Bob Souer narrates this academic study of the writing of history and its subsequent and inevitable revisions. Beginning with Herodotus and Thucydides, Eusebius and other church fathers, the work progresses rapidly through the late eighteenth century and on to the early 21st, focusing mostly on historians of the French Revolution and the American Civil War. Souer maintains a continuous recitation of names, dates, and in-depth discussions of historical works with few pauses for listeners to cogitate over concepts and theories. Souer rarely shifts tone or pace when reading quotations, making listeners uncertain when they end. Those familiar with historiography will find this work an excellent review. For others, Souer's nonstop reading may be daunting. M.B.K. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2021]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2021
CD ISBN 9781705297568 $39.99 Nine CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781705297575 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781705297544 $19.99
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2021
DD ISBN 9781705297551 $49.95
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