Generalist, Volume 8

  • by iMinds
  • Narrated by Ellouise Rothwell
  • 1 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Enjoy learning something new with iMinds Generalist Volume 8. A compilation of diverse topics across our twelve categories, in Generalist Volume 8 you will learn about:
The story behind Guy Fawkes day, the history of Thanksgiving celebrations, the concept of Trade, the development of In Vitro Fertilization, the science of Astronomy, the use of Forensics in solving crimes, the story behind the character of Sherlock Holmes, the history of cricket's greatest trophy The Ashes, the story of infamous Rogue Traders, the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle, the history of Prohibition and the development of Burlesque performance.
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

An intriguing grab bag of brief guides to a variety of subjects across science, culture, politics, and history. With crisp and well-enunciated narration from actress Ellouise Rothwell set alongside thematically appropriate music, these are accessible introductions to subject as diverse as Guy Fawkes Day, astronomy, and the Bermuda Triangle. Listeners are likely to find a good mix between subjects they're more familiar with and stories that are new, and families trapped on long car rides together will appreciate the diverse appeal across generations.

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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: 11-30-2009
  • Publisher: iMinds