost Map: The Story of London's ...

Steven Johnson

In this combination medical history and medical mystery, Steven Johnson recounts how John Snow, a scientist, traced the source of a London cholera outbreak in 1854 to a well pump, and how his inventive use and presentation of quantifi...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2006

The Most Powerful Idea in the World: ...

William Rosen

If all measures of human advancement in the last hundred centuries were plotted on a graph, they would show an almost perfectly flat line—until the eighteenth century, when the Industrial Revolution would cause the line to shoot str...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2010

The Ghost Map: The Story of London's ...

Steven Johnson

In this combination medical history and medical mystery, Steven Johnson recounts how John Snow, a scientist, traced the source of a London cholera outbreak in 1854 to a well pump, and how his inventive use and presentation of quantifi...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Dec 2006

Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in th...

Michael O'Brien

Early in 1815, Louisa Catherine Adams and her young son left St. Petersburg in a heavy Russian carriage and set out on a difficult journey to meet her husband, John Quincy Adams, in Paris. She traveled through the snows of eastern Eur...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Mar 2010

The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Wh...

Brendan Simms

In 1815, the deposed emperor Napoleon returned to France and threatened the already devastated and exhausted continent with yet another war. Near the small Belgian municipality of Waterloo, two large, hastily mobilized armies faced ea...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2015
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