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  1. Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age Sale

    Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age

    Thomas Childers
    4.7 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
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    Do you want to improve your understanding of where we are today, how we got here, why the 20th century unfolded as it did, and even what the next millennium might hold? This perceptive, richly documented course covers the history and global impact of Europe since the French Revolution.
  2. Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries Sale

    Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries

    Alan Charles Kors
    4.5 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (134)
    Save up to $265.00 Starting at $17.95 $299.95 $17.95$299.95
    Between 1600 and 1800, Europe was seized by an intellectual revolution that challenged previous ways of understanding and sparked radical changes in thought and life. Learn about the age of Newton, Descartes, Pascal, Locke, Rousseau, and more from one of world’s leading intellectual historians.
  3. World War II: A Military and Social History Sale

    World War II: A Military and Social History

    Thomas Childers
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (162)
    Save up to $349.95 Starting at $60.00 $429.95 $60.00$429.95
    This course examines one of the greatest conflicts in human history, World War II. Between 1937 and 1945, 55 million people perished. It was a series of interrelated conflicts; no continent was left untouched, no ocean or sea unaffected. World War II taught lessons that none of us can ever study enough. Professor Thomas Childers uses the dual perspective of military and social history to explain both the epic course...
  4. Classics of American Literature Sale

    Classics of American Literature

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.5 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
    Save up to $720.00 Starting at $74.95 $869.95 $74.95$869.95
    Classic stories and poems of American literature are found in the pages of Franklin, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, Dickinson, Twain, Whitman, Faulkner, and many others. When was the last time you read them? Possibly not as recently as you'd like. Why? Not because you wouldn't love it. But perhaps the demands of your daily life or some other reason have prevented this pleasure. Now, here is the opportunity...
  5. How to Listen to and Understand Opera Sale

    How to Listen to and Understand Opera

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
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    For more than 400 years, opera has been one of the most popular performing arts. Professor Robert Greenberg can show you how you can learn to understand, appreciate—even to love—opera in just 32 lectures. With the knowledge of opera from this course, you will understand how opera is a unique marriage of words and music in which the whole is far greater than its parts. You will learn the reasons for...
  6. Great Ideas of Psychology Sale

    Great Ideas of Psychology

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.1 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    This introduction to psychology stands out because it brilliantly analyzes the larger intellectual context in which the discipline has grown up. From Plato and Aristotle to Freud and Jung, you follow the fascinating debates that occur and recur as one school of thought after another seeks answers to the continuing mysteries of the mind.
  7. High School Level-Early American History: Native Americans through the Forty-Niners Sale

    High School Level-Early American History: Native Americans through the Forty-Niners

    Linwood Thompson
    4.4 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
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    Professor Linwood Thompson offers a fast-paced course loaded with insights and information, and all specially designed for high school age students who think that history is just "a bunch of names and dates." Watch and see for yourself why young people discover in Thompson's courses a path to learning as a lifetime habit.
  8. Symphonies of Beethoven

    Symphonies of Beethoven

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
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    Almost since their creation, Ludwig van Beethoven's nine symphonies-each one pathbreaking and stunning-have formed the cornerstone of orchestral literature. Viewed from the unique vantage point that Professor Robert Greenberg offers, "The Nine" bear witness to Beethoven's artistic brilliance as well as the profound and continuing influence of his achievements.
  9. Power over People: Classical and Modern Political Theory Sale

    Power over People: Classical and Modern Political Theory

    Dennis Dalton
    4.4 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
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    This course contrasts two conflicting views that have long shaped political theory and practice—idealism and realism. The debate between them starts with the origins of philosophy in ancient India and Greece, and can be traced right through to the 20th century’s most extreme examples of idealism and realism, Gandhi and Hitler.
  10. Bach and the High Baroque Sale

    Bach and the High Baroque

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
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    The music of Johann Sebastian Bach fuses emotional power, religious devotion, technical virtuosity, diverse national styles, and sheer genius in ways that are unforgettable, delightful, and moving. Professor Robert Greenberg explains all this and more with compelling insight, deep human sympathy, and puckish wit. Join him, and learn to hear Bach with more pleasure and understanding than ever before.
  11. High School Level-World History: The Fertile Crescent to The American Revolution Sale

    High School Level-World History: The Fertile Crescent to The American Revolution

    Linwood Thompson
    4 out of 5
    59% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
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    Professor Linwood Thompson teaches history by using costumes, research, and acting skills to portray representative characters from eras of history ranging from 3500 B.C. to the 1780s. He sees to it that students enjoy themselves naturally while learning world history thoroughly-a winning combination.
  12. Concert Masterworks Sale

    Concert Masterworks

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
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    This course examines eight great concert masterworks by Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorák, Strauss, Brahms, Mendelssohn, and Liszt. You explore the life, times, personality, and stylistic assumptions of the composers and analyze each composition's form, themes, thematic relationships, and expressive content. You will also discuss the impact on musical development of the Enlightenment aesthetic ideal, nationalism,...
  13. Shakespeare: The Word and the Action Sale

    Shakespeare: The Word and the Action

    Peter Saccio
    4.4 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (44)
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    Teaching as a trained actor and director as well as a scholar, and assisted by two additional actors, Professor Peter Saccio explores selected works by Shakespeare. You will be entertained and informed as you analyze how Shakespeare used the resources of the English language and the Elizabethan theater to scale artistic heights never matched before or since.
  14. Human Prehistory and the First Civilizations

    Human Prehistory and the First Civilizations

    Brian M. Fagan
    4 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (118)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Where do we come from? How did our ancestors settle this planet? How did the great historic civilizations of the world develop? How does a past so shadowy that it has to be painstakingly reconstructed from fragmentary, largely unwritten records nonetheless make us who and what we are? This broad survey course begins with the origins of the earliest evolving humans more than 2.5 million years ago and explores how the...