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  1. Great Music of the Twentieth Century Sale

    Great Music of the Twentieth Century

    Robert Greenberg
    4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
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    The 20th century was a breeding ground of musical innovation and transformation unlike any other era in history. Within this course, you’ll discover the genius of composers such as Debussy, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Webern, Bartók, Ligeti, Adès, and many others. In Great Music of the 20th Century, you’ll experience the superlative musical art that so vividly and unforgettably speaks to the life of our times.
  2. The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    Robert J. Allison
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$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.
  3. The Science of Gardening Sale

    The Science of Gardening

    Linda Chalker-Scott
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    When scientists examine home gardens and landscapes, one fact stands out: The leading cause of landscape failure is not disease and it’s not pests—it’s our own gardening practices. The Science of Gardening will help you create a beautiful and sustainable home garden guided by the newest information from applied plant physiology, biology, soils science, climatology, hydrology, chemistry, and ecology. From now...
  4. Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality Sale

    Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality

    Mark Leary
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    What makes you different from other people? And what makes you—sometimes—the same? Designed as a fascinating, accessible scientific inquiry, the 24 lectures of Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality, will have you thinking about your personality in a way that leaves you enriched and better informed about what makes you, you.
  5. Life in the World's Oceans

    Life in the World's Oceans

    Sean K. Todd
    4.7 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    The Great Courses teams with the Smithsonian to produce a vivid exploration of life in the world’s oceans with Professor Sean K. Todd of the College of the Atlantic. From the beginning of life on Earth to the state of our oceans today, you’ll learn about the latest research on marine-mammal intelligence and communication, bioluminescence, exploration of the ocean floor, the Smithsonian’s own cutting-edge...
  6. American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents

    American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents

    Wesley K. Clark
    4.2 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Gen. Wesley Clark explores America’s armed conflicts, from the French and Indian War in the mid 18th century to the Global War on Terrorism in the 21st, covering battles such as Gettysburg, D-Day, and Operation Desert Storm. You learn military history the military way—analyzing tactics, strategy, logistics, leadership, training, and other factors that go into winning battles and ultimately wars.
  7. The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life Sale

    The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life

    Eddie O'Connor
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Save up to $239.95 Starting at $40.00 $299.95 $40.00$299.95
    In The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life, clinical sport psychologist Eddie O’Connor, Ph.D., shares the best ways for you to reach your personal performance goals based on the latest scientific research—whether your performance environment is music, dance, business, or sport. These often surprising research results will make you rethink your own strategies, offering approaches you might...
  8. Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe Sale

    Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe

    Felix J. Lockman
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
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    Radio Astronomy: Observing the Invisible Universe takes you on a thrilling journey through astounding discoveries with Felix J. Lockman, Ph.D. You’ll learn that the dominant molecular structures in interstellar space are all based on carbon, just like Earth. It is likely that any extraterrestrial galactic life would be related to us at least on the molecular level. Will we find other organic lifeforms out there?...
  9. Screenwriting 101: Mastering the Art of Story Sale

    Screenwriting 101: Mastering the Art of Story

    Angus Fletcher
    4.3 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Writing a script is simply another way of telling a story, albeit one with its own special set of possibilities and limitations. This course will provide you with the invaluable ability to appreciate more films and TV, tell better stories, and write your own scripts. How you decide to use these limitless creative possibilities is up to you.
  10. Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Bill Worden
    4.9 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    This exciting second course in Spanish grounds you in the building blocks of fluency, giving you the thrill of communication in this global language. In each lesson, you’ll learn core grammar, the “skeleton” of the language; essential and useful vocabulary; and the cultures surrounding the Spanish language. Learning Spanish II takes you from the beginning stages of Spanish to a more advanced level of...
  11. Sewing 101: Skills, Fabrics, and Techniques Sale

    Sewing 101: Skills, Fabrics, and Techniques

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.8 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (23)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $54.95 $429.95 $54.95$429.95
    Unleash your creativity with the help of two highly skilled sewing instructors that take you from novice to advanced projects over the course of 40 lessons. With Sewing 101: Skills, Fabrics, and Techniques, you can gain the skills necessary to feel confident sewing any pattern—or creating your own.
  12. The Rise of Rome

    The Rise of Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The Rise of Rome offers you the chance to find out what made this state so powerful—and offers insight into why the republic cast such a long shadow over Western civilization. Over 24 captivating lectures, Professor Gregory S. Aldrete of the University of Wisconsin—Green Bay tells the story of Rome’s astonishing rise, from its modest beginnings to its stunning triumph over the Mediterranean to the republic’s...
  13. Do-It-Yourself Engineering

    Do-It-Yourself Engineering

    Stephen Ressler
    4.7 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler of West Point, this course conducts you through 17 thrilling engineering projects that you can build at home—from a suspension bridge across a small stream to a low-altitude sounding rocket. Dr. Ressler walks you through the entire process, from design to build to test, showing you how to think like an engineer in approaching any problem.
  14. Zoology: Understanding the Animal World Sale

    Zoology: Understanding the Animal World

    Donald E. Moore III
    3.8 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Save up to $239.95 Starting at $40.00 $299.95 $40.00$299.95
    In Zoology: Understanding the Animal World, The Great Courses teams up with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute for 24 lectures that take you behind the scenes of the animal world. Dr. Donald E. Moore III brings you up close and personal with a breathtaking variety of animal species, from butterflies to crocodiles to pandas.
  15. Startup Library: Painting with Watercolors Sale

    Startup Library: Painting with Watercolors

    Kateri Ewing
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Save up to $50.00 Starting at $39.95 $99.95 $39.95$99.95
    Color your world with watercolors! Join expert Kateri Ewing in this comprehensive beginner’s class as she helps you navigate all the basics. You’ll explore a range of tools and supplies, essential techniques, plus hands-on demonstrations and so much more.
  16. Startup Library: Hand Embroidery Sale

    Startup Library: Hand Embroidery

    Kat McTee
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (11)
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    Love working with your hands? Give embroidery a try! In this comprehensive beginner’s class, expert Kat McTee walks you through the basics from choosing fabrics and floss to hooping up and crafting 19 beautiful stitches. Learn to create a gorgeous sampler as you master a range of key techniques, including how to work with letters, numbers and finished garments, finish flat embroidery and more.
  17. Startup Library: Cake Decorating Sale

    Startup Library: Cake Decorating

    Jenny McCoy
    3.4 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (3)
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    Ready to sweeten up your skills? Explore the sugar art of cake decorating with Jenny McCoy as your expert guide. In this comprehensive beginner’s class, you’ll learn how to bake and construct a variety of one-tiered frosted cakes with professional-quality results. Along the way, discover essential tools, materials and techniques, including fondant and buttercream, sugar flowers, piping, hand modeling and much...
  18. Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body Sale

    Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body

    David-Dorian Ross
    4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
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    Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body offers an excellent introduction to nine types of martial arts. Hosted by Great Courses favorite David-Dorian Ross, these 25 powerful lessons give you a solid grounding in the different mental and physical techniques of the major martial arts families. Master Ross has hand-selected seven expert instructors to join him as your guides. Whether sensei, sifu, or champion competitor,...
  19. Food, Science, and the Human Body Sale

    Food, Science, and the Human Body

    Alyssa Crittenden
    4.1 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (23)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    In these 36 lectures, get answers to questions about the evolution of the human diet and its relationship to our bodies. Bringing together insights from fields including anthropology, health science, biology, and sociology, this partnership between The Great Courses and National Geographic lays bare what science can teach us about food.
  20. Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts Sale

    Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (111)
    Save up to $470.00 Starting at $89.95 $599.95 $89.95$599.95
    Get the same foundational knowledge as other lawyers—without the time and financial commitment of law school. In the 48 lectures of Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts, four exceptional law professors recreate key parts of the first-year law student experience, introducing you to the areas of law most every beginning student studies: litigation and legal practice, criminal...