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People & Places, Volume 1
By: iMinds
Narrated by: uncredited
Length: 49 mins
Categories: History, World
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From Joan of Arc to JFK, Stonehenge to Route 66, iMinds' People and Places collection of educational shorts offers listeners a varied and wide-ranging approach to learning. An ensemble cast of television actors, including Ellouise Rothwell and Luca James Lee, combine to deliver these segments, perfect for inquiring minds on the move at roughly eight minutes apiece. Manmade wonders and legendary lives are the order of the day, as listeners will learn about the history of the Plantagenet dynasty, and take a tour of the Seven Wonders of the World. iMinds' seasoned studio voices pack a wealth of information into these brief case studies while nevertheless delivering the subject matter with clarity and even pacing.

Summary

We can all be smarter – target your learning with iMinds Specialist Series - have a particular interest? Recognize gaps in your knowledge? iMinds Specialist works across each of our 12 categories bringing you targeted information to broaden your mind.

People & Places Volume One tells a history of Joan of Arc, John F Kennedy and The Plantagenets while also covering the Seven Wonders of the World, Stonehenge and that most famous roadway, Route 66.

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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"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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