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  1. Classics of American Literature Sale

    Classics of American Literature

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.5 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
    Save up to $720.00 Starting at $74.95 $869.95 $74.95$869.95
    Classic stories and poems of American literature are found in the pages of Franklin, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, Dickinson, Twain, Whitman, Faulkner, and many others. When was the last time you read them? Possibly not as recently as you'd like. Why? Not because you wouldn't love it. But perhaps the demands of your daily life or some other reason have prevented this pleasure. Now, here is the opportunity...
  2. Understanding Literature and Life: Drama, Poetry and Narrative

    Understanding Literature and Life: Drama, Poetry and Narrative

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.5 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $399.95 Starting at $399.95 $399.95 $399.95$399.95
    This course is an introduction to the major texts of Western culture, from antiquity onward. It stresses the uniqueness of literary language, the formal and generic conventions of writing, the position that literature occupies as a site for historical and ideological conflicts, and the continuing human significance of the great works of the past and present.
  3. Biology: The Science of Life Sale

    Biology: The Science of Life

    Stephen Nowicki
    4.5 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (109)
    Save up to $729.95 Starting at $60.00 $809.95 $60.00$809.95
    One of the greatest scientific feats of our era is the astonishing progress made in understanding the intricate machinery of life. This intensive, 72-lecture course gives you the background and guidance to explore in depth the fundamental principles of how living things work-principles such as evolution by natural selection, the cellular structure of organisms, the DNA theory of inheritance, and other key ideas that...
  4. Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Sale

    Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

    Anthony A. Goodman
    4.5 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (154)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    Surgeon, writer, and Professor Anthony A. Goodman puts a solid understanding of human anatomy and physiology within your grasp. You'll learn to see how structure and function are integrated into efficient unity—a perspective that reveals the logic and symmetry of the human organism with awesome clarity. Using detailed color illustrations, life-sized models, and, in one lecture, a video shot during surgery, Dr....
  5. Great Ideas of Psychology Sale

    Great Ideas of Psychology

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.1 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    This introduction to psychology stands out because it brilliantly analyzes the larger intellectual context in which the discipline has grown up. From Plato and Aristotle to Freud and Jung, you follow the fascinating debates that occur and recur as one school of thought after another seeks answers to the continuing mysteries of the mind.
  6. Concert Masterworks

    Concert Masterworks

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    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,...
  7. Bach and the High Baroque Sale

    Bach and the High Baroque

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    The music of Johann Sebastian Bach fuses emotional power, religious devotion, technical virtuosity, diverse national styles, and sheer genius in ways that are unforgettable, delightful, and moving. Professor Robert Greenberg explains all this and more with compelling insight, deep human sympathy, and puckish wit. Join him, and learn to hear Bach with more pleasure and understanding than ever before.
  8. Symphonies of Beethoven

    Symphonies of Beethoven

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Almost since their creation, Ludwig van Beethoven's nine symphonies-each one pathbreaking and stunning-have formed the cornerstone of orchestral literature. Viewed from the unique vantage point that Professor Robert Greenberg offers, "The Nine" bear witness to Beethoven's artistic brilliance as well as the profound and continuing influence of his achievements.
  9. How to Listen to and Understand Opera Sale

    How to Listen to and Understand Opera

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (83)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    For more than 400 years, opera has been one of the most popular performing arts. Professor Robert Greenberg can show you how you can learn to understand, appreciate—even to love—opera in just 32 lectures. With the knowledge of opera from this course, you will understand how opera is a unique marriage of words and music in which the whole is far greater than its parts. You will learn the reasons for...
  10. Life and Operas of Verdi

    Life and Operas of Verdi

    Robert Greenberg
    4.5 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Giuseppe Verdi is still the most popular composer in the 400-year history of opera. What were the sources of his unbridled creativity? And why have his operas left such a lasting impression on the history of classical music? Discover the answers in The Life and Operas of Verdi, a fascinating 36-lecture course taught by award-winning composer and Professor Robert Greenberg. Tour Verdi's life and music, and trace his...
  11. Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age

    Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age

    Thomas Childers
    4.7 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Do you want to improve your understanding of where we are today, how we got here, why the 20th century unfolded as it did, and even what the next millennium might hold? This perceptive, richly documented course covers the history and global impact of Europe since the French Revolution.
  12. American Civil War Sale

    American Civil War

    Gary W. Gallagher
    4.9 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (225)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    Many TV shows have dealt with the American Civil War, but not one offers the combination of crisp, comprehensive narrative and in-depth analysis that you will find in this course. In 48 masterful lectures, leading Civil War historian Professor Gary W. Gallagher explains both the strategy and battles of the war as well as its effects on all Americans. You'll learn how armies were recruited, equipped, and trained....
  13. History of World Literature

    History of World Literature

    Grant L. Voth
    4.9 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Whether around the campfire or between the covers of a book, the urge to express life's meaning is a human constant. Distinguished scholar Grant L. Voth guides you through the great works of literature that reflect the deep need for self-expression, in a journey that will take you from the auditoriums of Ancient Greece to the quiet study of a 19th-century New England spinster. You'll sample some of the greatest...
  14. Classics of British Literature

    Classics of British Literature

    John Sutherland
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    How does literature connect a nation to its past? Few nations can offer a literary legacy that addresses this question as well as that of Great Britain. Professor John Sutherland's examination of Britain's literary treasures and their creators will show you how each is linked to those who have come before—whether building on their predecessors' work or casting it aside to challenge readers and audiences with a new...
  15. Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed

    Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.7 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (121)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    Uncover the fascinating rise and fall of the Maya and Aztec civilizations—spectacular empires with complex cultures that ruled vast stretches of pre-Columbian America. In this comprehensive course taught by the Director of the Maya Exploration Center, you’ll witness the enthralling history of these sophisticated societies as you explore their religions, governments, social organizations, arts, engineering, and...
  16. Origin of Civilization

    Origin of Civilization

    Scott MacEachern
    3.5 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Discover how human beings from around the world created the impressive cultural and political systems that would forever alter the course of history. In this grand 48-lecture course, travel to places such as ancient Mesopotamia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Mesoamerica to view their formative states and civilizations from gripping archaeological and historical perspectives. Delivered by award-winning Professor Scott...
  17. Foundations of Eastern Civilization Sale

    Foundations of Eastern Civilization

    Craig G. Benjamin
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    So much of our historical knowledge is rooted in Western civilization. But Eastern civilization has its own fascinating story, with consequences that matter deeply to our lives today. Now you can take a grand journey to explore the big accomplishments of Eastern civilization, from the material economy of day-to-day life to the political and religious philosophies that would bind Eastern cultures together for...
  18. The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    Robert Garland
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (290)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    Take this chance to get beyond the abstract dates and figures, kings and queens, and battles and wars that make up so many historical accounts in The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World. In 48 richly detailed lectures, Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University covers the breadth and depth of human history from the perspective of the so-called ordinary people, from its earliest...
  19. Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations

    Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations

    Andrew C. Fix
    3.7 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (109)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Explore four centuries of radical transformation as a decimated Europe rose from the ashes of the plague to embrace the Renaissance and the Age of Enlightenment. In this course, you will explore the political, social, cultural, and economic revolutions that transformed Europe between the arrival of the Black Death in the 14th century and the onset of the Age of Enlightenment in the 18th century.
  20. Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean World

    Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean World

    Glenn S. Holland
    3.8 out of 5
    56% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    How did ancient people cope with the overwhelming mysteries of the universe? This course uses ancient texts and archaeological evidence to explore the religious cultures of the ancient Mediterranean world, from the earliest indications of human religious practices during prehistoric times to the conversion of the Roman Empire. You will learn about ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Syria-Palestine, and more.