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  1. Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You Sale

    Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (94)
    Save up to $235.00 Starting at $44.95 $299.95 $44.95$299.95
    Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You will give you insights into how your mind works and the tools you need to make lasting change. Taught by Professor Peter M. Vishton of William & Mary, these 24 practical lectures draw from a wealth of scientific evidence to take you inside your brain and show you why you behave the way you do—and what you can do to strengthen your creativity, improve your...
  2. The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature Sale

    The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature

    Marc C. Conner
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (120)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $49.95 $429.95 $49.95$429.95
    As Ireland shook off the shackles of British rule, it produced one of the greatest flourishings of literature in modern times—a spirited discourse that found the significance of the present intimately entwined with the legendary past. Discover the dazzling arts and bloody struggles of the Irish Renaissance and fight for independence, guided by great works from Yeats, Joyce, Lady Gregory, and others.
  3. The Age of Benjamin Franklin Sale

    The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    Robert J. Allison
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    The Age of Benjamin Franklin is a thorough—and sometimes surprising—course that presents a full portrait of a man defying easy definition. Over 24 insightful lectures, Professor Robert J. Allison of Suffolk University explores the many facets of Ben Franklin’s life and times. A pioneer in science, politics, diplomacy, and more, Franklin was truly one of the most extraordinary Americans ever to have lived.
  4. Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

    Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

    Lynne Ann Hartnett
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at $209.95 Starting at $209.95 $299.95 $209.95$299.95
    In a time when the eyes of the Western world are drawn to Russia and her role on the world stage, it’s amazing how little many of us really know about it. Blending history with cultural studies, the 24 lectures of Understanding Russia: A Cultural History bring you closer than ever to the Russian people through the poetry of Pushkin, the comfort of early folk tales, the faith of medieval iconography, the...
  5. The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained Sale

    The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Energy is the engine that fuels civilization. To comprehend the issues surrounding energy production, distribution, and consumption in the 21st century, you need to understand the science behind how energy works. And you need a reliable, unbiased source to give you the facts you need to form your own educated opinions. This course imparts essential information for any well-informed citizen of the world.
  6. Medical School for Everyone: Emergency Medicine Sale

    Medical School for Everyone: Emergency Medicine

    Roy Benaroch
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (68)
    Save up to $245.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    Experience the high-stakes drama, scientific detective work, and medical insights of life in an emergency department. As you shadow board-certified physician Dr. Benaroch in this thrilling introduction to emergency medicine, you’ll encounter patients coming in with a variety of symptoms and complaints—some of which are easily diagnosed and treated, and some of which are more life-threatening than they first...
  7. A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales Sale

    A Children's Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales

    Hannah B. Harvey
    4 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (22)
    Save up to $170.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    In The Children’s Guide to Folklore and Wonder Tales, Dr. Hannah Blevins Harvey unpacks more than 60 of our most beloved stories, fables, fairy tales, and songs from around the world. Not only does she provide you with a fascinating, in-depth view into the history, context, and deeper meaning of the tales we know and love, she also treats you to dynamic, theatrical, and engaging tellings of these cherished tales.
  8. Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Sale

    Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Leo Damrosch
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
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    In this chapter-by-chapter guide, Professor Leo Damrosch of Harvard University helps you navigate the Decline and Fall’s themes, structure, and lasting influence. Whether you’ve read the book before or never knew where to start, these 24 lectures are an authoritative study of a once-mighty empire—and the great book that became its classic eulogy and epitaph.
  9. Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy Sale

    Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy

    David Kyle Johnson
    4.3 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
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    In Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy David Kyle Johnson, of King’s College, takes you on a 24-lecture exploration of the final frontiers of philosophy across several decades of science fiction in film and television. See how science fiction allows us to consider immense, vital—and sometimes controversial—ideas with a rare combination of engagement and critical distance.
  10. International Economic Institutions: Globalism vs. Nationalism Sale

    International Economic Institutions: Globalism vs. Nationalism

    Ramon P. DeGennaro
    3.7 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Ramon P. DeGennaro of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, this course spotlights the dizzying array of international economic institutions, their backgrounds, goals, and the important roles they play in the economic life of the entire world. You explore their successes and failures, getting a panoramic picture of globalization in all its complexity.
  11. A New History of the American South

    A New History of the American South

    Edward L. Ayers
    4.3 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    To know the history of the American South is to come to terms with a historical drama of global consequence. In this course, you’ll relive the story of the South through essential episodes such as: the forging of the slave South, Southern prosperity and the cotton economy, the lives of the enslaved, the breakdown of the Union and the wartime South, emancipation and Reconstruction, and the making of the New South.
  12. The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy

    The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
    Starting at $209.95 Starting at $209.95 $299.95 $209.95$299.95
    Designed to shine a light on the American frontier, The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy reveals the grit and grandeur of an epic period in U.S. history. In 24 lectures, award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt uncovers new historical angles on everything from the last stand at the Alamo to the Oregon Trail to the creation of America’s first national parks.
  13. English in America: A Linguistic History Sale

    English in America: A Linguistic History

    Natalie Schilling
    3.6 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
    Save up to $205.00 Starting at $14.95 $229.95 $14.95$229.95
    Would you address a group of people as: “you guys,” “yinz,” “y’all,” or something else? Your answer can provide insight into who you are. American English has a colorful history, influenced by contact between many cultures. Dialect variations are widespread, reflecting and shaping changes in our society. The many American EnglishES represent who we have always been as a nation: e pluribus unum—out of...