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KnuckleBuckett

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History
« on: May 26, 2015, 01:29:40 PM »
I try to alternate my reading (reading = podcasts, audio books, books, and ebooks) between learning things and just plain amusement.

I tend to enjoy history quite a bit.  However I try to make sure that the history is relatively unbiased.  Not the crap generally fed to us as young adults.

I would recommend the following...

Lectures By Dr. Gretchen Ann Reilly - FREE
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hist-2311-western-civilization/id262937789?mt=2#
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hist-2312-western-civilization/id271761416?mt=2

and

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/hist-1301-american-history/id212324657?mt=2
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hist-1302-american-history/id185446688?mt=2


Lectures By Robert Garland
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16047202-the-other-side-of-history

and

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18343553-greece-and-rome

Fiction but really worth the listen!
Thanks kermi!

http://www.amazon.com/Gates-Fire-Novel-Battle-Thermopylae/dp/B0078ZBUXG

or

https://itunes.apple.com/us/audiobook/gates-fire-epic-novel-battle/id503021211




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Re: History
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2015, 06:56:04 PM »
Ever listen to Dan Carlin? I listened to a little of his WWI series and it was pretty entertaining

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Re: History
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2015, 06:01:55 AM »
No.  I will add him to the list.