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  1. History of the English Language, 2nd Edition

    History of the English Language, 2nd Edition

    Seth Lerer
    4.6 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (96)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Sixteen centuries ago a wave of settlers from northern Europe came to the British Isles speaking a mix of Germanic dialects. Today we call that dialect Old English, the ancestor of the language nearly one in five people in the world speaks every day. How did this ancient tongue evolve into the elegant idiom of Chaucer, Shakespeare, and other great writers? And how does English continue develop today? The History of...
  2. Exploring the Roots of Religion

    Exploring the Roots of Religion

    John R. Hale
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Experience the thrill of discovery and learn the sacred secrets behind Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, the Acropolis, and other mysterious ancient locales. In the 36 riveting lectures of Exploring the Roots of Religion, practicing archaeologist and award-winning Professor John R. Hale shows you how sacred buildings, complexes, tomb structures, artwork, and more have provided us with unparalleled knowledge about early...
  3. Woodworking 101: Techniques and Everyday Projects

    Woodworking 101: Techniques and Everyday Projects

    George Vondriska
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Whether you're crafting a future family heirloom or doing simple repairs around the house, Woodworking 101: Techniques and Everyday Projects is an invaluable guide. This hands-on and practical course, made in partnership with the Woodworkers Guild of America, teaches you the basic setup and functions of common power tools, buying tips, tricks to optimize tools, and provides inspiring ideas for projects.
  4. The Big History of Civilizations

    The Big History of Civilizations

    Craig G. Benjamin
    4.2 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    The Big History of Civilizations is your chance to apply a cutting-edge historical approach to the epic story of humanity across time and around the world. Taught by acclaimed Professor Craig G. Benjamin of Grand Valley State University, these 36 sweeping lectures trace the grand story of human civilizations from our emergence as a species, through the agricultural and industrial revolutions, and into the future.
  5. Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century

    Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (111)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The story of the 20th century is filled with leaders who promised utopia and instead delivered war, genocide, and dictatorship. This provocative and unsettling subject is covered in this 24-lecture series, which will help you understand this seemingly senseless and inexplicable record of inhumanity and how we may prevent it from recurring. Examples of leaders who resisted the century’s inhuman trends offer hope...
  6. How to Publish Your Book

    How to Publish Your Book

    Jane Friedman
    4.2 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Today’s authors face unprecedented competition in the writing market. Get extensive insights into the publishing process that will help you avoid common mistakes and pitfalls that many writers encounter. Understanding how publishing works, from finalizing your book to effective marketing, can make the difference between a manuscript sitting on your closet shelf—or rising to the top of the best-sellers list.
  7. 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
    (75)
    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.
  8. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    With record-breaking highs one minute and economy-rocking lows the next—not to mention arcane rules and ambiguous terminology—it can seem as if there’s no way to feel truly comfortable in the financial markets. But there is, and it’s more accessible than you might think. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets is an essential primer on this domain, from its functions, strengths,...
  9. Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy Sale

    Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

    John Philip Colletta
    4.8 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
    Save up to $180.00 Starting at $19.95 $229.95 $19.95$229.95
    Genealogy is a journey of self-discovery that can teach you as much about yourself as about those who came before you. But what holds many of us back from unearthing our family history is uncertainty about how to go about it. Which resources should you use—or trust? How do you make your way through tangles of public records? How do you bring facts together into a complete story you can share with others? With...
  10. How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone

    How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone

    Melinda Myers
    4.4 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Growing your own food is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Whether you live on rural acreage or a city lot, anyone can grow a simple garden—regardless of your skill level and busy schedule. These 12 lessons are full of tips and tricks for novice gardeners and green thumbs alike. Learn to grow fresh food right outside—or inside—your home.
  11. Fall and Rise of China

    Fall and Rise of China

    Richard Baum
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (125)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    How did modern China become one of the most important global powers of the 21st century? Join China expert and Professor Richard Baum as he brings to life the human struggles, political upheavals, and spectacular speed of this nation's rebirth in The Fall and Rise of China. Offering multilevel insights into one of the most astounding real-life dramas of modern history, his 48 lectures weave together the diverse...
  12. Great Ideas of Philosophy, 2nd Edition

    Great Ideas of Philosophy, 2nd Edition

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.3 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (148)
    Starting at $499.95 Starting at $499.95 $724.95 $499.95$724.95
    These lectures offer a coherent and beautifully articulated introduction to the great philosophic conversation of the ages. They cover an enormous range of seminal thinkers and perspectives, but always from the vantage point of the enduring questions: What can we know? How ought we to act? How should we order our life together? Dr. Robinson's lectures make the ideas of philosophy thrilling, passionate, human, and...
  13. Thinking about Capitalism Sale

    Thinking about Capitalism

    Jerry Z. Muller
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
    Save up to $389.95 Starting at $30.00 $429.95 $30.00$429.95
    In an era of increasing globalization, capitalism plays a dramatic role in the world economy and your everyday life. Explore the wealth of perspectives on this pervasive economic force in Thinking about Capitalism, and gain fresh insights into capitalism's history, its proponents and opponents, and its startling impact on our world. Drawing on his exceptional ability to frame each thinker's concerns within its...
  14. Biology and Human Behavior: The Neurological Origins of Individuality, 2nd Edition

    Biology and Human Behavior: The Neurological Origins of Individuality, 2nd Edition

    Robert Sapolsky
    4.9 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (124)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    When are we responsible for our own actions, and when are we in the grip of biological forces beyond our control? This intriguing question is the scientific province of behavioral biology, a field that explores interactions among the brain, mind, body, and environment that have a surprising influence on how we behave and interact.
  15. Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond

    Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond

    Michael Dues
    4.3 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Improve and enhance the way you handle conflict in your professional and personal life with The Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond. These 24 lectures by award-winning Professor Michael Dues are filled with practical tips, tools, and techniques—all of which draw on groundbreaking research and strategies rooted in the "win-win" model that has dominated this exciting field...
  16. Origins of Great Ancient Civilizations

    Origins of Great Ancient Civilizations

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (136)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Uncover deep mysteries about the ancient civilizations of the Near East—and their indelible impact on the history of the world—with Origins of Great Ancient Civilizations. This course is your introduction to the fascinating civilizations that often receive only a few lines of cursory discussion in the average textbook on Western civilization, including: the Hitties, the Assyrians, and the Sumerians. Along the...
  17. Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Jennifer McNabb
    4.1 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    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.
  18. The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works

    The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    In The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works, join Great Courses favorite Professor Robert Greenberg as he guides you through 30 works that, in his expert opinion, can be considered among the greatest orchestral works in the history of Western concert music. Rich with detailed musical excerpts, these 32 lectures will open your ears to the profound joy and meaning of landmark creations by Haydn, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and...
  19. Nutrition Made Clear

    Nutrition Made Clear

    Roberta H. Anding
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (240)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Replace nutritional misconceptions with hard science you can understand in Nutrition Made Clear. In 36 in-depth lectures taught by dietitian and Professor Roberta H. Anding, explore the fundamentals of good nutrition and learn how to practically apply them to your unique lifestyle. Designed to appeal to anyone at any age, this course is an invaluable source of medically backed, statistically proven information about...
  20. History of Russia: From Peter the Great to Gorbachev

    History of Russia: From Peter the Great to Gorbachev

    Mark Steinberg
    4 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Grasp what Russian life was like as Professor Steinberg analyzes ideas of power not only from the viewpoint of its rulers, but also from that of the ruled; the theme of happiness and its pursuit that resonates throughout Russian history, and ideas of morality and ethics as wielded by both the Russian state and its critics.