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  1. A New History of Life

    A New History of Life

    Stuart Sutherland
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Could our planet have been seeded with life from elsewhere? How have natural forces conspired to remove most traces of life from the planet? And how has life itself responded with determination to survive and thrive in a multitude of astonishing forms? Learn about the amazing story of our world— its origins, extinctions, and evolutions—in the 36 lavishly illustrated lectures of A New History of Life. This is a...
  2. The Greatest Controversies of Early Christian History

    The Greatest Controversies of Early Christian History

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.4 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Whether we view it in religious, social, political, or economic terms, Christianity has deeply and integrally influenced the Western worldview, our way of life, and our most basic notions of selfhood, morality, and ethics. But compelling controversies surrounding the development of Christianity in its first three centuries bring into question common beliefs about the faith. Now, in The Greatest Controversies of...
  3. Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (26)
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    Solve a wide array of problems in the physical, biological, and social sciences, engineering, economics, and other areas with the skills you learn in Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. This second course in the calculus sequence introduces you to exciting new techniques and applications of one of the most powerful mathematical tools ever invented. Professor Bruce H. Edwards of the University...
  4. Scientific Secrets for Self-Control

    Scientific Secrets for Self-Control

    C. Nathan DeWall
    2.9 out of 5
    52% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at $69.95 Starting at $69.95 $119.95 $69.95$119.95
    Having the mental fortitude to reach your goals, whether they concern your job, your personal finances, your skills at a hobby, or even your waistline, seems forever unattainable. But here's the truth: Greater willpower and lasting success are well within your reach. It all depends on an understanding of the science behind self-control. And once you've grasped the fundamentals of self-control and learned how to...
  5. Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon

    Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon

    Suzanne M. Desan
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (133)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    The 25 years between the onset of the French Revolution in 1789 and the Bourbon Restoration after Napoleon in 1814 is an astonishing period in world history. Now you can learn the full story of this era that shook the foundations of the old world and marked a permanent shift for politics, religion, and society—not just for France, but for all of Europe—in Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon....
  6. What Science Knows about Cancer

    What Science Knows about Cancer

    David Sadava
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Few global challenges touch humanity with as much immediacy or ubiquity as cancer. The good news is that the landscape of cancer treatment and prevention is a vastly different place than it was even a decade ago. What Science Knows about Cancer reports from the front lines of the war on cancer with a clear and scientifically precise—yet thoroughly accessible—guide to how the disease develops, thrives, and can...
  7. Food: A Cultural Culinary History

    Food: A Cultural Culinary History

    Ken Albala
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
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    The drive to obtain food has been a major catalyst across all of history, from prehistoric times to the present. For this reason, food offers a deeply insightful lens on human history, shedding new light on the evolution of social and political systems, on cultural interactions, economic empires, human migrations, and more. Now, in Food: A Cultural Culinary History, take an enthralling journey into the human...
  8. Skepticism 101: How to Think like a Scientist

    Skepticism 101: How to Think like a Scientist

    Michael Shermer
    3.8 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Starting at $179.95 Starting at $179.95 $179.95 $179.95$179.95
    Despite our best efforts, we are all vulnerable to believing things without using logic or having proper evidence—and it doesn’t matter how educated or well read we are. Our brains seem to be hardwired to have our beliefs come first and explanations for our beliefs second. But there’s a method for avoiding this pitfall of human nature, and it’s called skepticism. In Skepticism 101: How to Think like a...
  9. The Intelligent Brain

    The Intelligent Brain

    Richard J. Haier
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    No feature of the mind is as important, controversial, and mysterious as intelligence. It is the epitome of brain function, and it has a powerful influence on success in life. And thanks to decades of research, we are closer than ever before to understanding it. Now in The Intelligent Brain, taught by one of the world’s foremost researchers on intelligence, Professor Richard J. Haier of the University of...
  10. 30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World

    30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World

    Diana K. McDonald
    3.9 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
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    30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World offers you what few art history courses do, even in our top universities—a broad and comprehensive survey of art in the ancient world. Over the course of 36 fascinating lectures, Professor Diana Krumholz McDonald, an expert in ancient art history and an esteemed lecturer and scholar, takes you on a grand journey around the world to see some of the greatest works of art ever...
  11. Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare

    Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (82)
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    Virtually every aspect of global civilization now depends on interconnected cyber systems to operate; systems that have helped advance medicine, streamline everyday commerce, and so much more. Which makes keeping these systems safe from threat one of the most pressing problems we face. Now, in the 18 lectures of Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare, delivered by cybersecurity expert Paul...
  12. How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons

    How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons

    Melinda Myers
    3.9 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (17)
    Starting at $109.95 Starting at $109.95 $119.95 $109.95$119.95
    Gardening is one of life’s great pleasures. It offers bountiful wonders—flowers, grasses, fruits, vegetables, trees—that bring you closer to the natural world. And the best part: You can learn to create gardens and landscapes in almost any setting, from large rural backyards to tight urban spaces, and in almost any climate. How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden Landscape in 6 Lessons offers you the chance to...
  13. 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...
  14. Life in Our Universe Sale

    Life in Our Universe

    Laird Close
    4.1 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Are we alone in the universe? Or does the cosmos pulse with diverse life forms? Life in Our Universe reveals the cutting-edge research leading scientists to believe that life is not exclusively the domain of Earth. Taught by Dr. Laird Close, an award-winning Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at The University of Arizona, these 24 stunningly visual lectures offer an unparalleled look at the most intriguing...
  15. How to Read and Understand Shakespeare Sale

    How to Read and Understand Shakespeare

    Marc C. Conner
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    Shakespeare enjoys near-universal agreement among scholars as well as the general public that his works are among the greatest of humanity's cultural expressions, and that we all should know and understand them. But, simply put, Shakespeare is difficult. His language and culture—those of Elizabethan England, 400 years ago—are greatly different from our own, and his poetry, thick with metaphorical imagery and...
  16. The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room Sale

    The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    Patrick Grim
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    Thinking is at the heart of our everyday lives, yet our thinking can go wrong in any number of ways. Bad arguments, fallacious reasoning, misleading language, and built-in cognitive biases are all traps that keep us from rational decision making. What can we do to avoid these traps and think better? Is it possible to think faster, more efficiently, and more systematically? The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the...
  17. How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals

    How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals

    William Lidwell
    4.3 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
    Starting at $109.95 Starting at $109.95 $119.95 $109.95$119.95
    There's an actual science behind how colors work on your eyes and your brain. And the secrets that scientists are uncovering offer astounding revelations on how colors influence the way you think, feel, and behave. Now you can learn how to tap into the power of color to create environments and achieve a range of visual goals in the six lectures of How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals, taught by design expert...
  18. How Music and Mathematics Relate Sale

    How Music and Mathematics Relate

    David Kung
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
    Save up to $180.00 Starting at $29.95 $229.95 $29.95$229.95
    Get a new perspective on two of the greatest achievements of human culture in the 12 dazzling lectures of How Music and Mathematics Relate, taught by award-winning mathematician and musician David Kung of St. Mary's College of Maryland. Understanding the connections between music and mathematics helps you appreciate both, even if you have no special ability in either field. By exploring the mathematics of music, you...
  19. Essentials of Strength Training Sale

    Essentials of Strength Training

    Dean Hodgkin
    4 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Save up to $95.00 Starting at $17.95 $119.95 $17.95$119.95
    Strength training holds the key to unlocking your optimum health and achieving your peak physique, whether you're 28 or 78. When you make strength training a part of your fitness regimen—for only 30-minute sessions two to three times per week—you're taking giant leaps toward improving your health. Now, with the three lessons and three workout sessions of Essentials of Strength Training by international fitness...
  20. Turning Points in Modern History

    Turning Points in Modern History

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Turning Points in Modern History takes you on a far-reaching journey around the globe—from China to the Americas to New Zealand—to shed light on how two dozen of the top discoveries, inventions, political upheavals, and ideas since 1400 shaped the modern world. Taught by award-winning history professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, these 24 thought-provoking lectures...