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  1. Privacy, Property, and Free Speech: Law and the Constitution Sale

    Privacy, Property, and Free Speech: Law and the Constitution

    Jeffrey Rosen
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The proliferation of intrusive new technologies is putting many of our presumed freedoms in legal limbo. Today, it’s easy to think that we have far more privacy and other personal rights than we in fact do. Only by educating ourselves about the current state of the law and the risks posed by our own inventions can we develop an informed opinion about where to draw hard lines, how to promote changes in the system,...
  2. The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation

    The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Christianity is the largest and most global religious tradition in history. For nearly 2,000 years, the Christian faith has remained at or near the center of Western moral debate and conceptions of human identity, just action, and ultimate meaning. It has both shaped history and responded to history, showing an extraordinary adaptability within greatly differing cultures. Its practice and influence appears in every...
  3. Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers

    Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers

    Andrew R. Wilson
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Military strategy matters. Civilizations with the greatest strategists-often coupled with the greatest resources-have had a powerful edge over competing civilizations. From Napoleon's revolutionary campaigns to the way insurgency, terrorism, and nuclear weaponry have defined the nature of warfare in the 21st century, the results of military strategy have changed the course of history. Masters of War: History's...
  4. The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World Sale

    The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    Robert Garland
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Take this chance to get beyond the abstract dates and figures, kings and queens, and battles and wars that make up so many historical accounts in The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World. In 48 richly detailed lectures, Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University covers the breadth and depth of human history from the perspective of the so-called ordinary people, from its earliest...
  5. The Skeptic's Guide to American History

    The Skeptic's Guide to American History

    Mark A. Stoler
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Sorting through misconceptions, myths, and half-truths about America’s past is a chance to revisit some of the country’s greatest episodes, figures, and themes from a fresh perspective and an opportunity to hone the way you think about and interpret the past, the present, and even the future. The Skeptic’s Guide to American History examines many commonly held myths and half-truths about American history and...
  6. Strategic Thinking Skills

    Strategic Thinking Skills

    Stanley K. Ridgley
    4.3 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Strategic thinking is a powerful and invaluable skill, one that leads to greater chances of success in whatever professional and personal projects you're involved in. It involves setting goals, developing long-range plans, anticipating the unexpected, analyzing your environment, and even cooperating with your competitors. With Strategic Thinking Skills, you'll get a simple and comprehensive guide to the skills,...
  7. The Persian Empire Sale

    The Persian Empire

    John W. Lee
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    What do we really know about the ancient Persians? Explore the secrets of one of the greatest empires in the ancient world from a fresh perspective: its own. Over the span of 24 lectures, Professor John W. I. Lee examines Persian sources to reveal what we known about this grand civilization. Tapping into the latest scholarship, The Persian Empire is sure to fill in some critical gaps in your understanding and...
  8. Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, from Athens to Istanbul Sale

    Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, from Athens to Istanbul

    John R. Hale
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Join Professor John R. Hale as he guides you through the fabulous civilizations of the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottomans, and to the natural wonders surrounding them. The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, from Athens to Istanbul is a journey unlike any other, giving you the chance to experience important sites—such as the Acropolis of Athens, Ephesus, and Sardis—through the eyes of a scholar whose...
  9. Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity

    Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Experience the engineering genius that makes works such as the Giza pyramids, Brunelleschi's dome, and the Brooklyn Bridge possible with Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity. Delivered by award-winning Professor Stephen Ressler, these 24 lectures take you on a richly illustrated tour that deftly blends history and science to create an unforgettable survey...
  10. Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest Sale

    Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Explore the remarkable story of a tumultuous thousand-year period in British history. Delivered by award-winning Professor Jennifer Paxton, The Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest is a tour de force that shows how—in the midst of war and the struggle to balance royal power with the rights of the governed—medieval Britain laid the foundation for much of what we know today....
  11. Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History

    Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History

    John R. Hale
    4.1 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Improve and enhance your public-speaking skills with time-tested techniques and strategies used by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., and other great orators in The Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History. Delivered by frequent lecturer and distinguished historian Professor John R. Hale, these 12 engaging and accessible lectures offer you helpful insights into preparing for public...
  12. Holy Land Revealed Sale

    Holy Land Revealed

    Jodi Magness
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Comb through the rubble of an ancient citadel in the City of David, the contents of rock-cut tombs in the Kidron Valley, correspondence from caves in the Judaean desert, and other remains from one of the most important regions in the history of civilization. Delivered by archaeologist and award-winning Professor Jodi Magness, The Holy Land Revealed helps you relive and encounter life in the ancient Holy Land through...
  13. The Cathedral Sale

    The Cathedral

    William R. Cook
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (144)
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    Tour the world's most captivating cathedrals from the comfort of your own home with these 24 lavishly illustrated lectures by Professor William R. Cook. An exciting, immersive, and multidimensional learning experience, The Cathedral brings you closer to cathedrals like Notre Dame in Paris and those in Amiens, Chartres, and Canterbury than any on-site tour could hope to do. With high-definition 3-D modeling and...
  14. Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City

    Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In the 24 enthralling lectures of Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City, eminent classicist and Professor Steven L. Tuck resurrects the long-lost lives of aristocrats, merchants, slaves, and other individuals from this imperial Roman city—made famous for its demise after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. The result is an unprecedented view of life as it was lived in this ancient culture and an...
  15. Myth in Human History

    Myth in Human History

    Grant L. Voth
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover the truths hidden within the world's most enduring myths in the entertaining and illuminating Myth in Human History. Delivered by engaging storyteller and award-winning Professor Grant L. Voth, these 36 lectures are a comprehensive survey of great myths and the diverse cultures behind them. Taking you from the islands of ancient Greece and Japan to the plains of North America and Africa to the shores of New...
  16. Why Economies Rise or Fall Sale

    Why Economies Rise or Fall

    Peter Rodriguez
    3.4 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Sharpen your understanding of modern economics with Why Economies Rise or Fall. In these 24 lectures, Professor Peter Rodriguez guides you through a stimulating examination of what economists know about the elusive search for economic prosperity. You'll explore how countries as widely different as the United States and Vietnam have grown their economies, how China and India were able to recover from economic...
  17. The Catholic Church: A History Sale

    The Catholic Church: A History

    William R. Cook
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Explore the vast and fascinating history of one of the most influential institutions in the world with The Catholic Church: A History. In 36 informative and engaging lectures, follow the development of this powerful religious force throughout the centuries and witness its ability to move armies, inspire saints, and shape the lives and spirits of its more than 1 billion members. With noted historian and Professor...
  18. The Conservative Tradition Sale

    The Conservative Tradition

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.6 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover just how pivotal a role Conservatism has played in defining our political tradition and shaping the modern West with The Conservative Tradition. Award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt guides you on a detailed exploration of Conservatism's lineage, principles, key figures, and impact on history. No matter where you place yourself on the ideological spectrum, these 36 lectures will undoubtedly cause you to...
  19. Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London Sale

    Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London

    Catherine B. Scallen
    4.1 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Of all the world's great art museums, the National Gallery, London, is the only place where you can truly grasp the breathtaking scope of European painting from the late medieval period through the 19th century. Take a virtual tour of this world-class collection in Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. In 24 fascinating lectures, noted art scholar Professor Catherine B. Scallen provides a memorable...
  20. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
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    London's impact on Western civilization is nothing short of profound, and its greatness continues to this day. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World reveals everything you need to know about the riveting history behind this magnificent metropolis. Discover this amazing city as it was lived and felt during various stages in its history, from the city's founding as a Roman outpost to its...