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Turning Points in Middle Eastern History
- By: Eamonn Gearon, The Great Courses
- Narrated by: Eamonn Gearon
- Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
- Original Recording
The Middle East is a critically important area of our world. And, with its current prominence in international affairs, media images of the Middle East reach us on a daily basis. Much media coverage, however, is incomplete at best, failing to take account of either the complexities or the historical background of this pivotal region. For most of us, the real story of the Middle East remains untold. What made this crucial geopolitical area what it is today?
- By Brian on 05-09-2017
love it! learning about the middle easts history was amazing and so different from what general perceptions about the middle east and what influences it had on the world had and of what outer influences had on the middle east.
The Obstacle Is the Way
- The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
- By: Ryan Holiday
- Narrated by: Ryan Holiday
- Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
We are stuck, stymied, frustrated. But it needn't be this way. There is a formula for success that's been followed by the icons of history - from John D. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Grant to Steve Jobs - a formula that let them turn obstacles into opportunities. Faced with impossible situations, they found the astounding triumphs we all seek.
- By Alex.D on 02-09-2015
good book really enjoyed listening to it throughout the day made my work day interesting and insightful