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  1. Physics in Your Life Sale

    Physics in Your Life

    Richard Wolfson
    4.7 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
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    Why does a curveball curve? Why does ice float? How do CDs and DVDs work? Why don't your legs break when you jump off a chair? What keeps a moving bicycle from falling over? These questions involve physical principles that relate not only to interesting aspects of our daily lives, but also explain fundamental features of reality. In this DVD-only course, filled with hands-on demonstrations, you explore the physics...
  2. Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire Sale

    Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
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    How did ancient Rome communicate its civic and cultural values to its citizens? Award-winning Professor Steven L. Tuck, in Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire, examines how Rome connected with its citizens through a range of spectacles and shared experiences, including extravagant public displays, architecture, engineering, and more. Featuring more than 1,000 sumptuous...
  3. String Quartets of Beethoven

    String Quartets of Beethoven

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
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    In The String Quartets of Beethoven, award-winning composer and celebrated Great Courses Professor Robert Greenberg guides you through the power and beauty of the maestro's 16 quartets for two violins, viola, and cello. This captivating new course is a rare opportunity for you to grasp the musical riches and spiritual greatness of the quartets in a clear and accessible way. In twenty-four 45-minute lectures,...
  4. Beethoven's Piano Sonatas Sale

    Beethoven's Piano Sonatas

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
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    Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas provide a window into his personal musical development and highlight the piano as an evolving instrument. Professor Robert Greenberg combines analysis of extensive musical excerpts with historical anecdotes, metaphors, and humor to show what goes on inside a musical composition and how Beethoven often broke all former rules to achieve a new, powerful effect.
  5. The World of Byzantium Sale

    The World of Byzantium

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (91)
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    Open new vistas of historical insight as you join award-winning scholar and lecturer Kenneth W. Harl in this study of the crucial yet overlooked civilization of Byzantium. These lectures fill a gap in history and give you a much wider and more accurate perspective on everything from the decline of imperial Rome to the rise of the Renaissance.
  6. Major Transitions in Evolution Sale

    Major Transitions in Evolution

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.3 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
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    Embark on an unforgettable look into the past with Major Transitions in Evolution, which tells the science-detective story of the giant leaps that gave rise to nature's boundless diversity. In these 24 lavishly illustrated lectures by two engaging professors-paleontologist Anthony Martin and paleoanthropologist John Hawks-investigate the conditions that led to the first complex cells, flying insects, flowering...
  7. Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature Sale

    Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature

    Pamela Bedore
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
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    Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature delivers 24 illuminating lectures which plunge you into the history and development of utopian ideas and their dystopian counterparts. You’ll encounter some of the most powerful and influential texts in this genre as you travel centuries into the past and thousands of years into the future, through worlds that are beautiful, laughable, terrifying, and always...
  8. Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are Sale

    Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are

    David Livermore
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
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    When in Rome, do as the Romans do. The concept of cultural adaptation is hardly new, but in our increasingly globalized world, the need for cross-cultural understanding has never been more essential to our success in life, both personally and professionally. Yet how can we possibly adapt to all the cultures surrounding us? And is adaptation always the best approach? In Customs of the World: Using Cultural...
  9. Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London Sale

    Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London

    Catherine B. Scallen
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
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    Of all the world's great art museums, the National Gallery, London, is the only place where you can truly grasp the breathtaking scope of European painting from the late medieval period through the 19th century. Take a virtual tour of this world-class collection in Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. In 24 fascinating lectures, noted art scholar Professor Catherine B. Scallen provides a memorable...
  10. Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

    Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

    Lynne Ann Hartnett
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
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    In a time when the eyes of the Western world are drawn to Russia and her role on the world stage, it’s amazing how little many of us really know about it. Blending history with cultural studies, the 24 lectures of Understanding Russia: A Cultural History bring you closer than ever to the Russian people through the poetry of Pushkin, the comfort of early folk tales, the faith of medieval iconography, the...
  11. How Winston Churchill Changed the World Sale

    How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    Michael Shelden
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
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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.
  12. Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany Sale

    Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany

    Catherine Kleier
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    If you look around right now, chances are you’ll see a plant. It could be a succulent in a pot on your desk, grasses or shrubs just outside your door, or trees in a park across the way. Proximity to plants tends to make us happy, even if we don’t notice, offering unique pleasures and satisfactions. In Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany, Dr. Catherine Kleier opens our eyes to the phenomenal and exciting...
  13. The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables

    The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables

    Bill Briwa
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    From main dishes to cocktails to desserts, The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables reveals how you can prepare fresher, more vibrant food at home every night of the week. Across 24 step-by-step lessons, Chef Bill Briwa—an award-winning Professor of Culinary Arts at the esteemed Culinary Institute of America—provides the expert insight you need to make vegetables a focal point of your meals, with or without...
  14. High Middle Ages Sale

    High Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (102)
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    As the last millennium dawned, Europe didn't amount to much. Illiteracy, starvation, and disease were the norm. In fact, Europe in the year 1000 was one of the world's more stagnant regions—an economically undeveloped, intellectually derivative, and geopolitically passive backwater. Three short centuries later, all this had changed dramatically. The flowering of medieval civilization between the years 1000 and...
  15. From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity Sale

    From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.2 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (90)
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    The traditional form of Christianity we know today includes beliefs, practices, a canon of sacred scripture, and even its own stated history, but it emerged only after many years of transition and conflict—with Judaism and with what can now only be called the "lost Christianities." Professor Bart D. Ehrman takes you through Christianity's first centuries to examine its transition from the religion of Jesus to a...
  16. How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques Sale

    How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques

    Melinda Myers
    3.7 out of 5
    57% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
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    Growing your own plants in containers is the perfect way to liven up a living space without much of the hassle associated with traditional gardening. All it takes is an understanding of the essentials of container gardening, as well as access to some of the same design tips, tricks, and techniques that trained gardeners and landscape artists use to create unforgettable natural displays—all of which you can find in...
  17. Living History: Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds Sale

    Living History: Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

    Robert Garland
    4.3 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
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    Explore great moments of history through the eyes of everyday citizens. Living History spotlights 24 turning points where the tide of history changes irrevocably. Moving deeper into these momentous events, you step into the scene and hear the “heartbeat of history” by engaging with a variety of first-hand accounts and authentic primary and secondary sources to experience what it was like to live during these...
  18. Concert Masterworks Sale

    Concert Masterworks

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (38)
    Save up to $530.00 Starting at $39.95 $599.95 $39.95$599.95
    This course examines eight great concert masterworks by Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorák, Strauss, Brahms, Mendelssohn, and Liszt. You explore the life, times, personality, and stylistic assumptions of the composers and analyze each composition's form, themes, thematic relationships, and expressive content. You will also discuss the impact on musical development of the Enlightenment aesthetic ideal, nationalism,...
  19. The Era of the Crusades

    The Era of the Crusades

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.4 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (87)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Professor Kenneth Harl, Tulane University’s nine-time teaching award winner, leads a thorough and intellectually challenging analysis of one of history’s most renowned and influential periods of religious warfare. You will fully appreciate how Western civilization changed in many profound ways during the Crusading era, and explore misperceptions and long-debated questions about the Crusades.
  20. Redefining Reality: The Intellectual Implications of Modern Science Sale

    Redefining Reality: The Intellectual Implications of Modern Science

    Steven Gimbel
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
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    No subject is bigger than reality itself and nothing is more challenging to understand, since what counts as reality has been undergoing continual revision for centuries. The quest to pin down what’s real is both philosophical and scientific. Redefining Reality , presented by award-winning Professor of Philosophy Steven Gimbel, shows that separating the real from the illusory is an exhilarating intellectual...