Generalist, Volume 5

  • by iMinds
  • Narrated by iMinds
  • 1 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Continue learning and supplement your iMinds Collection with Generalist Volume 5. A compilation of diverse topics across our twelve categories, in Generalist Volume 5 you will learn about:
The story of Robin Hood, the history of Armistice Day, the story of the Last Supper, the signing of the Magna Carta, Descartes’ Eternal Truths, the condition of Hemophilia, the curse of the Hope Diamond, the life of John F. Kennedy, the writ of Habeas Corpus, the dance style Krumping, the truth of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and the history of the world’s oldest sporting trophy - the Davis Cup.
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. Make your MP3 smarter with iMinds MindTracks, intersperse with music and enjoy learning a little about a lot.. knowledge of your own choice and in your own time.

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Audible Editor Reviews

iMinds' Generalist series presents listeners a potpourri of knowledge and trivia spanning the fields of art, literature, history, science, sport, and politics. Packaged into easily digestible eight-minute segments, the Generalist series is perfect for inquiring minds on the move. Actors Ellouise Rothwell and Luca James Lee combine here, providing a clear, even-paced overview of such wide-ranging topics as the Hope Diamond curse, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the history of the Davis Cup, the life of John F. Kennedy, and the legend of Robin Hood, among others. Rothwell delivers the bulk of the material, her soft-spoken, fluid diction providing an informative and cogent documentary platform.

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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: 10-14-2009
  • Publisher: iMinds