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  1. The Conservative Tradition

    The Conservative Tradition

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.6 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover just how pivotal a role Conservatism has played in defining our political tradition and shaping the modern West with The Conservative Tradition. Award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt guides you on a detailed exploration of Conservatism's lineage, principles, key figures, and impact on history. No matter where you place yourself on the ideological spectrum, these 36 lectures will undoubtedly cause you to...
  2. Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London Sale

    Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London

    Catherine B. Scallen
    4.1 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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    Of all the world's great art museums, the National Gallery, London, is the only place where you can truly grasp the breathtaking scope of European painting from the late medieval period through the 19th century. Take a virtual tour of this world-class collection in Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. In 24 fascinating lectures, noted art scholar Professor Catherine B. Scallen provides a memorable...
  3. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America Sale

    Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America

    Peter Conn
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
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    There's much more to our nation's best-selling books than the enormous sales figures they rake in. They also provide us with unique ways to appreciate and understand American culture. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America is a pointed 24-lecture tour of key best-selling works in the history of U.S. literature and what they reveal about the cultural climate of our nation at particular points in...
  4. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
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    London's impact on Western civilization is nothing short of profound, and its greatness continues to this day. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World reveals everything you need to know about the riveting history behind this magnificent metropolis. Discover this amazing city as it was lived and felt during various stages in its history, from the city's founding as a Roman outpost to its...
  5. Mathematics from the Visual World

    Mathematics from the Visual World

    Michael Starbird
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
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    Geometry has long been recognized not only as a fascinating skill, but as a gateway to the highest realms of human thought. Mathematics from the Visual World, taught by distinguished Professor Michael Starbird, introduces you to the terms, concepts, and astonishing power of geometry, including topology, conic sections, non-Euclidian geometry, congruence, and much more. In 24 richly illustrated lectures, you discover...
  6. Darwinian Revolution

    Darwinian Revolution

    Frederick Gregory
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
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    Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection rank with those of Copernicus and Newton for their iconic stature in science. In The Darwinian Revolution, explore the remarkable story of Darwin's ideas, how scientists and religious leaders reacted to them, and the resulting sea change in human thought. In these 24 absorbing lectures taught by award-winning Professor Frederick Gregory, learn how a strikingly original...
  7. Making History: How Great Historians Interpret the Past

    Making History: How Great Historians Interpret the Past

    Allen C. Guelzo
    3.8 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
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    How did the world's great historians create their monumental histories? What are their unique motives and visions in doing so? And what role does the historian's viewpoint play in what you accept as truth? In Making History: How Great Historians Interpret the Past, veteran Teaching Company Professor Allen C. Guelzo takes you deep inside the minds of our greatest historians—including Herodotus, Thucydides, David...
  8. Cosmology: The History and Nature of Our Universe Sale

    Cosmology: The History and Nature of Our Universe

    Mark Whittle
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover a wealth of insights into the origin, evolution, composition, and probable fate of our universe. In the 36 lectures of Cosmology: The History and Nature of Our Universe, astronomer and award-winning Professor Mark Whittle makes this profound subject understandable and awe inspiring. With the aid of more than 1,700 vivid illustrations, discover how this scientific field has helped us decipher mysteries about...
  9. Masterworks of American Art

    Masterworks of American Art

    William Kloss
    5 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    What makes a work of art "American”? How do some of our country's greatest paintings depict its rich history? Explore these and other illuminating questions in Masterworks of American Art, taught by acclaimed art historian and Professor William Kloss. This sweeping 24-lecture survey shows you how brilliant artists including Benjamin West, Thomas Eakins, and Winslow Homer helped create a rich portrait of American...
  10. Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond

    Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond

    Scott P. Stevens
    4.4 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
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    Game theory-the science of interactive, rational decision making-helps us understand how and why we make decisions. It also provides insights into human endeavors including biology, politics, and economics. In Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond, business consultant and award-winning Professor Scott P. Stevens helps you understand this profoundly important field. Throughout these 24...
  11. History of Christian Theology Sale

    History of Christian Theology

    Phillip Cary
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (104)
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    Who was Jesus? Did his promise of salvation apply to everyone or only a few? How could one participate in that promise? Questions like these have long been at the heart of Christianity and have led to debate and division. In The History of Christian Theology, investigate the many responses that Christian believers, scholars, and theologians have developed over more than 2,000 years. Throughout these 36 illuminating...
  12. Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language

    Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language

    John McWhorter
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (91)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Journey through the fascinating terrain of linguistics: the scientific study of human language. In this exciting 36-lecture course taught by acclaimed linguist and Professor John McWhorter, investigate the elements and purposes of language, from its fundamental building blocks to its uses as a nuanced social tool. Among the many aspects and issues of language you explore are the basic sounds from which human...
  13. America and the New Global Economy

    America and the New Global Economy

    Timothy Taylor
    4.4 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Join expert economist and award-winning Professor Timothy Taylor as he takes you through the last 50 years of world economic history. In the 36 lectures of America and the New Global Economy, travel beyond the economy of the United States and explore the recent history of economies in countries and regions such as China, India, the Middle East, and Latin America. Study international perspectives on the new global...
  14. Mystical Tradition: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    Mystical Tradition: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
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    While mysticism is often associated with Eastern religions, the three Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each have their own rich mystical traditions. With expert religious scholar Professor Luke Timothy Johnson as your guide, learn how mysticism forms a crucial-yet often overlooked-part of these three faiths. In 36 lectures, you investigate each monotheistic religion's wealth of spiritual...
  15. Albert Einstein: Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian

    Albert Einstein: Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian

    Don Howard
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
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    Get an in-depth look at the life and work of Albert Einstein, undoubtedly one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century. Taught by Professor Don Howard of the University of Notre Dame, Albert Einstein: Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian examines Einstein's revolutionary innovations in physics, his philosophical reflections on the methods and foundations of science, and his public efforts championing a...
  16. Chaos Sale

    Chaos

    Steven Strogatz
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
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    Chaos theory-the study of the behavior of sensitive systems over time-affects nearly every field of human knowledge, from the arts to zoology. Journey with Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz to the heart of this revolutionary field and discover new ways to think about the world. From the surprising tale of how chaos theory was discovered, to the ways it can help us solve mysteries like the nature of...
  17. Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft

    Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft

    Brooks Landon
    3.8 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (319)
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    Investigate the myriad ways we think about, talk about, and write sentences. In Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft, Professor Brooks Landon from the University of Iowa—one of the nation's top writing schools—shows you the pleasure in reading and writing great sentences. Explore the stylistic rewards (and risks) of various sentence forms, learn how to build and appreciate effective and elegant...
  18. Comparative Religion

    Comparative Religion

    Charles Kimball
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
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    Explore the nature of faith with Comparative Religion, an in-depth look at how five great faiths address core issues—including creation stories, concepts of the divine, and ultimate goals—in parallel and different ways. These thought-provoking lectures are your opportunity to understand how Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism answer the numerous questions with which all religions must contend....
  19. New Frontiers: Modern Perspectives on Our Solar System

    New Frontiers: Modern Perspectives on Our Solar System

    Frank Summers
    4.3 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
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    A visually stunning investigation into what we know about the solar system today, New Frontiers: Modern Perspectives on Our Solar System shows you just how much more there is to uncover about our true place among the stars. Dr. Frank Summers, an astrophysicist and one of the nation's top astronomy educators, gives you an entirely new model with which to view the solar system. Take an unforgettable journey through...
  20. Masterpieces of Short Fiction

    Masterpieces of Short Fiction

    Michael Krasny
    3.6 out of 5
    57% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
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    More than a shorter version of a novel, the short story is a unique and rewarding literary form in itself. In Masterpieces of Short Fiction, esteemed scholar and educator Dr. Michael Krasny takes you into 23 renowned short stories from iconic writers like Edgar Allan Poe and Ernest Hemingway. You explore how tales such as "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Killers" characterize the artistry and insight found in...