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  1. American Mind Sale

    American Mind

    Allen C. Guelzo
    4.3 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    America's distinct philosophy stems from a powerful body of thought that extends back to the first European settlers and that was enriched by later generations of American thinkers including Jonathan Edwards, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, William James, and Martin Luther King Jr. Explore the immensely stimulating conversation that made the United States what it is today with The American Mind, 36 lectures that...
  2. America and the New Global Economy Sale

    America and the New Global Economy

    Timothy Taylor
    4.4 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
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    Join expert economist and award-winning Professor Timothy Taylor as he takes you through the last 50 years of world economic history. In the 36 lectures of America and the New Global Economy, travel beyond the economy of the United States and explore the recent history of economies in countries and regions such as China, India, the Middle East, and Latin America. Study international perspectives on the new global...
  3. Mystical Tradition: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Sale

    Mystical Tradition: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    3.9 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    While mysticism is often associated with Eastern religions, the three Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each have their own rich mystical traditions. With expert religious scholar Professor Luke Timothy Johnson as your guide, learn how mysticism forms a crucial-yet often overlooked-part of these three faiths. In 36 lectures, you investigate each monotheistic religion's wealth of spiritual...
  4. Sacred Texts of the World

    Sacred Texts of the World

    Grant Hardy
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Throughout history, religious expression has been an essential human activity, deeply influencing the development of cultures and civilizations. With few exceptions, humanity’s religions are grounded in their sacred texts—foundational writings that crystallize the principles and vision of the faiths, forming the basis of belief and action. These are texts that people around the world live by and, at times, are...
  5. History of Christian Theology

    History of Christian Theology

    Phillip Cary
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Who was Jesus? Did his promise of salvation apply to everyone or only a few? How could one participate in that promise? Questions like these have long been at the heart of Christianity and have led to debate and division. In The History of Christian Theology, investigate the many responses that Christian believers, scholars, and theologians have developed over more than 2,000 years. Throughout these 36 illuminating...
  6. The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation Sale

    The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.1 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Christianity is the largest and most global religious tradition in history. For nearly 2,000 years, the Christian faith has remained at or near the center of Western moral debate and conceptions of human identity, just action, and ultimate meaning. It has both shaped history and responded to history, showing an extraordinary adaptability within greatly differing cultures. Its practice and influence appears in every...
  7. The Catholic Church: A History

    The Catholic Church: A History

    William R. Cook
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Explore the vast and fascinating history of one of the most influential institutions in the world with The Catholic Church: A History. In 36 informative and engaging lectures, follow the development of this powerful religious force throughout the centuries and witness its ability to move armies, inspire saints, and shape the lives and spirits of its more than 1 billion members. With noted historian and Professor...
  8. Art of the Northern Renaissance Sale

    Art of the Northern Renaissance

    Catherine B. Scallen
    4.6 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The term “the Renaissance” is associated with the artistic bounty of Italy—but the massive cultural transformations remaking the world were affecting art throughout northern Europe as well. In The Art of the Northern Renaissance, Professor Catherine Scallen leads an intensely visual exploration using more than 300 images—paintings, woodcuts, engravings, etchings, sculptures, drawings—by well-known artists...
  9. Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt Sale

    Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt

    William Kloss
    4.9 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Holland in the 17th century was home to the most remarkable concentration of artistic talent in modern history, including masters such as Hals, Vermeer, and-of course-Rembrandt. Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt introduces you to this important period in art history. Professor William Kloss, an independent art historian with the Smithsonian Institution, guides you through the work of more than 100 artists and more...
  10. The Music of Richard Wagner Sale

    The Music of Richard Wagner

    Robert Greenberg
    4 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Join composer and award-winning Professor Robert Greenberg for The Music of Richard Wagner, a highly incisive and in-depth investigation of the life and art of one of the greatest—and most controversial—characters in the pantheon of Western music. These 24 musically rich lectures are an accessible introduction to Wagner's celebrated works, from The Flying Dutchman to Tristan and Isolde to The Ring of the...
  11. The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works

    The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The piano has inspired many of the greatest compositional works in the Western concert repertoire since the mid-18th century. These historic milestones in piano writing are celebrated for their compositional mastery and their extraordinary power to move listeners and mirror human experience; their use of the piano in groundbreaking or unique ways; and the fact that they have stood the test of time. Now, in The...
  12. 30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World Sale

    30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World

    Diana K. McDonald
    3.9 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World offers you what few art history courses do, even in our top universities—a broad and comprehensive survey of art in the ancient world. Over the course of 36 fascinating lectures, Professor Diana Krumholz McDonald, an expert in ancient art history and an esteemed lecturer and scholar, takes you on a grand journey around the world to see some of the greatest works of art ever...
  13. A Brief History of the World Sale

    A Brief History of the World

    Peter N. Stearns
    3.4 out of 5
    52% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (141)
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    In A Brief History of the World, you'll apprehend "the big picture" of world history from the invention of agriculture in the Neolithic era to the urbanized, technological world of the 21st century. It's a compelling overview of the human experience presented by an award-winning teacher, Professor Peter N. Stearns. You'll examine and compare the peoples, cultures, and nations of Europe, Asia, Africa, and the...
  14. The Decisive Battles of World History

    The Decisive Battles of World History

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.8 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (107)
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    Discover the military conflicts that have had the greatest impact in shifting the direction of historical events and shaping our world in The Decisive Battles of World History. Covering nearly 4,000 years of history, this course explores more than three dozen history-making military engagements, from the landmark battles of the Western world to their counterparts across Asia, India, and the Middle East. These 36...
  15. European History and European Lives: 1715 to 1914 Sale

    European History and European Lives: 1715 to 1914

    Jonathan Steinberg
    4.6 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In this innovative, biographical series, Professor Jonathan Steinberg will allow you to develop a new comprehension of the living context of history. You will appreciate the great, transforming themes embodied by the 35 key figures who populate this fascinating march of biographies through two centuries of the grand drama of European history.
  16. Medieval World Sale

    Medieval World

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.4 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (142)
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    What was it like to live during the Middle Ages? Find out with The Medieval World, which offers you a different perspective on this period: one that entrenches you in the experiences of everyday men and women. Medievalist and Professor Dorsey Armstrong draws on history, literature, the arts, technology, science, and more for this 36-lecture tour that will expand your understanding of both the Middle Ages and...
  17. From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History Sale

    From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History

    Kenneth J. Hammond
    3.8 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (167)
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    In a world grown increasingly smaller, China seems somehow to remain as most of us have always seen it: a land far away and exotic, its history and thoughts veiled from most Westerners. Yet behind that veil lies one of the most amazing civilizations the world has ever known. Join award-winning Professor Kenneth J. Hammond for an in-depth exploration into China's fascinating history. Every lecture of this course may...
  18. Rise and Fall of the British Empire

    Rise and Fall of the British Empire

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
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    Explore the extensive and robust history of the largest empire in the world with The Rise and Fall of the British Empire. Award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt of Emory University leads you through four centuries of British power, innovation, influence, and ultimately, diminishment—four profound centuries that literally remade the world and bequeathed the complex global legacy that continues to shape your...
  19. Victorian Britain Sale

    Victorian Britain

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover the facts and foibles of the paradoxical Britons under the reign of Queen Victoria, as Britain became the world’s pioneer in industrialization that transformed social classes and created both immense wealth and squalor. This colonial empire, based on technical superiority and widespread belief in Anglo-Saxon racial supremacy, made Britain the most powerful nation in the world and left behind an indelible...
  20. Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies Sale

    Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies

    Robert J. Allison
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
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    Deepen your appreciation of the formative era before the birth of America with Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies. In 36 lectures, Professor Robert J. Allison tells the epic story of the events that led from the first permanent settlement at Jamestown to the eve of the Revolutionary War. Along the way, you examine in-depth topics such as the Mayflower Compact, the Pennsylvania Quaker colony, and the French...