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  1. Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Robert Garland
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (15)
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    Over the course of 24 engaging lectures, Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University unpacks the development of Athenian democracy, going inside the assemblies and courts to reveal how citizen rule worked—and where it came up short. Unprecedented, flawed, relevant to our time, and captivating in its own right, the story of Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages explores what is arguably the boldest...
  2. The World's Greatest Churches Sale

    The World's Greatest Churches

    William R. Cook
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    The great churches represent some of the world’s most stunning masterpieces of architecture, art, and faith. In The World’s Greatest Churches, go on a guided tour of the most outstanding, memorable, and meaningful churches in the world. Lavishly illustrated with breathtaking photos, detailed floor plans, and 3-D models, these lectures take you deeply into Christianity through its most important buildings.
  3. Late Middle Ages

    Late Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (102)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What were the Late Middle Ages—medieval or modern? Any period that falls between two eras bears the hallmarks of transition. Witness the medieval carnage of frequent wars, improved weaponry, and the Black Death, and discover the modernity of intellectual and cultural maturing, and philosophical movements that celebrated the individual. Professor Philip Daileader is your guide with The Late Middle Ages, the...
  4. Understanding Russia: A Cultural History Sale

    Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

    Lynne Ann Hartnett
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
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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...
  5. How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    Michael Shelden
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    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.
  6. The Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time Sale

    The Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time

    Bill Briwa
    3.7 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
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    We’d all love to create the same wholesome, delicious meals that professional chefs make. But the one thing that often prevents us from doing so: lack of time. Now, in the six innovative and practical lessons of The Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time, award-winning Chef-Instructor Bill Briwa of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America shows you the same skills, strategies, and tricks that...
  7. The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking Sale

    The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking

    Bill Briwa
    3.9 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Save up to $90.00 Starting at $24.95 $119.95 $24.95$119.95
    Whether oregano, chilies, coriander, cinnamon, thyme, or even tea, spices add incredible dimensions to what would otherwise be plain, ordinary meals. In The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking, join Chef-Instructor Bill Briwa of The Culinary Institute of America as he reveals the essentials of incorporating a variety of spices from around the world into your everyday meals. An aromatic...
  8. How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques

    How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques

    Melinda Myers
    3.7 out of 5
    57% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Starting at $109.95 Starting at $109.95 $119.95 $109.95$119.95
    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...
  9. The Everyday Guide to Wines of France

    The Everyday Guide to Wines of France

    Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (19)
    Starting at $109.95 Starting at $109.95 $119.95 $109.95$119.95
    Grab a glass and join acclaimed Master of Wine Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan on a fascinating six-lecture tour of the best wines that France has to offer with The Everyday Guide to Wines of France. What makes French wines stand out from their international counterparts? How does the varied landscape of France shape and influence what’s in your wine glass? Why do French wines command such respect from culinary experts...
  10. Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals

    Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals

    Elizabeth A. Murray
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (83)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Many famous cases have been reexamined in recent years using the great advances made in forensic science. Cold cases have been reopened. Supposedly solved crimes have been analyzed anew. Explore how cutting-edge investigative techniques are being applied to help unravel criminal enigmas all over the world.
  11. Concert Masterworks

    Concert Masterworks

    Robert Greenberg
    4.5 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$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,...
  12. History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    Robert Bucholz
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (144)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Explore the Tudor-Stuart era: a captivating examination of the 229-year period from 1485–1714 during which England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into what has been called the first modern society. In making that transformation, England became the wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth. Award-winning Professor Robert Bucholz of Loyola University of Chicago presents a sweeping, 48-lecture course...
  13. 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
    (86)
    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.
  14. Redefining Reality: The Intellectual Implications of Modern Science

    Redefining Reality: The Intellectual Implications of Modern Science

    Steven Gimbel
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    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...
  15. Turning Points in Middle Eastern History

    Turning Points in Middle Eastern History

    Eamonn Gearon
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    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.
  16. American Ideals:  Founding a "Republic of Virtue" Sale

    American Ideals: Founding a "Republic of Virtue"

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.5 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
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    Just which "ideals" were affirmed by the Founders? What lessons of history were closely studied by them? American Ideals: Founding a "Republic of Virtue" is an invitation to enter this part of the American debate regarding human nature and the conditions right for its flourishing. In these carefully crafted lectures, Professor Daniel N. Robinson traces the dominant features of the early American ethos that...
  17. Mr. Lincoln: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

    Mr. Lincoln: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

    Allen C. Guelzo
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (112)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    What made our 16th president capable of achieving his greatness? Explore this grand question with the help of award-winning Professor Allen C. Guelzo, one of the country's most distinguished Abraham Lincoln scholars. In Mr. Lincoln: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, he takes you on an insightful tour of Lincoln's life and an evaluation of how his legacy lives on today. See Lincoln through the eyes of those who knew,...
  18. Shakespeare's Tragedies

    Shakespeare's Tragedies

    Clare R. Kinney
    4.8 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Shakespeare’s contributions to stage and language are unequaled. In what Professor Clare Kinney calls the "power and audacity of his poetry and stagecraft," Shakespeare has left audiences breathless these past four centuries. But beyond his astonishing feats of language and dramatic impact, Shakespeare also left us a legacy, crafted from his experiences and explorations, of suffering and transgression in his six...
  19. Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization Sale

    Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization

    Amanda H. Podany
    4.9 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Explore Mesopotamia, a civilization that flourished for more than 3,000 years. Mesopotamians built the first complex urban societies; developed writing, literature, and law; and united vast regions through warfare and diplomacy. However, much still remains to be discovered about this fascinating place. In Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization, you’ll witness a whole new world opening before your...
  20. Great Presidents

    Great Presidents

    Allan J. Lichtman
    4.4 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Meet 12 of America’s most important presidents. Through revealing anecdotes and “inside stories” you can examine their lives, achievements, and legacies to American life and politics through the eyes of political expert Dr. Allan J. Lichtman. These 12 leaders steered the United States through pivotal times: Washington, Jefferson, Jackson, Polk, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Truman,...