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  1. History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts Sale

    History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    Robert Bucholz
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
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    Explore the Tudor-Stuart era: a captivating examination of the 229-year period from 1485–1714 during which England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into what has been called the first modern society. In making that transformation, England became the wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth. Award-winning Professor Robert Bucholz of Loyola University of Chicago presents a sweeping, 48-lecture course...
  2. Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos Sale

    Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos

    Steven Pollock
    4.7 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (127)
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    In Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos, Professor Steven Pollock translates the language of the remarkable science that, in only 100 years, has unlocked the secrets of the basic forces of nature. You will become familiar with the fundamental particles that make up all matter, from the tiniest microbe to the sun and stars. You will also learn the "rules of the game"—the forces the...
  3. History of Russia: From Peter the Great to Gorbachev Sale

    History of Russia: From Peter the Great to Gorbachev

    Mark Steinberg
    4 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (94)
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    Grasp what Russian life was like as Professor Steinberg analyzes ideas of power not only from the viewpoint of its rulers, but also from that of the ruled; the theme of happiness and its pursuit that resonates throughout Russian history, and ideas of morality and ethics as wielded by both the Russian state and its critics.
  4. Philosophy of Religion

    Philosophy of Religion

    James Hall
    3.7 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Professor James Hall invites you on a 36-lecture, intellectual journey to explore the questions of divine existence which humankind has debated for centuries. You will find the tools of logic and argument the professor applies in this course offer benefits you can take far beyond the issue of God's existence or the broader subject of religion. Enjoy wrapping your mind around questions for which every potential...
  5. Operas of Mozart

    Operas of Mozart

    Robert Greenberg
    4.5 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Mozart pushed the genre of opera to the point of comprehensive reinvention in his brief life, continually excelling in its composition and continually delighting audiences. Perhaps no composer has ever loved opera with more passion. Teaching Company favorite Professor Robert Greenberg examines Mozart's life, influences, and major operas. The scandalous Cosi fan tutte, crystalline Magic Flute, majestic Don Giovanni...
  6. Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective

    Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective

    Barbara J. King
    3.7 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (100)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Biological anthropology is far more than studying old bones. The history of humanity and its future as provided by Professor Barbara J. King considers evolution as a vital, active force. Join this noted scholar, teacher, and researcher as she explores more than a century of scientific scholarship to examine human history from this evolutionary perspective.
  7. Great Figures of the New Testament

    Great Figures of the New Testament

    Amy-Jill Levine
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Improve your biblical literacy and re-encounter the New Testament as a great repository of literary genius. This is the promise of Professor Amy-Jill Levine's vivid portraits of the cast of characters in the New Testament. Perhaps the best part of this compelling lecture series on the New Testament's most colorful characters is that you will gain a feeling for why these individuals remain dynamic, summoning...
  8. Theories of Human Development

    Theories of Human Development

    Malcolm W. Watson
    4.6 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    Almost from the moment of birth, we are faced with the need to reorganize our ways of thinking as life's challenges arise. What happens to us in childhood plays a key role in who we are and how our relationships unfold as adults. Professor Malcolm W. Watson introduces you to six theories that have had the greatest influence on the study of human development.
  9. Foundations of Western Civilization

    Foundations of Western Civilization

    Thomas F. X. Noble
    4.4 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (224)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    You can discover the essential nature, evolution, and perceptions of Western civilization from its humble beginnings in the great river valleys of Iraq and Egypt to the dawn of the modern world. This broad, sweeping series helps you cover an enormous amount of historical material as you see how Western civilization evolved. Concentrating on the period 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, Professor Thomas F. X. Noble unfolds for...
  10. Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century Sale

    Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century

    David B. Ruderman
    4.5 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
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    God. Torah. Israel. These three concepts have been the focus of Jewish thought throughout history. The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with increasingly difficult challenges. Through these lectures you will observe the time-honored intellectual tradition through which Judaism analyzes, rethinks, and reformulates itself.
  11. Terror of History: Mystics, Heretics, and Witches in the Western Tradition Sale

    Terror of History: Mystics, Heretics, and Witches in the Western Tradition

    Teofilo F. Ruiz
    4 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (94)
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    Western civilization, so closely associated with reason and science, has also been characterized by widespread belief in the supernatural and the irrational. Why? The answers lie in this intriguing course-a study of mysticism, heresy, apocalyptic movements, and the witch craze in Europe between 1000 and 1700.
  12. Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy

    Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy

    Edward J. Larson
    4.2 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (91)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    What makes evolution such a profoundly provocative concept, so convincing to most scientists, yet so socially and politically divisive? The Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy is an examination of the varied elements that so often make this science the object of strong sentiments and heated debate. Professor Edward J. Larson leads you through the "evolution" of evolution, with an eye toward enhancing your...
  13. Victorian Britain Sale

    Victorian Britain

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
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    Discover the facts and foibles of the paradoxical Britons under the reign of Queen Victoria, as Britain became the world’s pioneer in industrialization that transformed social classes and created both immense wealth and squalor. This colonial empire, based on technical superiority and widespread belief in Anglo-Saxon racial supremacy, made Britain the most powerful nation in the world and left behind an indelible...
  14. Natural Law and Human Nature

    Natural Law and Human Nature

    Joseph Koterski, S.J.
    3.7 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What do we mean by inalienable human rights? Is legislation the basis for those rights? These lectures explore the concept of human nature and how it is the basis for natural law and natural rights philosophy. Consider the arguments for natural law, the objections that have been raised against it, and the ways in which it remains a vital and even pervasive force in political, moral, and social life today.
  15. From Monet to Van Gogh: A History of Impressionism

    From Monet to Van Gogh: A History of Impressionism

    Richard Brettell
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    With Professor Richard Brettell as your expert curator and guide, this course creates a vivid "virtual" museum through which to appreciate the genius and enduring accomplishments of the men and women who, in a few short decades, forever changed the art of painting. Enjoy the style, subject, and function of Impressionist painting by artists such as Monet, Renoir, Cassatt, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Van Gogh....
  16. Early Christianity: The Experience of the Divine

    Early Christianity: The Experience of the Divine

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.1 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What accounts for Christianity’s continuing success in what some would characterize as a "post-Christian" world? By looking at Christianity’s early history, Professor Luke Timothy Johnson sheds light on the religion’s enduring source of inspiration.
  17. Joy of Science Sale

    Joy of Science

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.6 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
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    This course provides a clear and bracing overview of the entire scientific world from the laws of motion first formulated 300 years ago by Sir Isaac Newton to the latest marvels of contemporary genetic research. These lucid, information-packed lectures convey the excitement of scientific discovery and trace the connections between discoveries over time. Veteran science educator Professor Robert Hazen renders the...
  18. History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition

    History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition

    Thomas Childers
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (242)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    This course, graphic at times, helps you solve the puzzle of Hitler's rise to power in a highly-educated, industrially developed country. Professor Childers meticulously investigates the roots of Nazi support, bringing you back to the disastrous Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I and taking you through the horrifying details of Hitler's ideology and the holocaust.
  19. Churchill

    Churchill

    J. Rufus Fears
    4.3 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (212)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Who exactly was Winston Churchill? How did he rally the British during World War II? And what legacy did he leave for Western civilization? In Churchill, get the answers to these and other powerful questions as you follow the life of this iconic politician. View Churchill as a resourceful soldier, military strategist, gifted orator, doting father, devoted public servant, and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature....
  20. Buddhism Sale

    Buddhism

    Malcolm David Eckel
    3.9 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    In its 2,500-year history, Buddhism has expanded from a tiny religious community in northern India into a movement that now spans the globe. Buddhism is your opportunity to trace the history, principles, and evolution of a theology that is both familiar and foreign. In 24 revealing lectures, you survey the faith from its origins in the 6th century B.C.E. to its present status as a major world religion. Award-winning...