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  1. Foundations of Eastern Civilization Sale

    Foundations of Eastern Civilization

    Craig G. Benjamin
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Save up to $490.00 Starting at $44.95 $599.95 $44.95$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...
  2. The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World Sale

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

    Robert Garland
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (262)
    Save up to $470.00 Starting at $89.95 $599.95 $89.95$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...
  3. Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations

    Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations

    Andrew C. Fix
    3.8 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (105)
    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.
  4. Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean World

    Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean World

    Glenn S. Holland
    3.7 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
    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.
  5. Art across the Ages

    Art across the Ages

    Ori Z. Soltes
    4.3 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at $599.95 Starting at $599.95 $599.95 $599.95$599.95
    In Art across the Ages, Professor Ori Z. Soltes has crafted a course in Western visual art that serves as both a mind-broadening survey and an essential introduction. It is designed to give anyone interested in Western art a firm familiarity with its basics, acquainting you with major artists and styles in various media and providing a broad foundation for deeper exploration. By giving you a ready grasp of the...
  6. Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy

    Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy

    Pamela Radcliff
    4.5 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $289.95 $289.95$289.95
    The 20th century transformed the political, social, and economic structures of the world in ways no one could have imagined as the 1800s came to a close. Even today, more than a century later, that transformation is far from complete. This course is a comprehensive 48-lecture examination of this extraordinary period and is designed around history’s ideas as much as its events.
  7. 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
    (145)
    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...
  8. Origins and Ideologies of the American Revolution

    Origins and Ideologies of the American Revolution

    Peter C. Mancall
    3.7 out of 5
    54% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    In Professor Peter C. Mancall's 48 lectures you learn how our emerging nation astonished the world leaders of the day, broke away from its mother country, and fashioned a republic capable of sustaining itself generation after generation.
  9. American Identity

    American Identity

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.6 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $289.95 $289.95$289.95
    Historian Patrick N. Allitt investigates the national character by introducing you to notable Americans from Thomas Jefferson to Al Capone, whose lives speak eloquently about qualities that make one truly American. While the course is enjoyable simply as a well-told series of biographies, it does much more, helping you gain a deeper understanding of the trends and ideas that shaped America.
  10. Turning Points in American History

    Turning Points in American History

    Edward T. O'Donnell
    4.9 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (139)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Relive the most groundbreaking moments in the story of the United States of America with Turning Points in American History. These 48 lectures by masterful historian and Professor Edward T. O'Donnell offer a different perspective on the sweeping narrative of U.S. history. Spanning the arrival of the first English colonists to the chaos of the Civil War to the birth of the computer age and beyond, this course is a...
  11. Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World Sale

    Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (138)
    Save up to $490.00 Starting at $69.95 $599.95 $69.95$599.95
    More than just a history of Western civilization, Foundations of Western Civilization II is a course about the meaning of civilization itself. Taught by Professor Robert Bucholz, it promises profound rewards for students of history at every level, a grand narrative of the past five centuries—of social progress, political evolution, industrialization, and other economic factors—within a coherent context for...
  12. War and World History

    War and World History

    Jonathan P. Roth
    3.6 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Take a highly provocative look at history with War and World History. In these 48 intriguing lectures, celebrated military historian and Professor Jonathan P. Roth offers you fresh insights into human society through a penetrating look at the effects of war. Far from a traditional approach to military events, this panoramic course is the story of the intimate interconnections of war with human cultures and societies...
  13. 20th-Century American Fiction

    20th-Century American Fiction

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.5 out of 5
    50% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $289.95 $289.95$289.95
    Professor Arnold Weinstein explores the works of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and others in this remarkable lecture series. Like no one else in the world, Americans grow up believing—or imagining—that they are masters of a destiny without constraint. How did this national ethos unleash a body of fiction dramatically different from anything that came before?
  14. History of Freedom

    History of Freedom

    J. Rufus Fears
    4.2 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Join historian and classical scholar J. Rufus Fears as he tells the dramatic story of history's most powerful idea from ancient Greece to our own day. What did freedom mean to Abraham Lincoln-and to Robert E. Lee? What did it mean to Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Martin Luther King? What does it mean to us today? Find out in this deeply moving, thought-provoking course.
  15. Philosophy and Religion in the West

    Philosophy and Religion in the West

    Phillip Cary
    4.5 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    This course examines how philosophy and religion have interacted throughout history on fundamental questions of religious belief, including the concepts of God, creation, sin, mercy, and redemption. Invoking the writing of the greatest Greek, Jewish, and Christian thinkers as well as "modern" philosophers such as Hume, Kant, Schleiermacher, and Nietzsche, this course casts new light on the entire...
  16. History of Christianity in the Reformation Era

    History of Christianity in the Reformation Era

    Brad S. Gregory
    4.6 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Explore a watershed period in history as you examine the people, ideas, and events that transformed Western Christianity at the dawn of the modern age. This course is designed to give you a balanced, historical overview of the complex and dramatic events of the Reformation era during the epoch-making years between Luther’s 95 Theses in 1517 and the end of the Thirty Years’ War in 1648.
  17. Operas of Mozart

    Operas of Mozart

    Robert Greenberg
    4.5 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Mozart pushed the genre of opera to the point of comprehensive reinvention in his brief life, continually excelling in its composition and continually delighting audiences. Perhaps no composer has ever loved opera with more passion. Teaching Company favorite Professor Robert Greenberg examines Mozart's life, influences, and major operas. The scandalous Cosi fan tutte, crystalline Magic Flute, majestic Don Giovanni...
  18. Geometry: An Interactive Journey to Mastery

    Geometry: An Interactive Journey to Mastery

    James S. Tanton
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Inscribed over the entrance of Plato’s Academy were the words, “Let no one ignorant of geometry enter my doors.” To ancient scholars, geometry was the gateway to knowledge. Its core skills of logic and reasoning are essential to success in school, work, and many other aspects of life. Yet sometimes students, even if they have done well in other math courses, can find geometry a challenge. Now, in the 36...
  19. Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works

    Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works

    Elizabeth A. Murray
    4.3 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    The desire to identify lawbreakers and bring them to justice is so great that it has inspired countless stories, novels, plays, movies, and television series. But how accurate are the fictional portrayals of crime investigations? What happens behind the scenes when forensic scientists crack a case? Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works takes you from the crime scene to the lab to the courtroom in 36...
  20. History of Science: 1700-1900

    History of Science: 1700-1900

    Frederick Gregory
    4.5 out of 5
    53% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $229.95 $229.95$229.95
    Blending history with science, this series cuts across scientific disciplines to show you the spirit of excitement and exploration that accompanied the development of science from the Enlightenment through the 19th century. Great thinkers considered issues ranging from weightless matter to the existence of an unsuspected prehistoric world—while contending with demanding pressures from state, church, and culture.