Tag: World

Zombified Real-World Lessons from Fictional Apocalypses [TTC Audio]


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English | October 03, 2023 | ASIN: B0CJMR7YCZ | M4B@128 kbps | 2h 33m | 139 MB
Lecturer: Athena Aktipis
You watch a horror movie or TV series and think, "Zombies don’t really exist." But when you consider the broader definition of zombification-the control of one entity by another-then zombies are definitely among us. And, it turns out, they have much to teach us about the world.

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World War II Up Close and Personal [TTC Audio]


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English | July 16, 2021 | ASIN: B098TXCFFG | M4B@64 kbps | 11h 28m | 325 MB
Lecturer: Keith Huxen
World War II was one of the defining moments in modern history, a global conflagration that transformed the world through battles, shifting alliances, and horrors unlike anything in recorded history. The story is often told as a series of great campaigns by famous generals, dramatic turning points, and cataclysmic combat. But what about the millions of ordinary people – the citizens and soldiers whose names none of us know but whose impact rippled through every aspect of the war?

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Unsung Heroes of World War II Europe [TTC Audio]


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English | October 09, 2020 | ASIN: B08KTNTQRW | M4B@64 kbps | 5h 58m | 175 MB
Lecturer: Lynne Olson
World War II is one of the most harrowing and impactful events in human history. Our imaginations may be captured by the sweeping military battles, but the story of war is the story of humans, everyday people trying to do their bit in a world falling apart around them.

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The World After Capital [Audiobook]


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English | September 21, 2023 | ASIN: B0CJGKCP5H | M4B@128 kbps | 6h 54m | 383 MB
Author and Narrator: Albert Wenger
Technological progress has fundamentally altered how humanity lives. When we were foragers, food was scarce. During the Agrarian Age, it was land. Following the Industrial Revolution, capital became scarce. Now, digital technologies have shifted scarcity from capital to attention. Previous shifts have been marked by major crises including wars, famines, and pandemics; our current resistance to change is resulting in the buildup of pressure such as the rise of militant nationalism, increased mass migration, and a growing mental health crisis.

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The Ultimate Unofficial Guide to Tolkien’s World [Audiobook]


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English | December 02, 2023 | ASIN: B0CP2QNDJN | M4B@128 kbps | 14h 2m | 788 MB
Author: Antony Cummins | Narrator: Robbie Stevens
Tolkien’s Middle Earth continues to capture the global imagination. In this accessible (but unofficial) guide, this sometimes confusing world is broken down into bite-sized sections that bring it to life for the newcomer and the fanatic alike.

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The Poverty of the World Rediscovering the Poor at Home and Abroad, 1941-1968 [Audiobook]


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English | ASIN: B0CVJJFSZ9 | 2024 | MP3@64 kbps | ~12:54:00 | 366 MB
In The Poverty of the World, Sheyda Jahanbani brings together the histories of United States foreign relations and domestic politics to explain why, during a period of unprecedented affluence, Americans rediscovered poverty and supported major policy initiative to combat it. Revisiting a moment of triumph for American liberals in the 1940s, Jahanbani shows how the United States’s newfound role as a global superpower prompted novel ideas among liberal thinkers about how to address poverty and generated new urgency for trying to do so. Their sense of responsibility about deploying American knowledge and wealth as a beneficent force in the world, produced such foreign aid programs as the Peace Corps.
Drawing on a wide variety of archival material, Jahanbani reinterprets the lives and work of prominent liberal figures in postwar American social politics to show the global origins of their ideas. By tracing how American liberals invented the problem of "global poverty" and executed a war against it, The Poverty of the World sheds new light on the domestic impacts of the Cold War, the global ambitions of American liberalism, and the way in which key intellectuals and policymakers worked to develop an alternative vision of United States empire in the decades after World War II.

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The Ice at the End of the World An Epic Journey into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future [Audiobook]


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English | June 11, 2019 | ASIN: B07RML8259 | M4B@64 kbps | 12h 54m | 367 MB
Author: Jon Gertner | Narrator: Fred Sanders
A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change.

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Securing Our Digital World Defending Against the Enemies Within [Audiobook]


Free Download Mike Chapple, Darril Gibson, Alaura Howitzer (Narrator), "Securing Our Digital World: Defending Against the Enemies Within"
English | ISBN: 9798868707223 | 2024 | MP3@64 kbps | ~05:25:00 | 154 MB
Securing Our Digital World: Defending Against the Enemies Within
Are you concerned about the ever-growing and evolving threats to your digital world? Do the complexities of cybersecurity leave you wondering about the vulnerability of your personal and professional data? How can you safeguard yourself against the invisible dangers lurking in the digital realm?

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