Centuries of Change

  • by Ian Mortimer
  • Narrated by Ian Mortimer, Mike Grady
  • 16 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In a contest of change, which century from the past millennium would come up trumps? Imagine the Black Death took on the female vote in a pub brawl, or the Industrial Revolution faced the Internet in a medieval joust - whose side would you be on?
In this hugely entertaining book, celebrated historian Ian Mortimer takes us on a whirlwind tour of Western history, pitting one century against another in his quest to measure change.

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What the Critics Say

"His curiosity is boundless and his profound scholarship is leavened by a sense of fun." (Daily Express)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

very interesting look at the last 1000 years.

non fiction. good narrator. author speaks in last few interesting chapters about the future.
well worth a listen and isn't too facts and figures.
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- Mr

Thought provoking

Would you listen to Centuries of Change again? Why?

It would be easy to listen to this more than once, there are so many concepts to thnk about and analyse.


What did you like best about this story?

A mental challenge


Which character – as performed by Ian Mortimer and Mike Grady – was your favourite?

Each century's nomination for basis of change as interesting as the last


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No - too much to think about


Any additional comments?

I did listen to a century more than once

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- Ms

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-03-2015
  • Publisher: Whole Story AudioBooks