Johan Huizinga – The Waning of the Middle Ages

A classic study of the forms of life, thought, and art in France and the Netherlands in the 14th and 15th centuries, it is the remarkable work of Dutch historian Johan Huizinga. Huizinga brings a depth of knowledge, commentary, and insight into the way of life, spirit, and artistic expression of medieval times.For Huizinga, the 14th and 15th centuries were much more than the prelude to a new period in history – the Renaissance. They were a completion, culmination, and maturity of medieval life and thought.
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Coby Evans – Mythology: Viking Myths and Gods from the North

Become familiar with the gods and goddesses of ancient Viking mythology, the conquerors who set off on trips across the seas and oceans from the north. In this guide, the main legends, the heroes, the rituals, and their struggles are highlighted as the best-known myths from Scandinavian beliefs. You will listen about Ragnar Lothbrok, Odin, Thor, Freya, and Hel. You will listen about their marriages, their relationships, and their battles and secret, supernatural powers. Become aware of how these mythological entities have influenced the culture then and now.
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Charles River Editors – The Ancient Indus Valley Civilizations Biggest Cities

When one thinks of the worlds first cities, Sumer, Memphis, and Babylon are some of the first to come to mind, but if the focus then shifts to India, then Harappa and Mohenjo Daro will likely come up. These cities owe their existence to Indias oldest civilization, known as the Indus Valley Civilization or the Harappan Civilization, which was contemporary with ancient Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt, and had extensive contacts with the former, making it one of the most important early civilizations in the world.
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David Hitt, Owen Garriott, Joe Kerwin, Alan L. Bean – Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story

As the United States and the Soviet Union went from exploring space to living in it, a space station was conceived as the logical successor to the Apollo moon program. But between conception and execution stood the vastness of space itself, to say nothing of the monumental technological challenges. Homesteading Space, by two of Skylabs own astronauts and a NASA journalist, tells the dramatic story of Americas first space station from beginning to fiery end.
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