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    • Middle East: Bolinda Beginner Guides

    • By: Philip Robins
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Middle East is notoriously complex and difficult. This compact book on the topic by the University of Oxford's leading expert does not shirk the challenge. Organised thematically, and dealing with all the pivotal issues in the region, from oil and religion to gender and conflict, this comprehensive primer is both easy-to-read and full of insight. Stuffed with historical background, real-life examples, profiles of key figures from Nasser to Gadaffi, and even popular jokes from the area, The Middle East: A Beginner’s Guide will captivate tourists, students, and the interested general reader alike.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Civil Liberties: Bolinda Beginner Guides

    • By: Tom Head
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Does free speech have limits? Can torture be justified? Who is really in charge of your rights? Every day we are confronted with news of foreign governments who refuse to acknowledge liberties that we in the Western world take for granted. But civil liberties are nearly always under threat, no matter where you live. Tom Head traverses the globe in order to provide a clear introduction to what civil liberties are and why they're worth defending.

    Non-member price: $25.35