Free Read [Cookbooks Book] ✓ The Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917 (Great Courses, #8190) - by Robert I. Weiner ✓
Apr 22, 2019 - 00:57 AM By Robert I. Weiner

Multimedia package, includes 18 sound discs approx 1080 minutes 3 course guidebooks.
  • Title: The Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917 (Great Courses, #8190)
  • Author: Robert I. Weiner
  • ISBN: 9781565859951
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Audio CD

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Bevan Apr 22, 2019 - 00:57 AM
Robert Weiner provides a thought provoking overview of this fascinating period. I've listened to it twice now and will again. Each lecture is packed with ideas. He adopts more of an interpretive approach rather than just reciting events although he does provide the context necessary. I also appreciated the excellent notes and recommendations for further reading. There is a noticeable emphasise on diplomatic history but other aspects are covered. My only minor criticism is that his vocal volume t [...]
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Ilinca Apr 22, 2019 - 00:57 AM
I think the four stars are more because of how interesting and complex the topic is, rather than for the actual analysis. I feel I know a bit more, indeed, and it's hard to make sense of such a complex set of circumstances all over the place. I could have done without the side remarks (no, I'm not impressed at Prof. Weiner's having spent New Year's Eve in Berlin once, or by how he and his wife once saw a rally in Paris. Seriously?) and without the over-emphasizing of half the words in a sentence [...]
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Sean Leas Apr 22, 2019 - 00:57 AM
This is one of the more enjoyable Great Courses that I’ve partook with. And I have a nice stack of books on my TBR to fill in the gaps.
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Void lon iXaarii Apr 22, 2019 - 00:57 AM
I started this course with great excitement, due to the teacher's great passion, oratorical skill and knowledge and the growing realization of just what a huge treasure of events and lessons unknown to me lie in that century. Unfortunately as the course went on I got more and more the feeling that this course suffers from the curse of most historians: a tendency to glorify or at least obsess about individuals & their morals (be it kings, generals or politicians), centralized governments & [...]
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Charlene Apr 22, 2019 - 00:57 AM
This is the first Teaching Company product that I've been through . . . it was longer than I expected but very interesting. I thought it covered the material very well & I enjoyed the personal stories that the professor included as well as comments about recommended books to read, historians with different opinions about the events, etc. I tried to read the lecture notes after watching each 30 minute lecture to make sure I understood the main points.
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Tom Apr 22, 2019 - 00:57 AM
While a fine scholar, I suppose, and a very able communicator, Weiner's political correctness to me cripples his study. Instead of judging the period he discusses through their eyes and values, he stumbled badly by using a 21st Century filter which is both distracting, and to some extant, inaccurate. A less studied reader/listener might accept his opinions without a jaundiced eye. Objectivity is the first demand of the historian.
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Mjmiyargmail.com Apr 22, 2019 - 00:57 AM
A tour de force! I knew this history pretty well, but Professor Weiner's insights and his recurring habit of introducing the most eminent historians for every given moment, kept my head turning and going, Oh wow! that makes sense. I highly recommend this course.
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Shannon Apr 22, 2019 - 00:57 AM
Excessive pauses and emphases in the lectures made it difficult to listen to.
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The Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917 (Great Courses, #8190) By Robert I. Weiner Multimedia package, includes 18 sound discs approx 1080 minutes 3 course guidebooks.

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