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  1. The Conservative Tradition

    The Conservative Tradition

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.6 out of 5
    94% 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...
  2. Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London Sale

    Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London

    Catherine B. Scallen
    4.1 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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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...
  3. 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
    (61)
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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...
  4. Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World Sale

    Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Ian Worthington
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (99)
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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...
  5. 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
    (103)
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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...
  6. Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World

    Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.2 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (120)
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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...
  7. Biblical Wisdom Literature Sale

    Biblical Wisdom Literature

    Joseph Koterski, S.J.
    4 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
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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...
  8. 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
    (110)
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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...
  9. Mathematics from the Visual World Sale

    Mathematics from the Visual World

    Michael Starbird
    4.4 out of 5
    84% 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...
  10. Life Lessons from the Great Books

    Life Lessons from the Great Books

    J. Rufus Fears
    3.9 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
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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...
  11. Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire Sale

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

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
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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...
  12. Darwinian Revolution Sale

    Darwinian Revolution

    Frederick Gregory
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
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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...
  13. Thinking about Capitalism Sale

    Thinking about Capitalism

    Jerry Z. Muller
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (117)
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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...
  14. Making History: How Great Historians Interpret the Past Sale

    Making History: How Great Historians Interpret the Past

    Allen C. Guelzo
    3.8 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
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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...
  15. 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
    (173)
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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...
  16. 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
    (25)
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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...
  17. Masterworks of American Art

    Masterworks of American Art

    William Kloss
    5 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (62)
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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...
  18. Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond

    Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond

    Scott P. Stevens
    4.4 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
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    Game theory-the science of interactive, rational decision making-helps us understand how and why we make decisions. It also provides insights into human endeavors including biology, politics, and economics. In Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond, business consultant and award-winning Professor Scott P. Stevens helps you understand this profoundly important field. Throughout these 24...
  19. 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
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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...
  20. History of Christian Theology Sale

    History of Christian Theology

    Phillip Cary
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (104)
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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...