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  1. Fundamentals of Photography Sale

    Fundamentals of Photography

    Joel Sartore
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (726)
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    Taking great photographs requires you to "see" as a professional photographer does; to train your eyes using the same fundamental techniques and principles the experts use to create unforgettable images from the grandest (and simplest) of subjects. With Fundamentals of Photography, you'll learn everything you need to know about the art and craft of great photography straight from a professional photographer with...
  2. Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization Sale

    Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization

    Amanda H. Podany
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
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    Explore Mesopotamia, a civilization that flourished for more than 3,000 years. Mesopotamians built the first complex urban societies; developed writing, literature, and law; and united vast regions through warfare and diplomacy. However, much still remains to be discovered about this fascinating place. In Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization, you’ll witness a whole new world opening before your...
  3. Fall and Rise of China Sale

    Fall and Rise of China

    Richard Baum
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (134)
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    How did modern China become one of the most important global powers of the 21st century? Join China expert and Professor Richard Baum as he brings to life the human struggles, political upheavals, and spectacular speed of this nation's rebirth in The Fall and Rise of China. Offering multilevel insights into one of the most astounding real-life dramas of modern history, his 48 lectures weave together the diverse...
  4. Early Middle Ages

    Early Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (206)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Professor Philip Daileader of The College of William and Mary returns in this 24-lecture series to give you new insight into the Dark Ages, the era which spanned the decline and fall of Rome's western empire and lingered for centuries. Discover what findings modern archaeology has unearthed, and look into the fascinating personalities and events of this once-lost era.
  5. Classical Mythology Sale

    Classical Mythology

    Elizabeth Vandiver
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (165)
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    From Athena to Zeus, Professor Elizabeth Vandiver leads an illuminating exploration of classical mythology and its treasure trove of unforgettable characters and stories. Classical Mythology is an introduction to the primary characters and most important stories of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Among those you will study are the accounts of the creation of the world in Hesiod's Theogony and Ovid's...
  6. Introduction to Astrophysics

    Introduction to Astrophysics

    Joshua Winn
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (102)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Joshua Winn of Princeton University, this course takes you step by step through the major calculations of astrophysics, including Newton’s law of gravity, a black hole’s event horizon, the ignition temperature of a star, and many more. Knowledge of first-year college physics and math is assumed, but Dr. Winn—an award-winning teacher—makes the course rewarding for anyone curious about the...
  7. How to Look at and Understand Great Art Sale

    How to Look at and Understand Great Art

    Sharon Latchaw Hirsh
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (180)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $69.95 $429.95 $69.95$429.95
    The 36 richly illustrated lectures of How to Look at and Understand Great Art take you on an in-depth exploration of the practical skill of viewing art through the lenses of line, light, perspective, composition, and other crucial elements. Using timeless masterpieces of Western art as well as hands-on studio demonstrations, Professor Sharon Latchaw Hirsh gives you the specific visual and interpretive knowledge you...
  8. The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    Patrick Grim
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
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    Thinking is at the heart of our everyday lives, yet our thinking can go wrong in any number of ways. Bad arguments, fallacious reasoning, misleading language, and built-in cognitive biases are all traps that keep us from rational decision making. What can we do to avoid these traps and think better? Is it possible to think faster, more efficiently, and more systematically? The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the...
  9. The Era of the Crusades Sale

    The Era of the Crusades

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.4 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (87)
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    Professor Kenneth Harl, Tulane University’s nine-time teaching award winner, leads a thorough and intellectually challenging analysis of one of history’s most renowned and influential periods of religious warfare. You will fully appreciate how Western civilization changed in many profound ways during the Crusading era, and explore misperceptions and long-debated questions about the Crusades.
  10. From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History

    From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History

    Kenneth J. Hammond
    3.8 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (171)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    In a world grown increasingly smaller, China seems somehow to remain as most of us have always seen it: a land far away and exotic, its history and thoughts veiled from most Westerners. Yet behind that veil lies one of the most amazing civilizations the world has ever known. Join award-winning Professor Kenneth J. Hammond for an in-depth exploration into China's fascinating history. Every lecture of this course may...
  11. The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (172)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    No matter what you are hoping to discover in this magnificent region, The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales is the perfect guide. Taught by acclaimed Professor Patrick Allitt, a British-born scholar who teaches at Emory University, these 36 engrossing lectures give you an insider’s take on traveling through Great Britain.
  12. Understanding Modern Electronics Sale

    Understanding Modern Electronics

    Richard Wolfson
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (141)
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    Electronic devices are fundamental to our global economy, improve our lives immeasurably, and underlie virtually every aspect of modern life. Yet very few of us have any idea of how electronic devices actually work. In fact, these increasingly complex devices operate on a few basic principles that are both fascinating and easy to understand. Now, in 24 clear and accessible lectures, award-winning Professor of...
  13. 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
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
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    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...
  14. National Geographic Masters of Photography

    National Geographic Masters of Photography

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (206)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    National Geographic Masters of Photography goes inside the creative process of the industry’s most sought-after photographers as they reveal their working methods. By observing photographers who have mastered the trade, gain rich insights into how to approach your own images, boost your confidence as you work, and improve your photographs by learning skills that are rarely shared or taught in an ordinary classroom.
  15. Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know

    Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know

    Michael K. Salemi
    4 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Get a penetrating look at the financial institutions that are fundamental to your life with the 36 detailed lectures of Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know. Award-winning Professor Michael K. Salemi investigates a range of pivotal and fascinating topics. Among these: the history of money; how money is created by commercial and central banks; the role of public confidence in the stability of financial...
  16. Historical Jesus

    Historical Jesus

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (144)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Worshiped around the globe by more than a billion people today, Jesus is undoubtedly the single most important figure in the story of Western civilization and one of the most significant in world history altogether. Yet, Jesus of Nazareth presents unique challenges to the historian, as Professor Bart D. Ehrman explains in this 24-lecture course on the search for the Jesus of history. Join him for an erudite survey...
  17. The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague

    The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (278)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    While the story of the Black Death is one of destruction and loss, it is also one of the most intriguing episodes in human history. Speaking to the full magnitude of this world-changing historical moment, and taught by celebrated medievalist Dorsey Armstrong, this course delves into the plague, its full human repercussions, and its transformative effects on European civilization.
  18. High Middle Ages

    High Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (105)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    As the last millennium dawned, Europe didn't amount to much. Illiteracy, starvation, and disease were the norm. In fact, Europe in the year 1000 was one of the world's more stagnant regions—an economically undeveloped, intellectually derivative, and geopolitically passive backwater. Three short centuries later, all this had changed dramatically. The flowering of medieval civilization between the years 1000 and...
  19. The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    Gerard Puccio
    4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Anyone can be creative. You just have to know how to think creatively, which involves taking a more imaginative approach to the challenges we all face, whether at work or at home. And you can learn how to wield the same research-based tools that today’s creative people use. All you need is an open mind, a determination to succeed, and The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit. These 24 lectures by creative-thinking...
  20. Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition Sale

    Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition

    Alex Filippenko
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (311)
    Save up to $844.95 Starting at $60.00 $924.95 $60.00$924.95
    In 96 richly illustrated half-hour lectures you will survey the main concepts, methods, and discoveries in astronomy—from the constellations drawn by the ancients, to the latest reports from planetary probes in our Solar System and the most recent images offered by telescopes probing the farthest frontiers of space and time. While updating this course, Professor Alex Filippenko added hundreds of images,...