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SOAMES, N.: Famous People in History, Vol. 2 (Unabridged)

    
      

 

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SOAMES, N.: Famous People in History, Vol. 2 (Unabridged)

There is a need for accessible short biographies of key people for younger listeners. Following the success of Famous People, Volume I, Nicolas Soames presents another varied group of men and women who have changed the course of history. This is the second volume of popular histories of famous people Alexander the Great, Joan of Arc, Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, George Washington, Ludwig van Beethoven, Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie and Mahatma Ghandi.



Disc 1

  Alexander the Great (356-323 BC)
1.   Play with flash player Alexander, Bucephalus And The Macedonian Army 00:02:05
2.   Play with flash player Alexander's Early History 00:05:32
3.   Play with flash player Alexander Becomes King Of Macedonia In 336 BC 00:04:02
4.   Play with flash player Darius, The Persian King, And Alexander Finally Meet At The Battle Of Issus 00:03:18
5.   Play with flash player Alexander, King Of Asia 00:06:41
  Joan of Arc (1425-1431)
6.   Play with flash player Jeannette - A Poor French Peasent Girl 00:02:17
7.   Play with flash player Jeanette Starts Hearing Voices And Seeing Visions 00:04:03
8.   Play with flash player The Long Trip To Chinon To Meet The Dauphin Of France 00:02:29
9.   Play with flash player Joan - La Pucelle 00:04:29
10.   Play with flash player The Crowning Of The Dauphin At Rheims In 1429 00:01:22
11.   Play with flash player Captured By The Burgundians And Handed Over To The English 00:04:48
  Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
12.   Play with flash player The Painter Of The Mona Lisa 00:05:34
13.   Play with flash player Leonardo Was Born In Vinci, 1452 00:01:47
14.   Play with flash player In 1473, Admitted Into The Guild Of Painters In Florence 00:05:14
15.   Play with flash player Back In Florence - And Then On The Move Again 00:02:53
16.   Play with flash player Leonardo Meets The French King Francis I And Moves To France 00:02:42
  Isaac Newton (1642-1727)
17.   Play with flash player Centrifugal Force - And The Fall Of An Apple 00:03:30
18.   Play with flash player Newton Seemed An Ordinary Boy... 00:03:32
19.   Play with flash player The Laws Of Motion, Mathematics And The Study Of Light 00:02:26
20.   Play with flash player The Master Of The Mint 00:02:43
  George Washington (1732-1799)
21.   Play with flash player The Most Famous Man In American History 00:04:30
22.   Play with flash player Into An Ambush At Fort Duquesne 00:03:30


Disc 2

  George Washington (1732-1799)
1.   Play with flash player The Rebellion Against British Rule Begins 00:02:29
2.   Play with flash player Victories And Defeats - The War Of Independence 00:04:48
3.   Play with flash player The War Of Independence Is Won 00:03:53
  Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
4.   Play with flash player Symphony No. 5, The Most Famous Theme In Classical Music 00:01:56
5.   Play with flash player Beethoven Was Born In Bonn, Germay, 1770 00:03:30
6.   Play with flash player Beethoven Notices His Hearing Is Getting Weaker 00:02:17
7.   Play with flash player A New Beginning 00:04:56
8.   Play with flash player His Last Concert 00:04:54
  Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)
9.   Play with flash player Rabies! 00:05:42
10.   Play with flash player Louis Pasteur Was Born In 1822 00:01:04
11.   Play with flash player Pasteur's Study Of Microbes In Wine 00:04:01
12.   Play with flash player Pasteur Studies Silk Worms 00:03:36
13.   Play with flash player His Work Spreads - Lister And Antiseptic Methods 00:01:45
14.   Play with flash player The Study Of Infectious Diseases - Anthrax And Chicken Cholera 00:02:44
15.   Play with flash player Rabies Cured 00:02:28
  Marie Curie (1867-1934)
16.   Play with flash player An Important Woman Scientist 00:01:55
17.   Play with flash player Born Manya Sklodovska, In Poland In 1867 00:02:31
18.   Play with flash player Marie Sklodovska Arrives In Paris, 1891 00:01:59
19.   Play with flash player Marie Marries Pierre Curie - The Husband And Wife Team Begins 00:03:48
20.   Play with flash player In 1903, They Were Jointly Awarded The Nobel Prize For Physics 00:03:42
  Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948)
21.   Play with flash player A Small, Thin Man With A Spinning Wheel 00:01:22
22.   Play with flash player The 4 Castes - And The Untouchables 00:03:00
23.   Play with flash player The Young Lawer Moves To South Africa 00:02:42
24.   Play with flash player Gandhi Returns To India 00:03:07
25.   Play with flash player Strife Between Hindus And Muslims 00:04:08

Total Playing Time: 02:37:44






Author(s):
Soames, Nicolas

Reader(s):
Brattan, Laura; Hagon, Garrick; Philpott, Daniel

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Junior History

Catalogue No: NA219712

Barcode: 9789626341971

Release Date: 03/2000

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