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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (70 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Anthony Pagden Narrator: Joel Leffert Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Cambridge professor and renowned historian Anthony Pagden covers a vast subject in a compact package with Peoples and Empires. This wide-ranging and intellectually stimulating work examines the origins and history of the West with terse, efficient prose. With a captivating narration by Robert O'Keefe, listeners will find this work enjoyable and utterly absorbing. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Phoenix2 | 8/14/2012

    " Very easy to read, even for a history book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by J. M. | 1/7/2011

    " Excellent and beautily written "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Josh Scarabin | 3/17/2010

    " Very brief but well written account of a large swath of history. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Uncleg | 10/22/2009

    " Discussion of European empires and their effects on world civilization, beginning with Alexander the Great. Greatest emphasis is on the Roman Empire and on the colonial empires of Britain and France. Recorded Books. Read by Robert O’Keefe. "

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About the Author
Author Anthony Pagden

Anthony Pagden has been a fellow of Merton College, Oxford; University Reader in Intellectual History at Cambridge University; a fellow of King’s College; and the Harry C. Black Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University. He is currently a professor in the history and political science departments at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of numerous prize-winning books on European imperialism and the European understanding of non-European cultures. Among his recent publications are Peoples and Empires and Europeans and the Rest of the World. He also contributes regularly to the Times Literary Supplement, the London Review of Books, the New Republic, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times. He lives in Los Angeles.