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383 Courses

  1. Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom Sale

    Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Douglas O. Linder
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
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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...
  2. Getting Your Legal House in Order Sale

    Getting Your Legal House in Order

    Sally Hurme
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (2)
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    In Getting Your Legal House in Order, author and elder law attorney Sally Balch Hurme gives you a practical, step-by-step foray into your legal affairs. From property rights to wills and trusts to insurance and estate planning, these 18 eye-opening lectures give you everything you need to prepare your finances and your future. Filled with accessible advise, this course should be required viewing for people of any...
  3. Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy Sale

    Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.3 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (4)
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    The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) has teamed up with The Great Courses to provide an outstanding eight-lecture series designed to arm you with the very skills needed to defuse the threat of misinformation media. Ms.Tara Susman-Peña, a senior technical advisor, and her colleagues at IREX, Mehri Druckman and Nina Odura, will lead you step by step through the history, evolution, science, and impact...
  4. A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome Sale

    A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.4 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (3)
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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...
  5. Understanding the New Testament Sale

    Understanding the New Testament

    David Brakke
    4.8 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (4)
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    Join Professor David Brakke, an award-winning Professor of History at The Ohio State University, for Understanding the New Testament. In these 24 eye-opening lectures, he takes you behind the scenes to study not only the text of the New Testament, but also the authors and the world in which it was created.
  6. Understanding the Old Testament Sale

    Understanding the Old Testament

    Robert D. Miller II
    4.4 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (8)
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    The Old Testament is one of the foundational documents of Western civilization. In this course, you’ll study a selection of the major books of the Old Testament, probing their meaning and relevance. Among these, you’ll explore the prophets, the wisdom literature, and the apocalyptic literature, finding their deeper historical and religious import, as well as their sublime literary treasures.
  7. America's Musical Heritage Sale

    America's Musical Heritage

    Anthony Seeger
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In Professor Anthony Seeger’s America’s Musical Heritage, learn how to listen to the music of America with new ears. Produced in collaboration with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings—proprietor of the vast treasury of American vernacular music—these 12 lectures explore more than 200 years of music from trailblazers like Scott Joplin, the Memphis Jug Band, Woody Guthrie, and many others.
  8. The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin Sale

    The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In the 12 lectures of The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin, investigate communism’s journey from a theory to a movement that rocked the world. You’ll meet thinkers and revolutionaries like Rosa Luxemburg and Leon Trotsky; unpack the meaning of texts like Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto; and experience the shock and awe of the Paris Commune, Lenin’s October Revolution, and other events.
  9. The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome Sale

    The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.6 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
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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...
  10. What Darwin Didn't Know: The Modern Science of Evolution Sale

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

    Scott Solomon
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
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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.
  11. Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body Sale

    Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.8 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
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    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...
  12. Investigating American Presidents Sale

    Investigating American Presidents

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
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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.
  13. Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor Sale

    Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor

    Steven Gimbel
    3.8 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
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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.
  14. The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales Sale

    The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (127)
    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.
  15. How Winston Churchill Changed the World Sale

    How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    Michael Shelden
    4.9 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
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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.
  16. How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader's Guide Sale

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

    Beth Cabrera
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
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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...
  17. Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters Sale

    Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
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    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.
  18. A New History of the American South Sale

    A New History of the American South

    Edward L. Ayers
    4.3 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
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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
    4.1 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
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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
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (128)
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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...