Generalist, Volume 1

  • by iMinds
  • Narrated by Luca James Lee, Ellouise Rothwell
  • 1 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Start your iMinds Collection with Generalist Volume 1. A compilation of diverse topics across our twelve categories, in Generalist Volume 1 you will learn about:
The history of Whaling, the art of Film Noir, the psychology behind Stockholm Syndrome, the history of the US Federal Reserve, the story of Joan of Arc, the discovery of Penicillin, the science of meteorites, the history of D-Day Invasion, the unexplained phenomena of Crop Circles, the adventure of climbing Everest, the thought of Confucius and the start of fireworks.
Perfect to listen to while commuting, exercising, shopping or cleaning the house.. iMinds brings knowledge to your MP3 with 8 minute information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.
iMinds offers 12 main categories; become a Generalist by increasing your knowledge of Business, Politics, People, History, Pop Culture, Mystery, Crime, Culture, Religion, Concepts, Science and Sport. Clean and concise, crisp and engaging, discover what you never knew you were missing.
iMinds is the knowledge solution for the information age cutting through the white noise to give you quick, accurate knowledge .. Perfect your dinner party conversation, impress your boss - an excellent way to discover topics of interest for the future.


Audible Editor Reviews

With their Generalist series, iMinds compiles summarizations on a wide variety of subjects that range from categories such as religion, culture, sports, and history. In this introductory volume, Luca James Lee and Elouise Rothwell guide listeners on an educational tour of subject matter that is diverse and compelling, including the concept of Stockholm Syndrome, penicillin, whaling, and climbing Mt. Everest. Lee and Rothwell perform with exceptional clarity and diction, and whether they are explaining Confucian thought or recounting the history of D-Day, they make these facts easy to understand and perfect for multi-tasking, arming the listener with useful knowledge.


What the Critics Say

"I'm learning all sorts of stuff about stuff I didn't even know I didn't know. And it sticks. In a nutshell: wonderful." (Jonathon Margolis, Financial Times)


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Customer Reviews

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Excellent Compilation

The individual eight minute segments are wonderful, but these compilations are awesome. I hope they keep putting together these hour plus long segments, much easier to collect them all and to listen to.
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- Michael T Schreiber

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-11-2009
  • Publisher: iMinds