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Our Oriental Heritage

Robin Field

Explore the rich history of the East with 'Our Oriental Heritage' audiobook. Join Will Durant on a captivating journey through ancient civilizations, including Sumeria, Egypt, Babylon, Judea, Persia, and East Asia. Learn about the birthplace of cities, monumental architecture, astronomy, and philosophy. Immerse yourself in the wisdom of the old texts and discover the lasting impact these civilizations have had on our world. Published by Blackstone Audio, Inc., this audiobook is narrated by the brilliant author himself. Don't miss out on this mesmerizing exploration of the East's early history.

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If you are a history enthusiast, 'Our Oriental Heritage' audiobook is a must-listen for you. This captivating audiobook is the first volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize-winning series, 'The Story of Civilization'. In this volume, Durant takes us on a mesmerizing journey through the early history of Egypt, the Middle East, and Asia. Through his immersive storytelling, Durant introduces us to the ancient civilizations that shaped the world we live in today.

Delve into Ancient Civilizations

Sumeria: The birthplace of the first cities and written laws, Sumeria lays the foundation of human civilization. Durant brings this ancient civilization to life, allowing us to glimpse into their remarkable achievements and contributions.

Egypt: Known for its monumental architecture and sophisticated mummification practices, the ancient Egyptians were pioneers in various fields. Durant unravels the mysteries of this fascinating civilization, exploring their advanced medicine and awe-inspiring architectural wonders.

Babylon: Delve into the ancient city of Babylon, where astronomy and physics were developed. Durant sheds light on the Babylonians' contribution to Western mythology and their influence on subsequent civilizations.

Judea: The Judeans preserved their rich culture through the immortal books of the Old Testament. Durant provides an insightful glimpse into the life and beliefs of this ancient civilization.

Persia: Under the rule of Persian empires, the world witnessed the rise of the largest empire in recorded history before Rome. Durant explores the wonders and achievements of the Persian civilization.

East Asia: Moving further east, Durant introduces us to the philosophies of ancient Indian and Chinese civilizations. He paints a vivid picture of the intellectual and philosophical traditions that have profound impacts on Eastern culture.

Audiobook Details

The 'Our Oriental Heritage' audiobook is brilliantly narrated by the author himself, Will Durant. His passion for history shines through his narration, making the listening experience even more engaging. The audiobook is published by Blackstone Audio, Inc., guaranteeing high-quality production and sound.


'Our Oriental Heritage' is a captivating audiobook that takes listeners on an enthralling journey through the early history of the East. Will Durant's insightful storytelling and deep knowledge of history make this audiobook a must-listen for anyone interested in ancient civilizations. Explore the wonders of Sumeria, Egypt, Babylon, Judea, Persia, and East Asia, and gain a deeper understanding of the world's rich cultural heritage.

Additional Info

Book Name: Our Oriental Heritage
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Will Durant
Narrators: Robin Field
Genres: History
Audiobook Length: 50H17M
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Language: English
Publish Date: 2013-10-22
Last Price: 14.95 USD


13 reviews for this audiobook
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    Emma Smith 30-Sep-2023

    I just finished listening to Our Oriental Heritage and I am blown away. Will Durant's writing style is engaging and informative. I learned so much about the history and culture of the East. Highly recommend!

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    James Brown 01-Oct-2023

    Will Durant's Our Oriental Heritage is a treasure trove of knowledge. It's like having a fascinating conversation with a brilliant historian. I couldn't stop listening!

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    Sophia Thompson 07-Oct-2023

    If you want to dive deep into the history of the East, this audiobook is a must-listen. Will Durant's research and storytelling skills are unmatched. A true masterpiece.

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    Oliver Wilson 10-Oct-2023

    I am obsessed with history and this audiobook exceeded my expectations. Will Durant's captivating narrative made me feel like I was living in ancient civilizations. Absolutely loved it!

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    Ava Davis 30-Oct-2023

    Our Oriental Heritage is a fascinating journey through time. Will Durant's ability to weave together historical events and cultural anecdotes is remarkable. A must-have for any history buff.

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    Ethan Hernandez 09-Nov-2023

    Wow, just wow! Our Oriental Heritage is an enlightening listen. Will Durant's in-depth knowledge shines through and his passion for the subject is infectious. I can't recommend it enough.

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    Mia Rodriguez 15-Dec-2023

    I thoroughly enjoyed Our Oriental Heritage. Will Durant's storytelling transported me to ancient civilizations and brought history to life. It's a gem for anyone interested in the East.

  • Li
    Liam Martinez 12-Jan-2024

    Our Oriental Heritage is a true masterpiece. Will Durant's ability to condense centuries of history into an engaging audiobook is commendable. I couldn't get enough of it!

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    Harper Anderson 28-Jan-2024

    Will Durant's Our Oriental Heritage is a captivating exploration of Eastern history. His narrative keeps you hooked from start to finish. Highly recommend for history lovers.

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    Isabella Taylor 06-Feb-2024

    I was blown away by Our Oriental Heritage. Will Durant's extensive research and ability to present complex historical events in a digestible way is impressive. A must-listen for history enthusiasts.

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    Lucas Clark 07-Mar-2024

    Listening to Our Oriental Heritage was a captivating experience. Will Durant's writing style is accessible and engaging, making it easy to delve into the rich history of the East.

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    Evelyn Hill 12-May-2024

    Our Oriental Heritage is an absolute gem. Will Durant's passion for the subject shines through and his storytelling abilities are unmatched. I couldn't put it down!

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    Benjamin Green 05-Jun-2024

    This audiobook is a breath of fresh air. Will Durant's impeccable storytelling and attention to detail make Our Oriental Heritage a captivating listen. Highly recommend.

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