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  1. Medieval World

    Medieval World

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.4 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (141)
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    What was it like to live during the Middle Ages? Find out with The Medieval World, which offers you a different perspective on this period: one that entrenches you in the experiences of everyday men and women. Medievalist and Professor Dorsey Armstrong draws on history, literature, the arts, technology, science, and more for this 36-lecture tour that will expand your understanding of both the Middle Ages and...
  2. The Catholic Church: A History

    The Catholic Church: A History

    William R. Cook
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    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...
  3. String Quartets of Beethoven Sale

    String Quartets of Beethoven

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
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    In The String Quartets of Beethoven, award-winning composer and celebrated Great Courses Professor Robert Greenberg guides you through the power and beauty of the maestro's 16 quartets for two violins, viola, and cello. This captivating new course is a rare opportunity for you to grasp the musical riches and spiritual greatness of the quartets in a clear and accessible way. In twenty-four 45-minute lectures,...
  4. Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet Sale

    Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet

    Eric G. Strauss
    3.6 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
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    Explore the rich interconnections that make up the great and fascinating web of life on our amazing planet with Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet. In these compelling 36 lectures, Professor Eric G. Strauss introduces you to the study of ecology and the remarkable forces that shape and affect the world's habitats. As you delve into the biosphere's intricate network of...
  5. Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life

    Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life

    Francis J. Ambrosio
    3.1 out of 5
    46% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
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    What is the meaning of life? Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life charts how this provocative question has been pursued through the ages by both religion and the Western philosophical tradition. Award-winning Professor Francis J. Ambrosio delivers a clear and usable framework for understanding the history of the human path to meaning. His main approach to this engaging topic is through a focus on two...
  6. Rise and Fall of the British Empire

    Rise and Fall of the British Empire

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
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    Explore the extensive and robust history of the largest empire in the world with The Rise and Fall of the British Empire. Award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt of Emory University leads you through four centuries of British power, innovation, influence, and ultimately, diminishment—four profound centuries that literally remade the world and bequeathed the complex global legacy that continues to shape your...
  7. Discrete Mathematics

    Discrete Mathematics

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
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    Discrete mathematics achieves fascinating results using relatively simple means, such as counting. Explore this modern mathematical realm in Discrete Mathematics, 24 mind-expanding lectures delivered by popular Teaching Company Professor Arthur T. Benjamin. Covering combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory, this intriguing course is an ideal point of entry for you to start thinking more mathematically. While...
  8. Exploring the Roots of Religion

    Exploring the Roots of Religion

    John R. Hale
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
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    Experience the thrill of discovery and learn the sacred secrets behind Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, the Acropolis, and other mysterious ancient locales. In the 36 riveting lectures of Exploring the Roots of Religion, practicing archaeologist and award-winning Professor John R. Hale shows you how sacred buildings, complexes, tomb structures, artwork, and more have provided us with unparalleled knowledge about early...
  9. War and World History Sale

    War and World History

    Jonathan P. Roth
    3.6 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
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    Take a highly provocative look at history with War and World History. In these 48 intriguing lectures, celebrated military historian and Professor Jonathan P. Roth offers you fresh insights into human society through a penetrating look at the effects of war. Far from a traditional approach to military events, this panoramic course is the story of the intimate interconnections of war with human cultures and societies...
  10. Art of Reading

    Art of Reading

    Timothy Spurgin
    4.4 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
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    Learn how to make your future reading experiences more enriching and enjoyable with these 24 insightful lectures. Designed to maximize your effectiveness as an artful reader, The Art of Reading brings together concepts, tools, and techniques rarely found together in a single package. Teaching with an engaging and conversational style, award-winning Professor Timothy Spurgin shows you how to approach even the most...
  11. Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World"

    Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World"

    Judith V. Grabiner
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
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    Throughout history, mathematics has consistently helped determine the course of Western philosophical thought. Views about human nature, religion, truth, space, time, and more have been shaped by the ideas and practices of this vital scientific field. Award-winning Professor Judith V. Grabiner shows you how mathematics has shaped human thought in profound and exciting ways with Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real...
  12. Ancient Empires before Alexander Sale

    Ancient Empires before Alexander

    Robert L. Dise Jr.
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
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    Ancient Empires before Alexander is your opportunity to finally complete your knowledge of the ancient world with a comprehensive look at history's first empires: Akkad, Assyria, Babylon, Hatti, Carthage, and more. Professor Robert L. Dise Jr. examines these fascinating kingdoms as they endure the struggles, successes, and failures of establishing an empire. In 36 fascinating lectures, follow these thrilling realms...
  13. Understanding Complexity

    Understanding Complexity

    Scott E. Page
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Discover and grasp the fundamentals and applications of the amazing field of complexity science with Understanding Complexity. Professor Scott E. Page—one of the field's most highly regarded teachers and researchers—shows you how complexity science helps us understand the nature and behavior of financial markets, corporations, native cultures, governments, and other systems that play important roles in...
  14. The Conservative Tradition

    The Conservative Tradition

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.6 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (82)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    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...
  15. Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London

    Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London

    Catherine B. Scallen
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
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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...
  16. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America

    Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America

    Peter Conn
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
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    There's much more to our nation's best-selling books than the enormous sales figures they rake in. They also provide us with unique ways to appreciate and understand American culture. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America is a pointed 24-lecture tour of key best-selling works in the history of U.S. literature and what they reveal about the cultural climate of our nation at particular points in...
  17. Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Ian Worthington
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Ancient Greek civilization tells a complex and intriguing story about the growth of the pivotal institutions that laid the groundwork for Western civilization. The Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World immerses you in this exciting crucible of innovation with 48 lectures that focus on Greek democracy, law, and empire, as well as the people who molded them. Taught by award-winning Professor Ian Worthington, this...
  18. The Art of Critical Decision Making

    The Art of Critical Decision Making

    Michael A. Roberto
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (102)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Making a good decision is a skill—one that can be learned, honed, and perfected. Now, approach the important decisions in your life with a more seasoned, educated eye. The Art of Critical Decision Making explores how individuals, groups, and organizations make effective choices. These 24 fascinating lectures also provide you with the skills and techniques you need to enhance the effectiveness of your own...
  19. Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World

    Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.2 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (109)
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    Quantum mechanics gives us a picture of the world so radically counterintuitive that it has changed our perspective on reality itself. In Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World, award-winning Professor Benjamin Schumacher gives you the logical tools to grasp the paradoxes and astonishing insights of this field. Designed specifically for nonscientists, these 24 lectures reveal breathtaking...
  20. Biblical Wisdom Literature

    Biblical Wisdom Literature

    Joseph Koterski, S.J.
    4.1 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
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    In the history of wisdom literature, no tradition matches the solace and profundity found in the teachings of the Bible. In Biblical Wisdom Literature, award-winning professor Father Joseph Koterski takes you deep inside the enlightening spiritual teachings that have inspired the world. In 36 thought-provoking lectures, explore books and works such as the book of Proverbs, the book of Job, and the Song of Songs in...