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  1. The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes Sale

    The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan loom large in the popular consciousness as two of history’s most fearsome warrior-leaders. Yet few people today are aware of their place in a succession of nomadic warriors who emerged from the Eurasian steppes to seize control of civilizations. In the 36 gripping lectures of The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes, award-winning Professor Kenneth W. Harl of Tulane University...
  2. The Life and Death of Stars

    The Life and Death of Stars

    Keivan G. Stassun
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
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    No other large-scale object in the universe is as fundamental as a star. Stars are a central topic of astronomy, and because the study of stars encompasses key concepts in nuclear physics, electromagnetism, chemistry, and other disciplines, it is an ideal introduction to how we understand the universe at all scales. The Life and Death of Stars introduces you to this spectacular story in 24 beautifully...
  3. Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon Sale

    Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Famed for great thinkers, poets, artists, and leaders, ancient Greece and Rome were also home to some of the most creative engineers who ever lived. Modern research is shedding new light on these renowned wonders—impressive buildings, infrastructure systems, and machines that were profoundly important in their own day and have had a lasting impact on the development of civilization. Now, in Understanding...
  4. Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide Sale

    Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide

    Scott Huettel
    4.2 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Behavioral economics is the scientific study of decision making, and of the related topics of valuation, exchange, and interpersonal interactions. Drawing on methods from psychology, sociology, neurology, and economics, this remarkable discipline illuminates one of the most deeply fundamental activities of human existence: the decision process. In Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide,...
  5. The Creative Thinker's Toolkit Sale

    The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    Gerard Puccio
    4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    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...
  6. The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence

    The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The evolution of minerals has played a central role all across the surface of the planet and throughout its interior. In The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence, experience the thrill of piecing together this story in an enlightening new perspective. In 48 lectures by Professor Robert M. Hazen, the noted scientist who pioneered the study of mineral evolution, you...
  7. How to Stay Fit as You Age Sale

    How to Stay Fit as You Age

    Kimberlee Bethany Bonura
    4.3 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    As we get older, we discover changes in how our bodies move and behave—changes that contradict how young we feel on the inside. But you can make deliberate decisions that can transform your experience of aging into a positive and, above all, healthy one. And it all starts with staying fit. Now, with the 12 engaging lectures and 6 active training sessions of How to Stay Fit as You Age by certified fitness...
  8. Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Latin lives! The language of Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, St. Jerome, and countless other great authors is alive and well in the modern world. Learning to read Latin is immensely rewarding, and it is a discipline that trains, enhances, and strengthens critical thinking. Embark on this unrivaled adventure with Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language, 36 lectures by Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller of Union College...
  9. Foundations of Eastern Civilization

    Foundations of Eastern Civilization

    Craig G. Benjamin
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    So much of our historical knowledge is rooted in Western civilization. But Eastern civilization has its own fascinating story, with consequences that matter deeply to our lives today. Now you can take a grand journey to explore the big accomplishments of Eastern civilization, from the material economy of day-to-day life to the political and religious philosophies that would bind Eastern cultures together for...
  10. Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill Sale

    Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill

    Kenneth G. Brown
    3.9 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Whether you realize it or not, you’re constantly surrounded by people and groups trying to influence the way you think, act, and feel. But you don’t have to let influence just happen to you. You can actively take charge of your decisions—and your life—by grasping the science behind how influence works and by strengthening your own skills at influence and persuasion. In Influence: Mastering Life’s...
  11. Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health

    Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health

    Jason M. Satterfield
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In recent decades, science has revealed that the mind and body are intimately connected in ways we haven’t previously realized—and this field of knowledge is now changing our understanding of health and disease. Now you can study this subject in compelling depth with Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health, with the expert guidance of Professor Jason M. Satterfield of the University of...
  12. The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works

    The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The piano has inspired many of the greatest compositional works in the Western concert repertoire since the mid-18th century. These historic milestones in piano writing are celebrated for their compositional mastery and their extraordinary power to move listeners and mirror human experience; their use of the piano in groundbreaking or unique ways; and the fact that they have stood the test of time. Now, in The...
  13. Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World

    Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World

    W. Bernard Carlson
    3.9 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    From prehistoric times to the 21st century, inventions have changed the world, enabling humans to produce more food and energy and to establish social order and cultural meaning. In fact, great inventions have marked a number of key turning points in human history, transforming society and our daily lives. Now you can learn the remarkable stories surrounding such monumental inventions—and how consequential...
  14. Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

    Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
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    The force of gravity rules the universe, yet it is one of the least understood of all the forces of nature. The study of gravity helped spark the Scientific Revolution in the 17th century, and it continues to be at the forefront of physics today. Now, in Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity, plunge into this compelling subject in 24 intensively illustrated lectures, presented by...
  15. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
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    With record-breaking highs one minute and economy-rocking lows the next—not to mention arcane rules and ambiguous terminology—it can seem as if there’s no way to feel truly comfortable in the financial markets. But there is, and it’s more accessible than you might think. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets is an essential primer on this domain, from its functions, strengths,...
  16. The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

    The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (285)
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    Geological wonders are like great works of art. They are impressive, beautiful, mysterious, and surprising. Whether you are planning your next vacation or exploring the world from home, you owe it to your planet to know the places that make it exceptional throughout the solar system. The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites is your gateway to an unrivaled adventure. In 36 lavishly...
  17. Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are Sale

    Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are

    David Livermore
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    When in Rome, do as the Romans do. The concept of cultural adaptation is hardly new, but in our increasingly globalized world, the need for cross-cultural understanding has never been more essential to our success in life, both personally and professionally. Yet how can we possibly adapt to all the cultures surrounding us? And is adaptation always the best approach? In Customs of the World: Using Cultural...
  18. A New History of Life Sale

    A New History of Life

    Stuart Sutherland
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Could our planet have been seeded with life from elsewhere? How have natural forces conspired to remove most traces of life from the planet? And how has life itself responded with determination to survive and thrive in a multitude of astonishing forms? Learn about the amazing story of our world— its origins, extinctions, and evolutions—in the 36 lavishly illustrated lectures of A New History of Life. This is a...
  19. The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku Sale

    The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
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    Whether it’s chess, poker, or Sudoku, most games have this in common: Everything you need to win is rooted in mathematics. Now, using nothing more than a simple grasp of math, you can discover optimal ways to win games and solve puzzles with the speed and accuracy of professional players—many of whom attribute their professional gaming success to mathematical strategies—in The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles:...
  20. What Science Knows about Cancer

    What Science Knows about Cancer

    David Sadava
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
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    Few global challenges touch humanity with as much immediacy or ubiquity as cancer. The good news is that the landscape of cancer treatment and prevention is a vastly different place than it was even a decade ago. What Science Knows about Cancer reports from the front lines of the war on cancer with a clear and scientifically precise—yet thoroughly accessible—guide to how the disease develops, thrives, and can...