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  1. How to View and Appreciate Great Movies Sale

    How to View and Appreciate Great Movies

    Eric Williams
    3.8 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Gain a new set of creative and analytical tools to bring with you to the movies, enhancing your enjoyment and viewing experience for any film.
  2. A New History of the American South

    A New History of the American South

    Edward L. Ayers
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    To know the history of the American South is to come to terms with a historical drama of global consequence. In this course, you’ll relive the story of the South through essential episodes such as: the forging of the slave South, Southern prosperity and the cotton economy, the lives of the enslaved, the breakdown of the Union and the wartime South, emancipation and Reconstruction, and the making of the New South.
  3. Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Jennifer McNabb
    4 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    In the 48 lectures of Renaissance: The Transformation of the West, award-winning Professor Jennifer McNabb guides you through centuries of exhilarating change in Europe, focusing on often-unexplored or overlooked areas, including the role of women in the Renaissance, the lives of the poor and elite, Renaissance home and family life, and the connections between the Renaissance and the Reformation.
  4. Understanding and Applying Self-Defense Strategies Sale

    Understanding and Applying Self-Defense Strategies

    Tammy Yard-McCracken
    4.1 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
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    Understanding and Applying Self-Defense Strategies is a comprehensive introduction to self-defense, and will change the way you look at the world and think about yourself. Taught by acclaimed self-defense instructor, Krav Maga expert, and psychotherapist Dr. Tammy Yard-McCracken, these 24 interactive lessons will give you an arsenal of physical and mental strategies to prepare you to defend yourself and your loved...
  5. Ancient Civilizations of North America

    Ancient Civilizations of North America

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (189)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Most of what we’ve been taught about the native cultures of North America came from reports authored by the conquerors and colonizers who destroyed them. Now, in Ancient Civilizations of North America, Professor Edwin Barnhart, Director of the Maya Exploration Center, reveals the astounding true accomplishments of these ancient cultures—vibrant cities, agriculture, art, large-scale earthen pyramids, astronomical...
  6. iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation

    iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation

    Molly Birkholm
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Tap into the power of a unique form of research-based meditation in the 24 classes and full-length practice sessions of iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation. Alternating between the theoretical and experiential, between the philosophical and the scientific, iRest® trainer Molly Birkholm empowers you with the knowledge and skills to help alleviate everyday stress and life-altering trauma.
  7. The Learning Brain Sale

    The Learning Brain

    Thad A. Polk
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    How does the human brain make memories, learn a language, solve problems, and retain the state capitals? Identify and differentiate between several, major kinds of memories and what control we have over retaining and recalling them. Whether you or someone you know needs better study habits, struggles with learning a new skill, or just worries about memories fading with age, get the tools you need with The Learning...
  8. Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Robert Garland
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (21)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Over the course of 24 engaging lectures, Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University unpacks the development of Athenian democracy, going inside the assemblies and courts to reveal how citizen rule worked—and where it came up short. Unprecedented, flawed, relevant to our time, and captivating in its own right, the story of Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages explores what is arguably the boldest...
  9. Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy

    Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy

    David Kyle Johnson
    4.3 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    In Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy David Kyle Johnson, of King’s College, takes you on a 24-lecture exploration of the final frontiers of philosophy across several decades of science fiction in film and television. See how science fiction allows us to consider immense, vital—and sometimes controversial—ideas with a rare combination of engagement and critical distance.
  10. Nuclear Physics Explained Sale

    Nuclear Physics Explained

    Lawrence Weinstein
    4.2 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
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    Taught by Professor Lawrence Weinstein of Old Dominion University, this course explains the science, history, hazards, applications, and latest advances in nuclear physics. You learn the principles of radioactivity, how nuclear bombs and reactors work, the uses of radiation for cancer treatment and medical imaging, what makes some forms of radiation dangerous, plus you tour a linear accelerator.
  11. Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization

    Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization

    Amanda H. Podany
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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...
  12. Thinking about Religion and Violence

    Thinking about Religion and Violence

    Jason C. Bivins
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    In Thinking about Religion and Violence, award-winning Professor Jason C. Bivins takes you on a global, 24-lecture investigation of the roots of religious violence that offers more informed ways of thinking about it. You’ll consider how faiths view concepts like human sacrifice and martyrdom; the ways religious violence can be directed toward specific races and genders; and concepts like heresy and demonology.
  13. The Celtic World Sale

    The Celtic World

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (285)
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    With The Celtic World, discover the incredible story of the Celtic-speaking peoples, whose art, language, and culture once spread from Ireland to Austria. This series of 24 enlightening lectures explains the traditional historical view of who the Celts were, then contrasts it with brand-new evidence from DNA analysis and archaeology that totally changes our perspective on where the Celts came from. By bringing a new...
  14. Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems

    Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems

    Edward F. Stuart
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The illuminating 24 lectures of Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems will show you the many ways the most influential modern economic theories were developed, how they function (or don’t), and how they manage to operate both together and in opposition to each other, from the rise of Soviet communism to the future of the European Union and beyond.
  15. The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch

    The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch

    Molly Worthen
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch picks up where The Great Courses’ first history of Christianity left off: with the Protestant Reformation. Taught by Dr. Molly Worthen, a professor of history at the University of North Carolina, these 36 fascinating lectures trace the story of Christianity as it transformed from the end of the Middle Ages into the diverse global...
  16. The Fundamentals of Travel Photography

    The Fundamentals of Travel Photography

    Bob Krist
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Great travel photographs require the ability to tell a story. It’s the same skill National Geographic photographers use to get their breathtaking shots, and it’s one any photographer can master. In The Fundamentals of Travel Photography, National Geographic photographer Bob Krist shares his insights with you through 24 lectures packed with the best photos from his career as a travel photographer.
  17. What Einstein Got Wrong

    What Einstein Got Wrong

    Dan Hooper
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (82)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Taught by physicist Dan Hooper of Fermilab and the University of Chicago, this course focuses on Einstein’s mistakes as a window into his theory-building technique. He was spectacularly effective with relativity and early quantum mechanics, but he also made some missteps by doubting some of the staple concepts of today’s physics, including black holes, the big bang, and the uncertainty principle.
  18. The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us Sale

    The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us

    Douglas O. Linder
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (90)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    No understanding of the past is complete without an understanding of the legal battles that have shaped it. In The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us, Professor Douglas O. Linder takes you back in time to revisit history’s most famous (and infamous) trials, including the Salem Witch Trials, the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the Nuremburg Trials, and the Trial of O. J. Simpson.
  19. The Mayo Clinic Diet: The Healthy Approach to Weight Loss

    The Mayo Clinic Diet: The Healthy Approach to Weight Loss

    Donald D. Hensrud
    4.3 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $229.95 $199.95$229.95
    In The Mayo Clinic Diet: The Healthy Approach to Weight Loss, Donald D. Hensrud, M.D., M.P.H., shares a straightforward weight-loss plan with endless food possibilities. You’ll learn about setting your caloric goals, food prep short-cuts, and developing a physical activity plan, as well as how your thoughts and emotions affect your weight loss. This diet was developed with only one goal in mind—to help you feel...
  20. Great Music of the Twentieth Century

    Great Music of the Twentieth Century

    Robert Greenberg
    4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    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.