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  1. The Agency: A History of the CIA

    The Agency: A History of the CIA

    Hugh Wilford
    4.1 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
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    Few organizations are as fascinating, as mysterious—and as controversial—as the Central Intelligence Agency. In The Agency: A History of the CIA, Professor Hugh Wilford transforms decades of research into an engrossing 24-lecture course that helps you better understand the role the CIA has played in recent American history, from the Cold War to the War on Terror.
  2. Theories of Knowledge: How to Think about What You Know Sale

    Theories of Knowledge: How to Think about What You Know

    Joseph H. Shieber
    3.7 out of 5
    57% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
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    Delve into the exciting world of knowledge, belief, and truth in Theories of Knowledge: How to Think about What You Know. Taught by acclaimed Professor Joseph H. Shieber of Lafayette College, these 24 mind-bending lectures take you from Plato to Hume to contemporary neurobiologists, and from wide-ranging social networks to the deepest recesses of your own brain.
  3. Effective Research Methods for Any Project

    Effective Research Methods for Any Project

    Amanda M. Rosen
    4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (15)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Any good research rests upon, above all else, method. This brilliantly conceived course gives you a deep, detailed, and practical guide to proper research methods. As groundwork, you’ll grasp the features of good research and what defines it. You’ll then study research methodology, from the classic experiment to surveys, case studies, field research, and more. Finally, you’ll learn to analyze your data and...
  4. Language Families of the World Sale

    Language Families of the World

    John McWhorter
    4.7 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $39.95 $429.95 $39.95$429.95
    In Language Families of the World, Professor John McWhorter takes you back through time and around the world, following the linguistic trails left by generations of humans that lead back to the beginnings of language. Utilizing historical theories and cutting-edge research, these 34 astonishing lectures will introduce you to the major language families of the world and their many offspring, including a variety of...
  5. The Skeptic's Guide to Health, Medicine, and the Media

    The Skeptic's Guide to Health, Medicine, and the Media

    Roy Benaroch
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
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    As consumers of medical news, how can we know whether the article we just read is based on solid science or worthless trash? Professor Roy Benaroch of Emory University School of Medicine provides just the direction we need in The Skeptic’s Guide to Health, Medicine, and the Media. In 24 fascinating lectures that address the most important health issues of our day, Dr. Benaroch shares six questions that will help...
  6. The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome Sale

    The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
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    The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome traces the breathtaking history from the empire’s foundation by Augustus to its Golden Age in the 2nd century CE through a series of ever-worsening crises until the empire's ultimate collapse. Over 24 lectures, Professor Gregory S. Aldrete of the University of Wisconsin-reen Bay offers you the chance to experience a new history of Rome, incorporating the latest...
  7. What Darwin Didn't Know: The Modern Science of Evolution Sale

    What Darwin Didn't Know: The Modern Science of Evolution

    Scott Solomon
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
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    Taught by Professor Scott Solomon of Rice University, this course follows the revolution in biology and genetics sparked by Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. In Darwin’s day, there were many gaps and uncertainties in his theory—most of which were conclusively solved by his successors. Throughout, Dr. Solomon contrasts what Darwin knew with our tremendous increase in knowledge today.
  8. How to Paint

    How to Paint

    Ricky Allman
    4.3 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (119)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    How to Paint immerses you in the painting process from start to finish, with step-by-step demonstrations in every lesson. Professor Allman’s years of experience as an artist and teacher enable him to provide the perfect introduction to an immense artistic tradition, infusing each session with passion and humor, so even the most technical and traditional methods become fun and approachable under his guidance.
  9. Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body

    Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.7 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Mindfulness as a practice is very simple and its effects are well-documented. What many people don’t realize is the breadth of the science behind it and how much of our health—physical, mental, emotional—is bound up in the way we look at and experience the world. Now, modern biology and neuroscience can actually quantify many of the effects of mindfulness and you may be surprised by how powerful the impact can...
  10. Introduction to Astrophysics Sale

    Introduction to Astrophysics

    Joshua Winn
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
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    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...
  11. Investigating American Presidents Sale

    Investigating American Presidents

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
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    What limits are there—if any—on presidential power? How do we keep such power in check? In the 12 timely lectures of Investigating American Presidents, Paul Rosenzweig of The George Washington University School of Law guides you through the ins and outs of presidential investigations, using past scandals and controversies as a lens through which to make sense of current (and future) ones.
  12. Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor Sale

    Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor

    Steven Gimbel
    3.6 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    In the 24 insightful and—yes—humorous lectures of Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor, Professor Steven Gimbel guides you through philosophical theories of humor, from blatantly obvious puns to sly twists of language. Rooted in the observations of thinkers like Aristotle and Sigmund Freud, this course will leave you with a stronger appreciation of the jokes you tell and the jokes you hear.
  13. The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales Sale

    The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (192)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $39.95 $429.95 $39.95$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.
  14. The Scientific Wonder of Birds

    The Scientific Wonder of Birds

    Bruce E. Fleury
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $229.95 $199.95$229.95
    Accompanied by exceptionally rich visuals, from vivid color images and diagrams to video clips of bird behavior, animations, and moving graphics, The Scientific Wonder of Birds unfolds as a thrilling and many-sided panorama of avian life. Ultimately, this course offers you remarkable insight into some of the most beautiful and extraordinary of living creatures.
  15. The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World

    The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World, tour awe-inspiring structures of the ancient world with Professor Steven L. Tuck. As you make your way through these storied sites—some of which no longer exist—you’ll also delve into an exploration of the meaning of power and the ways it operated in societies across the globe.
  16. Math and Magic Sale

    Math and Magic

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.5 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $24.95 $229.95 $24.95$229.95
    Taught by award-winning math professor and professional magician Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College, this course shows the math behind magic through dozens of tricks based on mathematical principles. You’ll learn the algebra that explains card tricks, the shortcuts to lightning-fast mental calculations, and other marvels of the magician’s art—all while impressing your friends, family, and yourself.
  17. How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    Michael Shelden
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (103)
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    Winston Churchill didn’t just live history—he made it. In How Winston Churchill Changed the World, join Churchill-biographer Professor Michael Shelden for a multifaceted, 24-lecture exploration of the statesman’s life, accomplishments, complexities, and failures. It’s an unforgettable journey through the 20th century in the footsteps of the man who helped humanity prevail during violent, dangerous times.
  18. Understanding Russia: A Cultural History Sale

    Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

    Lynne Ann Hartnett
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
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    In a time when the eyes of the Western world are drawn to Russia and her role on the world stage, it’s amazing how little many of us really know about it. Blending history with cultural studies, the 24 lectures of Understanding Russia: A Cultural History bring you closer than ever to the Russian people through the poetry of Pushkin, the comfort of early folk tales, the faith of medieval iconography, the...
  19. How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader's Guide

    How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader's Guide

    Beth Cabrera
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (12)
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    The profit of companies with the strongest focus on employee experience is about four times higher than the average. In How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader’s Guide, Professor Beth Cabrera provides a step-by-step guide to create a thriving work environment, based on the science of positive psychology. In the process, not only will your bottom line improve, but so will the lives of your employees—and your...
  20. Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters

    Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Professor Connel Fullenkamp of Duke University guides you through four centuries of economic disasters—from tulip mania in the 1600s to the Great Recession of 2007–2009. Each of his 24 lectures covers a notable incident of financial misfortune or folly. He explains basic economic concepts and inoculates you against the gullibility, overconfidence, and herd mentality that have lured many to financial ruin.