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  1. Ancient Empires before Alexander Sale

    Ancient Empires before Alexander

    Robert L. Dise Jr.
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Ancient Empires before Alexander is your opportunity to finally complete your knowledge of the ancient world with a comprehensive look at history's first empires: Akkad, Assyria, Babylon, Hatti, Carthage, and more. Professor Robert L. Dise Jr. examines these fascinating kingdoms as they endure the struggles, successes, and failures of establishing an empire. In 36 fascinating lectures, follow these thrilling realms...
  2. Between the Rivers: The History of Ancient Mesopotamia Sale

    Between the Rivers: The History of Ancient Mesopotamia

    Alexis Q. Castor
    4 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (105)
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    The impact of ancient Mesopotamia on the development of human civilization—including writing, codes of law, cities, and epic poetry—is staggering. Between the Rivers: A History of Ancient Mesopotamia takes you on an exciting journey through this area bordered by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, from Neolithic times to the age of Alexander the Great. In 36 fascinating lectures, award-winning Professor Alexis Q....
  3. Emperors of Rome Sale

    Emperors of Rome

    Garrett G. Fagan
    4.2 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    They are said to be the most powerful rulers who ever lived—a checkered mix of the wise, the brutal, and the unhinged. For more than five centuries they presided over a multiethnic empire that was nearly always at war, if not with neighbors then with rebellious factions within the empire itself. The full scope of their powers was not systematized in constitutional law, a fact that tempted many of them to overreach...
  4. Late Antiquity: Crisis and Transformation Sale

    Late Antiquity: Crisis and Transformation

    Thomas F. X. Noble
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
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    Explore the five momentous centuries that link the Classical and Modern worlds in Late Antiquity: Crisis and Transformation. This 36-lecture course, taught by distinguished medieval historian Professor Thomas F. X. Noble, shows you how the fall of the Roman Empire gave rise to three great civilizations: Medieval Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the Islamic Caliphate. You explore many features of the period between...
  5. Exploring the Roots of Religion Sale

    Exploring the Roots of Religion

    John R. Hale
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    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...
  6. Life Lessons from the Great Myths Sale

    Life Lessons from the Great Myths

    J. Rufus Fears
    3.6 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Change the way you think about the greatest stories ever told with Life Lessons from the Great Myths by acclaimed Great Courses Professor J. Rufus Fears. A powerful work of storytelling prowess, this 36-lecture course explores individuals and events that so gripped civilizations, they transcended to the level of myth. Taking you from the battlefields of Alexander the Great to the conquests of Napoleon Bonaparte to...
  7. The World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History

    The World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History

    J. Rufus Fears
    3.5 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Join storyteller and award-winning Professor J. Rufus Fears as he presents what he considers to be the 36 defining moments in our past with The World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History. This course is an intriguing tour of history, from the creation of the Code of Hammurabi to the opening battles of the American Revolution to the terrorist attacks of September 11th. Using his impressive ability to draw...
  8. Italian Renaissance Sale

    Italian Renaissance

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.6 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    When you think of the Italian Renaissance, chances are you think of all that it gave us: the sculptures of Michelangelo. The paintings of Leonardo da Vinci. The writings of Petrarch and Machiavelli. But have you ever wondered why there was such an artistic, cultural, and intellectual explosion in Italy, beginning in the 14th century? Why did it occur in Italy and not some other part of Europe? Why did it happen...
  9. Woodworking 101: Techniques and Everyday Projects Sale

    Woodworking 101: Techniques and Everyday Projects

    George Vondriska
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    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.
  10. Quilting Essentials: From Design to Color and Beyond

    Quilting Essentials: From Design to Color and Beyond

    Heather Thomas
    4.5 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover a new approach to an old craft with expert textile designer and quilt artist Heather Thomas from National Quilters Circle.
  11. Philosophy of Science Sale

    Philosophy of Science

    Jeffrey L. Kasser
    4.3 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Philosopher Jeffrey Kasser launches an ambitious inquiry into what makes science science. The route to the answers is a challenging, thought-provoking quest, requiring logic, persistence, intellectual rigor, and imagination.
  12. The Big Questions of Philosophy Sale

    The Big Questions of Philosophy

    David Kyle Johnson
    4 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    We have all pondered seemingly unanswerable but significant questions about our existence: Why are we here? What is knowledge? Does God exist? There is no better way to study the big questions in philosophy than to compare how the world’s greatest minds have analyzed these questions and reasoned out potential solutions. The final step is always deciding for yourself whether you find an explanation convincing.
  13. Redefining Reality: The Intellectual Implications of Modern Science

    Redefining Reality: The Intellectual Implications of Modern Science

    Steven Gimbel
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
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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...
  14. Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions Sale

    Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions

    Jay L. Garfield
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    What is the meaning of life? How do we find that meaning? To whom should we listen as we shape the path we will walk through the world? The Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions is an invigorating way to begin or continue your pursuit of these and other questions. Professor Jay L. Garfield's 36 lectures offer you a rigorous and wide-ranging exploration of what various...
  15. Wisdom of History Sale

    Wisdom of History

    J. Rufus Fears
    4.2 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (150)
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    Professor J. Rufus Fears believes not only can we learn from history—we must. In this course, he draws on decades of experience as a world-renowned scholar and classical historian to examine the patterns of history. Ignoring them, by choice or because we've never learned to see them, is to risk becoming their prisoner, doomed to repeat the mistakes that have toppled leaders, nations, and empires throughout time.
  16. Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle Sale

    Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle

    Robert C. Bartlett
    3.8 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The arguments of the Greek thinkers Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle represent daring leaps into some of the most profound and intellectually exciting concepts in philosophy. Challenge and satisfy your intellectual curiosity with Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle, an in-depth exploration of the dramatic turn in philosophical direction that began with these three philosophers. Award-winning...
  17. Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition Sale

    Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition

    Tyler Roberts
    4.1 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition, noted scholar and Professor Tyler Roberts leads you on a fascinating 36-lecture journey that will help you understand the more than 300-year-long debate about the nature of religious faith and its compatibility with reason. It's a debate that increasingly swirls around the role of religion in the public arena in fields such as...
  18. Philosophy of Religion Sale

    Philosophy of Religion

    James Hall
    3.7 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Professor James Hall invites you on a 36-lecture, intellectual journey to explore the questions of divine existence which humankind has debated for centuries. You will find the tools of logic and argument the professor applies in this course offer benefits you can take far beyond the issue of God's existence or the broader subject of religion. Enjoy wrapping your mind around questions for which every potential...
  19. The Conservative Tradition Sale

    The Conservative Tradition

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.6 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover just how pivotal a role Conservatism has played in defining our political tradition and shaping the modern West with The Conservative Tradition. Award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt guides you on a detailed exploration of Conservatism's lineage, principles, key figures, and impact on history. No matter where you place yourself on the ideological spectrum, these 36 lectures will undoubtedly cause you to...
  20. Cycles of American Political Thought Sale

    Cycles of American Political Thought

    Joseph F. Kobylka
    4.5 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Examine a broad survey of American intellectual history in the dynamic course, The American Mind. Discover aspects of the elaborate structure that became modern America, tracing ideas in politics, religion, education, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, literature, social theory, and science—proving that Americans have a much richer intellectual tradition than generally imagined. Continue your fascinating study...