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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. Understanding Complexity

    Understanding Complexity

    Scott E. Page
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover and grasp the fundamentals and applications of the amazing field of complexity science with Understanding Complexity. Professor Scott E. Page—one of the field's most highly regarded teachers and researchers—shows you how complexity science helps us understand the nature and behavior of financial markets, corporations, native cultures, governments, and other systems that play important roles in...
  3. Physics of History Sale

    Physics of History

    David J. Helfand
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    With recent developments in technology, scientists can now use physics to explore intimate details about history, from the rise and fall of preliterate societies to the origins of the solar system. The Physics of History, taught by award-winning Professor David J. Helfand of Columbia University, gives you the background you need to understand how scientists know what they do about the past. These 24 richly...
  4. 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...
  5. Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London Sale

    Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London

    Catherine B. Scallen
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Of all the world's great art museums, the National Gallery, London, is the only place where you can truly grasp the breathtaking scope of European painting from the late medieval period through the 19th century. Take a virtual tour of this world-class collection in Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London. In 24 fascinating lectures, noted art scholar Professor Catherine B. Scallen provides a memorable...
  6. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America Sale

    Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America

    Peter Conn
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    There's much more to our nation's best-selling books than the enormous sales figures they rake in. They also provide us with unique ways to appreciate and understand American culture. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America is a pointed 24-lecture tour of key best-selling works in the history of U.S. literature and what they reveal about the cultural climate of our nation at particular points in...
  7. Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Ian Worthington
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Ancient Greek civilization tells a complex and intriguing story about the growth of the pivotal institutions that laid the groundwork for Western civilization. The Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World immerses you in this exciting crucible of innovation with 48 lectures that focus on Greek democracy, law, and empire, as well as the people who molded them. Taught by award-winning Professor Ian Worthington, this...
  8. The Art of Critical Decision Making

    The Art of Critical Decision Making

    Michael A. Roberto
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Making a good decision is a skill—one that can be learned, honed, and perfected. Now, approach the important decisions in your life with a more seasoned, educated eye. The Art of Critical Decision Making explores how individuals, groups, and organizations make effective choices. These 24 fascinating lectures also provide you with the skills and techniques you need to enhance the effectiveness of your own...
  9. Biblical Wisdom Literature Sale

    Biblical Wisdom Literature

    Joseph Koterski, S.J.
    4.1 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In the history of wisdom literature, no tradition matches the solace and profundity found in the teachings of the Bible. In Biblical Wisdom Literature, award-winning professor Father Joseph Koterski takes you deep inside the enlightening spiritual teachings that have inspired the world. In 36 thought-provoking lectures, explore books and works such as the book of Proverbs, the book of Job, and the Song of Songs in...
  10. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    London's impact on Western civilization is nothing short of profound, and its greatness continues to this day. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World reveals everything you need to know about the riveting history behind this magnificent metropolis. Discover this amazing city as it was lived and felt during various stages in its history, from the city's founding as a Roman outpost to its...
  11. Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World Sale

    Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.2 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Quantum mechanics gives us a picture of the world so radically counterintuitive that it has changed our perspective on reality itself. In Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World, award-winning Professor Benjamin Schumacher gives you the logical tools to grasp the paradoxes and astonishing insights of this field. Designed specifically for nonscientists, these 24 lectures reveal breathtaking...
  12. Mathematics from the Visual World Sale

    Mathematics from the Visual World

    Michael Starbird
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Geometry has long been recognized not only as a fascinating skill, but as a gateway to the highest realms of human thought. Mathematics from the Visual World, taught by distinguished Professor Michael Starbird, introduces you to the terms, concepts, and astonishing power of geometry, including topology, conic sections, non-Euclidian geometry, congruence, and much more. In 24 richly illustrated lectures, you discover...
  13. Life Lessons from the Great Books Sale

    Life Lessons from the Great Books

    J. Rufus Fears
    3.9 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    For every important moment in your life, there is a Great Book that can give you a unique perspective on the experience. In Life Lessons from the Great Books, master storyteller and veteran Teaching Company Professor J. Rufus Fears shows you how some of Western civilization's greatest literary masterpieces can provide you with guidance and consolation. Every book you explore in this course—from the Odyssey to...
  14. Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire

    Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    How did ancient Rome communicate its civic and cultural values to its citizens? Award-winning Professor Steven L. Tuck, in Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire, examines how Rome connected with its citizens through a range of spectacles and shared experiences, including extravagant public displays, architecture, engineering, and more. Featuring more than 1,000 sumptuous...
  15. Darwinian Revolution Sale

    Darwinian Revolution

    Frederick Gregory
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection rank with those of Copernicus and Newton for their iconic stature in science. In The Darwinian Revolution, explore the remarkable story of Darwin's ideas, how scientists and religious leaders reacted to them, and the resulting sea change in human thought. In these 24 absorbing lectures taught by award-winning Professor Frederick Gregory, learn how a strikingly original...
  16. Thinking about Capitalism

    Thinking about Capitalism

    Jerry Z. Muller
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In an era of increasing globalization, capitalism plays a dramatic role in the world economy and your everyday life. Explore the wealth of perspectives on this pervasive economic force in Thinking about Capitalism, and gain fresh insights into capitalism's history, its proponents and opponents, and its startling impact on our world. Drawing on his exceptional ability to frame each thinker's concerns within its...
  17. Making History: How Great Historians Interpret the Past

    Making History: How Great Historians Interpret the Past

    Allen C. Guelzo
    3.8 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    How did the world's great historians create their monumental histories? What are their unique motives and visions in doing so? And what role does the historian's viewpoint play in what you accept as truth? In Making History: How Great Historians Interpret the Past, veteran Teaching Company Professor Allen C. Guelzo takes you deep inside the minds of our greatest historians—including Herodotus, Thucydides, David...
  18. Cosmology: The History and Nature of Our Universe Sale

    Cosmology: The History and Nature of Our Universe

    Mark Whittle
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover a wealth of insights into the origin, evolution, composition, and probable fate of our universe. In the 36 lectures of Cosmology: The History and Nature of Our Universe, astronomer and award-winning Professor Mark Whittle makes this profound subject understandable and awe inspiring. With the aid of more than 1,700 vivid illustrations, discover how this scientific field has helped us decipher mysteries about...
  19. Rights of Man: Great Thinkers and Great Movements

    Rights of Man: Great Thinkers and Great Movements

    Paul Gordon Lauren
    3.1 out of 5
    48% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Follow the inspirational story of human rights in The Rights of Man: Great Thinkers and Great Movements. Taught by Professor Paul Gordon Lauren, a leading authority on the history of human rights, these 24 lectures detail the evolution of our inalienable rights—from powerful visions in the minds of great leaders and everyday individuals to the movements that shattered centuries of inequality. As you learn how...
  20. Masterworks of American Art Sale

    Masterworks of American Art

    William Kloss
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    What makes a work of art "American”? How do some of our country's greatest paintings depict its rich history? Explore these and other illuminating questions in Masterworks of American Art, taught by acclaimed art historian and Professor William Kloss. This sweeping 24-lecture survey shows you how brilliant artists including Benjamin West, Thomas Eakins, and Winslow Homer helped create a rich portrait of American...