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The Resource Books that have made history : books that can change your life, Professor J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)

Books that have made history : books that can change your life, Professor J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)

Label
Books that have made history : books that can change your life
Title
Books that have made history
Title remainder
books that can change your life
Statement of responsibility
Professor J. Rufus Fears
Title variation
Books that can change your life
Creator
Contributor
Author
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Fears presents his choices from some of the most essential writings in history, ranging in time from the 3rd millennium B.C. to the 20th century, and in locale from Mesopotamia and China to Europe and America. He focuses on intellectual history and ethics, taking underlying ideas of each great work and revealing how these ideas can be put to use in a moral and ethical life
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • bibliography
  • instructional materials
Cataloging source
DAD
Dewey number
011.73
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor J. Rufus Fears, University of Oklahoma
Series statement
Great courses
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Books that have made history : books that can change your life, Professor J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 36 lectures
  • Title from container
  • Course no. 4600
  • Bonus disc contains course workbook in PDF format
Accompanying material
1 PDF disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • audio disc
  • computer disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
  • cd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Bonhoeffer, letters and papers from prison -- Homer, Iliad -- Marcus Aurelius, meditations -- Bhagavad Gita -- Book of Exodus -- Gospel of Mark -- Koran -- Gilgamesh -- Beowulf -- Book of Job -- Aeschylus, Oresteia -- Euripdes, Bacchae -- Plato, Phaedo -- Dante, The divine comedy -- Shakespeare, Othello, the Moor of Venice -- Aeschylus, Prometheus bound -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago -- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar -- George Orwell, 1984 -- Vergil, Aeneid -- Pericles, Oration: Lincoln, Gettysburg Address -- Remarque, All Quiet on the western front -- Confucius, The Analects -- Machiavelli, The Prince -- Plato, Republic -- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty -- Sir Thomas Malory, Morte d'Arthur -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, part 1 -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, part 2 -- Henry David Thoreau, Walden -- Gibbon, Decline and fall of the Roman empire -- Lord Acton, The history of freedom -- Cicero, On moral duties (De officiis) -- Gandhi, an autobiography -- Churchill, my early life; painting as a pastime; WWII -- Lessons from the great books
Control code
ocn914301380
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Course workbook in PDF format edition.
Extent
18 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490678580
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • GC0657
  • 4600
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)914301380
System details
PDF requires Adobe Reader or PDF reader
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Books that have made history : books that can change your life, Professor J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 36 lectures
  • Title from container
  • Course no. 4600
  • Bonus disc contains course workbook in PDF format
Accompanying material
1 PDF disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • audio disc
  • computer disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
  • cd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Bonhoeffer, letters and papers from prison -- Homer, Iliad -- Marcus Aurelius, meditations -- Bhagavad Gita -- Book of Exodus -- Gospel of Mark -- Koran -- Gilgamesh -- Beowulf -- Book of Job -- Aeschylus, Oresteia -- Euripdes, Bacchae -- Plato, Phaedo -- Dante, The divine comedy -- Shakespeare, Othello, the Moor of Venice -- Aeschylus, Prometheus bound -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago -- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar -- George Orwell, 1984 -- Vergil, Aeneid -- Pericles, Oration: Lincoln, Gettysburg Address -- Remarque, All Quiet on the western front -- Confucius, The Analects -- Machiavelli, The Prince -- Plato, Republic -- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty -- Sir Thomas Malory, Morte d'Arthur -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, part 1 -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, part 2 -- Henry David Thoreau, Walden -- Gibbon, Decline and fall of the Roman empire -- Lord Acton, The history of freedom -- Cicero, On moral duties (De officiis) -- Gandhi, an autobiography -- Churchill, my early life; painting as a pastime; WWII -- Lessons from the great books
Control code
ocn914301380
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Course workbook in PDF format edition.
Extent
18 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490678580
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • GC0657
  • 4600
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)914301380
System details
PDF requires Adobe Reader or PDF reader
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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