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  1. England, the 1960s, and the Triumph of the Beatles Sale

    England, the 1960s, and the Triumph of the Beatles

    Michael Shelden
    4.8 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (21)
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    In England, the 1960s, and the Triumph of the Beatles, best-selling biographer, Professor Michael Shelden offers a fresh look at how a pop band became one of the most compelling voices against the status quo. Taking you deeper than any simple music survey, these 12 lectures zero in on the story of how the Beatles emerged as a worldwide phenomenon—and the songs like “Yesterday” and “Help!” that defined them.
  2. Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe Sale

    Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe

    Lynne Olson
    5 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
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    Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe is your chance to meet men and women of courage and conscience who helped change the course of the war—but who have slipped into the cracks of history. Taught by historian Lynne Olson, author of seven acclaimed books about World War II, these 12 scintillating lectures offer a trove of fascinating, largely untold stories across Europe and America.
  3. World War II: The Pacific Theater Sale

    World War II: The Pacific Theater

    Craig L. Symonds
    4.6 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
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    World War II: The Pacific Theater—produced by The Great Courses in partnership with HISTORY®—takes you into the sweeping story of the American fight against the Japanese. Taught by Professor Craig L. Symonds, a distinguished military historian at the US Naval War College, these 24 vivid lectures chronicle the global trajectory of the war in the Pacific, from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the birth of the atomic...
  4. Books that Matter: The Federalist Papers Sale

    Books that Matter: The Federalist Papers

    Joseph L. Hoffmann
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
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    Books That Matter: The Federalist Papers gives you the chance to delve into one of the most influential guides to the U.S. Constitution. Taught by acclaimed professor and legal scholar Joseph L. Hoffmann of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, these 12 thought-provoking lectures unpack the 85 brilliant essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay that serve essentially as the Bible of American...
  5. America's Long Struggle Against Slavery Sale

    America's Long Struggle Against Slavery

    Richard Bell
    4.4 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
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    America’s Long Struggle against Slavery is your chance to survey the history of the American anti-slavery movement, from the dawn of the transatlantic slave trade during the late 15th century to the end of Reconstruction in 1877 and beyond. Taught by Professor Richard Bell of the University of Maryland, these 30 eye-opening lectures give you an up-close view of a venal institution and the people who fought against...
  6. The Greek World: A Study of History and Culture Sale

    The Greek World: A Study of History and Culture

    Robert Garland
    4.4 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
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    The ancient Greeks, more than any other early culture, have given us the template for Western civilization. This course takes you from the great Classical and Hellenistic eras through Greece’s dramatic modern history. You’ll discover Greek culture in examples such as: Athenian democracy; Greek religious beliefs; Greek drama, epic poetry, and philosophy; and Greek sculpture, vase painting, and architecture.
  7. The Great Tours: France through the Ages Sale

    The Great Tours: France through the Ages

    John Greene
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
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    France ignites the imagination and dazzles the senses like no other country on Earth. In this thrilling travelogue, you’ll discover the 35,000-year-old cave paintings of Chauvet, the medieval castles of the Cathars, the palace of Versailles, and the sites where the French Revolution unfolded. You’ll also explore romantic Paris; the Loire Valley châteaux; and France’s food, wine, sublime art and architecture,...
  8. The Pagan World: Ancient Religions Before Christianity Sale

    The Pagan World: Ancient Religions Before Christianity

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.6 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (25)
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    In The Pagan World: Ancient Religions before Christianity, you will meet the fascinating, ancient polytheistic peoples of the Mediterranean and beyond, their gods and goddesses, and their public and private worship practices, as you come to better understand the foundational role religion played in their daily lives. Because their religion circumscribed almost all aspects of life both inside and outside the home, it...
  9. America after the Cold War: The First Thirty Years Sale

    America after the Cold War: The First Thirty Years

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4 out of 5
    45% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (11)
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    America after the Cold War: The First Thirty Years offers you the chance to step back and look at the complex and ever-evolving story of the United States from 1990 to 2019. Taught by esteemed professor and Great Courses favorite Dr. Patrick Allitt of Emory University, these 12 fascinating lectures tie all the threads of contemporary life together and give you a rich understanding of the world we live in today.
  10. World War II: Battlefield Europe Sale

    World War II: Battlefield Europe

    David R. Stone
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
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    Designed in partnership with HISTORY® and using a distinctly European perspective, World War II: Battlefield Europe provides a fresh lens through which to study major battles, larger-than-life personalities, twists of fate, and tales of intrigue. Over 24 lectures, a military historian reveals the strategic decisions behind U-boat assaults, D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, the fall of Berlin, and so much more.
  11. A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome Sale

    A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    3.8 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
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    From Ben-Hur to Spartacus to Gladiator, get a front-row look at the great movies that have shaped ancient Rome’s role in popular culture and memory. The 12 lectures of Professor Gregory S. Aldrete’s A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome cover over 50 years of cinematic history and talent, and immerse you in the glory and grandeur—and even the folly—of classic and contemporary films set in Roman...
  12. Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom Sale

    Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Douglas O. Linder
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
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    In Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom, you will learn how liberty increased in our country when individuals sued for freedoms and when cases were brought specifically to test the limits of the Constitution. In 24 fascinating lectures, Professor Douglas O. Linder of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law takes you behinds the scenes of the trials that recognized many of the...
  13. The Real History of Secret Societies Sale

    The Real History of Secret Societies

    Richard B. Spence
    4.1 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
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    Secret societies have attracted some of history’s most brilliant, and some of its most evil, minds. Often demonized by their enemies, many secret societies have become the stuff of myths and conspiracy theories. Award-winning Professor Richard B. “Rick” Spence brings the expertise of HISTORY® as he guides you through the fascinating, often mystifying—sometimes disturbing—occasionally inspiring world of...
  14. Play Ball! The Rise of Baseball as America's Pastime Sale

    Play Ball! The Rise of Baseball as America's Pastime

    Bruce Markusen
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
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    Every time you watch baseball, you’re participating in the latest chapter of a compelling story that goes back hundreds of years. In 24 lectures that paint a portrait of the sport’s remarkable past, taking you from the decades before the Civil War to the pivotal year of 1920, Play Ball! The Rise of Baseball as America’s Pastime strikes a perfect balance between sports lore and cultural history.
  15. Years That Changed History: 1215 Sale

    Years That Changed History: 1215

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
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    Years That Changed History: 1215 is a unique course, offering you the chance to delve into one of the most interesting periods in world history. Over 24 wide-ranging lectures, Professor Dorsey Armstrong of Purdue University gives you the Big History of this singular year, introducing you to the people, events, and consequences of the world in 1215.
  16. The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World Sale

    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)
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    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.
  17. How Winston Churchill Changed the World Sale

    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. A New History of the American South Sale

    A New History of the American South

    Edward L. Ayers
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
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    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.
  19. Renaissance: The Transformation of the West Sale

    Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Jennifer McNabb
    4 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    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.
  20. Ancient Civilizations of North America Sale

    Ancient Civilizations of North America

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (189)
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    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...