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  1. The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague Sale

    The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (304)
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    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.
  2. The Aging Brain

    The Aging Brain

    Thad A. Polk
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (212)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Delve into the latest neuroscientific research with 12 fascinating lectures that give you a deep understanding of what happens to the brain over time. Cutting-edge science comes to life as you go down to the cellular level of the brain to discover why certain brain functions decline—and which functions stay stable or even improve—and learn what you can do to prolong your health and keep your mind sharp.
  3. The Science of Integrative Medicine

    The Science of Integrative Medicine

    Brent A. Bauer
    4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Integrative medicine describes the addition of natural or holistic practices into the health-care paradigm to complement conventional Western medicine and promote overall wellness. The Science of Integrative Medicine, produced in collaboration with Mayo Clinic—one of the finest health institutions on the planet—provides 12 informative lectures on the science-based facts of commonly used integrative treatments.
  4. A History of India

    A History of India

    Michael H. Fisher
    3.8 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (83)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Over 5,000 years, India has been home to a rich tapestry of cultures, and the lands east of the Indus River have long been a hub for trade and cultural exchange. Today the subcontinent contains 20% of the world’s population and is an economic powerhouse. Go inside this thrilling story with A History of India, a breathtaking survey of South Asia from its earliest societies through the challenges of the 21st century.
  5. How to Program: Computer Science Concepts and Python Exercises Sale

    How to Program: Computer Science Concepts and Python Exercises

    John Keyser
    4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (154)
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    Programming is an eminently learnable skill that gives you unrivalled problem-solving power you can apply in all areas of life. It’s also a fun, creative activity that provides insight into how we control the devices that influence virtually every aspect of our lives. The 24 engaging and information-rich lessons of How to Program teach you one of the world’s most accessible and powerful computer languages,...
  6. Becoming a Great Essayist

    Becoming a Great Essayist

    Jennifer Cognard-Black
    3.9 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Discover the keys to unlock your potential in essay writing. If you have a clever anecdote, an interesting memory, or a strong opinion, then you have an essay in you. These illuminating lectures explore many genres of essays, challenge you with stimulating writing prompts, and provide insights into how to write compelling essays. In mastering this versatile form, you gain skills to apply to any other form of writing.
  7. Archaeology: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Sites

    Archaeology: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Sites

    Eric H. Cline
    4.5 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (196)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Archaeology brings us face-to-face with our distant ancestors and with life as it was lived in long-ago civilizations. This thrilling new course, produced in partnership with National Geographic, introduces you to over 20 of the most significant archaeological sites on the planet, providing both an in-depth look at the sites themselves and an insider’s view of the history, science, and technology of archaeology.
  8. An Introduction to Formal Logic Sale

    An Introduction to Formal Logic

    Steven Gimbel
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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    From advertisers trying to separate you from your money, to politicians trying to get your vote, to friends who want you to agree with them, many people use flawed and misleading arguments to sway your behavior. Formal logic is intellectual self-defense and the key to clear thinking, good planning, and sound reasoning. Learn the principles in 24 lucid lectures taught by a professor who practices what he teaches.
  9. Medical School for Everyone: Pediatrics Grand Rounds

    Medical School for Everyone: Pediatrics Grand Rounds

    Roy Benaroch
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (18)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Put on the doctor’s white coat and step into the exciting world of pediatrics in Medical School for Everyone: Pediatrics Grand Rounds. Kids, for all their youth and vigor, aren’t indestructible, and little patients can often have big ailments. Uncover clues to solve medical mysteries in infants, toddlers, and teens alongside an expert pediatrician as you learn how doctors treat young patients.
  10. English in America: A Linguistic History

    English in America: A Linguistic History

    Natalie Schilling
    3.8 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Would you address a group of people as: “you guys,” “yinz,” “y’all,” or something else? Your answer can provide insight into who you are. American English has a colorful history, influenced by contact between many cultures. Dialect variations are widespread, reflecting and shaping changes in our society. The many American EnglishES represent who we have always been as a nation: e pluribus unum—out of...
  11. Death, Dying, and the Afterlife: Lessons from World Cultures

    Death, Dying, and the Afterlife: Lessons from World Cultures

    Mark Berkson
    4.7 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Death is the horizon against which our lives unfold. Knowledge of mortality has inspired much of human activity—religion, philosophy, the arts, and science have all been driven by our understanding of death. Many cultures have learned to see death as a window into the meaning of life. Embark on an uplifting, meaningful, and multidisciplinary exploration of life’s only certainty with this modern memento mori.
  12. Turning Points in Middle Eastern History

    Turning Points in Middle Eastern History

    Eamonn Gearon
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (113)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    The Middle East is a critically important area of our world, but much media coverage fails to accurately convey the complexities of this pivotal region. Discover a breathtaking panorama of history, exploring a 1,300-year window from the rise of Muhammad to the fall of the Ottoman Empire after World War I. Focus on specific moments that changed the direction of events—moments that still resonate in the 21st century.
  13. The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Energy is the engine that fuels civilization. To comprehend the issues surrounding energy production, distribution, and consumption in the 21st century, you need to understand the science behind how energy works. And you need a reliable, unbiased source to give you the facts you need to form your own educated opinions. This course imparts essential information for any well-informed citizen of the world.
  14. The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

    The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The technological advances of the 21st century have brought both benefits and new questions about privacy and civil liberties. Around the globe, governments and corporations are capturing and analyzing vast quantities of information. Uncover how they gather and use the data, and explore the tension between security and freedom. Get the facts to make your own reasonable choices—and step toward an empowered future.
  15. The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes

    The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Never before have we been able to acquire, record, communicate, and use information in so many different forms. This revolution goes far beyond limitless content—information also underlies our understanding of ourselves, the natural world, and the universe. Discover how the concepts of information reveal breathtaking insights into the workings of nature, even as they lay the foundation of astounding new...
  16. How Great Science Fiction Works

    How Great Science Fiction Works

    Gary K. Wolfe
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Science fiction can take us places in time and space where no other art can. It has motivated cutting-edge scientific research, inspired new technologies, and changed how we view everyday life—and its themes and questions permeate popular culture. Take an unparalleled look at the influence, history, and greatest works of science fiction with illuminating insights and fascinating facts about this wide-ranging genre.
  17. The Mysterious Etruscans

    The Mysterious Etruscans

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.3 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The Etruscans were the original inhabitants of central Italy. Centuries before Rome’s rise, they built cities along fortified hilltops, developed a system of roads, and invented the “Roman” arch. While they had their own system of government and their own myths, the Etruscans borrowed much from the Greeks—and gave much to the Romans. Without them, much of the foundations of Western civilization would...
  18. The Big Questions of Philosophy

    The Big Questions of Philosophy

    David Kyle Johnson
    4 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    We have all pondered seemingly unanswerable but significant questions about our existence: Why are we here? What is knowledge? Does God exist? There is no better way to study the big questions in philosophy than to compare how the world’s greatest minds have analyzed these questions and reasoned out potential solutions. The final step is always deciding for yourself whether you find an explanation convincing.
  19. How to Draw

    How to Draw

    David Brody
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (478)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Experience the joy of drawing—an art anyone can learn—in this brilliantly designed course by a celebrated artist and teacher, and learn to draw your own landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and more. These 36 in-depth lessons help you build a complete set of drawing skills in a step-by-step, detailed manner, developing your ability to draw what you see from observation and invent whole worlds from your...
  20. A History of Eastern Europe

    A History of Eastern Europe

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (167)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Experience the astounding history of one of the world’s most fascinating places—and fill in a critical gap in your understanding of the globe. Uncover waves of migration and invasion, battles over the formation and dissolution of nations, and struggles for self-rule and self-identification that form the captivating story of this region. This survey gives you the historical context to understand Eastern Europe...