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  1. Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age

    Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age

    Thomas Childers
    4.7 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    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.
  2. The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence

    The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    The evolution of minerals has played a central role all across the surface of the planet and throughout its interior. In The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence, experience the thrill of piecing together this story in an enlightening new perspective. In 48 lectures by Professor Robert M. Hazen, the noted scientist who pioneered the study of mineral evolution, you...
  3. History of World Literature

    History of World Literature

    Grant L. Voth
    4.8 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    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...
  4. Classics of British Literature

    Classics of British Literature

    John Sutherland
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    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...
  5. Foundations of Eastern Civilization Sale

    Foundations of Eastern Civilization

    Craig G. Benjamin
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    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...
  6. 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
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (250)
    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...
  7. History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective Sale

    History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    Look at ancient history from a fresh, innovative vantage point with the 48 lectures of History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective. Historian and Professor Gregory S. Aldrete’s course examines the ancient world’s greatest civilizations from the Mediterranean, Asia, and the Americas—including those of Rome, Greece, China, Persia, India, and the Maya—not in isolation but in the full context of where...
  8. Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations Sale

    Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations

    Andrew C. Fix
    3.8 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (104)
    Save up to $530.00 Starting at $39.95 $599.95 $39.95$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.
  9. Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean World Sale

    Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean World

    Glenn S. Holland
    3.8 out of 5
    56% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Save up to $530.00 Starting at $39.95 $599.95 $39.95$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.
  10. Art across the Ages Sale

    Art across the Ages

    Ori Z. Soltes
    4.3 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Save up to $510.00 Starting at $89.95 $599.95 $89.95$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...
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Turning Points in American History Sale

    Turning Points in American History

    Edward T. O'Donnell
    4.9 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (136)
    Save up to $490.00 Starting at $44.95 $599.95 $44.95$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...
  15. 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
    (137)
    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...
  16. War and World History

    War and World History

    Jonathan P. Roth
    3.6 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    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...
  17. 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?
  18. Human Prehistory and the First Civilizations

    Human Prehistory and the First Civilizations

    Brian M. Fagan
    4 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (117)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Where do we come from? How did our ancestors settle this planet? How did the great historic civilizations of the world develop? How does a past so shadowy that it has to be painstakingly reconstructed from fragmentary, largely unwritten records nonetheless make us who and what we are? This broad survey course begins with the origins of the earliest evolving humans more than 2.5 million years ago and explores how the...
  19. History of Freedom

    History of Freedom

    J. Rufus Fears
    4.2 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
    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.
  20. Operas of Mozart Sale

    Operas of Mozart

    Robert Greenberg
    4.5 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Save up to $375.00 Starting at $29.95 $429.95 $29.95$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...