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  1. Americas in the Revolutionary Era

    Americas in the Revolutionary Era

    Marshall C. Eakin
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    The revolution that created the U.S. was one of many "American revolutions." From 1776 to 1825, wars for independence created 19 new nations in the Western Hemisphere. This course examines revolutionary movements and their leaders in the American colonies and in those that became the nations of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Haiti, and Mexico, among others. Why did independence succeed or fail in different locations?
  2. The Symphony

    The Symphony

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (44)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    This course brings longtime Teaching Company favorite Professor Robert Greenberg to a 300-year survey of the symphony with the enthusiasm, energy, and breadth of knowledge that are his trademarks. As you explore the evolution and development of this remarkable musical genre, you enjoy musical excerpts from well- known compositions in addition to some that may be new to you, along with enlightening musical and...
  3. From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History

    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)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    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...
  4. Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Sale

    Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

    Anthony A. Goodman
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
    Save up to $470.00 Starting at $89.95 $599.95 $89.95$599.95
    Surgeon, writer, and Professor Anthony A. Goodman puts a solid understanding of human anatomy and physiology within your grasp. You'll learn to see how structure and function are integrated into efficient unity—a perspective that reveals the logic and symmetry of the human organism with awesome clarity. Using detailed color illustrations, life-sized models, and, in one lecture, a video shot during surgery, Dr....
  5. From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity

    From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.2 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The traditional form of Christianity we know today includes beliefs, practices, a canon of sacred scripture, and even its own stated history, but it emerged only after many years of transition and conflict—with Judaism and with what can now only be called the "lost Christianities." Professor Bart D. Ehrman takes you through Christianity's first centuries to examine its transition from the religion of Jesus to a...
  6. Robert E. Lee and His High Command

    Robert E. Lee and His High Command

    Gary W. Gallagher
    4.8 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Professor Gary W. Gallagher of the University of Virginia presents a lecture series designed to help you understand more about the Civil War and deepen your appreciation of the decisions made by Lee and his generals and the implications they had both on and off the battlefield. Whether you are relatively new to exploring this conflict or interested in strategy and tactics, this series offers a balanced outlook.
  7. 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.
  8. The Era of the Crusades

    The Era of the Crusades

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.4 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Professor Kenneth Harl, Tulane University’s nine-time teaching award winner, leads a thorough and intellectually challenging analysis of one of history’s most renowned and influential periods of religious warfare. You will fully appreciate how Western civilization changed in many profound ways during the Crusading era, and explore misperceptions and long-debated questions about the Crusades.
  9. Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas

    Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.3 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    Enjoy discovering the bold and insightful habits of thinking that arise in the world of mathematics as you grasp strategies for approaching, enjoying, and understanding the world. You will come away with a new appreciation of mathematics through these thoroughly entertaining lectures, and an enhanced awareness of the richness, texture, and beauty around you each day.
  10. Age of Henry VIII Sale

    Age of Henry VIII

    Dale Hoak
    4.1 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    Henry VIII was England’s first great Renaissance prince: dynamic, brilliant, charming—as well as ferocious, terrifying, and dangerous. He changed the face of history in England and the West, is well known for having six wives, and instigated the circumstances that resulted in the Reformation. Study his reign and era along with noted British history expert Dale Hoak. How we should assess the legacy of such an...
  11. European History and European Lives: 1715 to 1914 Sale

    European History and European Lives: 1715 to 1914

    Jonathan Steinberg
    4.6 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Save up to $375.00 Starting at $29.95 $429.95 $29.95$429.95
    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.
  12. History of the United States, 2nd Edition

    History of the United States, 2nd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (126)
    Starting at $649.95 Starting at $649.95 $869.95 $649.95$869.95
    This sweeping, 84-lecture series features three award-winning professors sharing their insights into this nation's past in their own areas of special interest, from European settlement and the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, 19th-century industrialization, world wars, and today's outlook. You will gain a lucid picture of the factors that enabled the United States to become the largest, wealthiest, and most...
  13. History of the Supreme Court

    History of the Supreme Court

    Peter Irons
    4.4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    The Supreme Court has defined the boundaries of our speech and actions since its first meeting in 1790, adding to our history books names such as Justices Earl Warren, Thurgood Marshall, and Warren Burger, and landmark trials including Roe v. Wade and Dred Scott v. John Sandford. You will have a front-row seat with Professor Peter Irons as you hear lawyers actually arguing before the Court, and examine the themes of...
  14. Life and Operas of Verdi

    Life and Operas of Verdi

    Robert Greenberg
    4.5 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Giuseppe Verdi is still the most popular composer in the 400-year history of opera. What were the sources of his unbridled creativity? And why have his operas left such a lasting impression on the history of classical music? Discover the answers in The Life and Operas of Verdi, a fascinating 36-lecture course taught by award-winning composer and Professor Robert Greenberg. Tour Verdi's life and music, and trace his...
  15. Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century Sale

    Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (111)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    The story of the 20th century is filled with leaders who promised utopia and instead delivered war, genocide, and dictatorship. This provocative and unsettling subject is covered in this 24-lecture series, which will help you understand this seemingly senseless and inexplicable record of inhumanity and how we may prevent it from recurring. Examples of leaders who resisted the century’s inhuman trends offer hope...
  16. Great World Religions: Christianity

    Great World Religions: Christianity

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.2 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    The lectures of Great World Religions: Christianity provide you with a clear survey of the most important elements of a vital religious tradition that has become the world's largest faith. In award-winning Professor Luke Timothy Johnson's course, consider fundamental issues including Christianity's birth and expansion across the Mediterranean world, the development of its core doctrine, its deep connections to...
  17. Great World Religions: Judaism

    Great World Religions: Judaism

    Isaiah M. Gafni
    4.2 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    What is the essence of Judaism? Is it the Ten Commandments? The teachings of the Hebrew Bible? Or something else entirely? Professor Isaiah M. Gafni of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem addresses these and other fundamental issues as he explores the ever-changing, 4,000-year saga of Judaism, one of the world's most ancient and influential religions. Throughout Great World Religions: Judaism, you study this faith as...
  18. Great World Religions: Hinduism

    Great World Religions: Hinduism

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.1 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Great World Religions: Hinduism provides you with an engaging window into the roots of a faith that is perhaps the most diverse of all, and which rejects the notion that there is one path to the divine. Over the course of Hinduism's 5,000-year journey, you'll explore the pantheon of Hindu gods and goddesses; the sacred writings in the Vedas, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Upanishads; the Aryan language of Sanskrit; and...
  19. Great World Religions: Buddhism

    Great World Religions: Buddhism

    Malcolm David Eckel
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    In its 2,500-year history, Buddhism has expanded from a tiny religious community in northern India into a movement that now spans the globe. Buddhism is your opportunity to trace the history, principles, and evolution of a theology that is both familiar and foreign. These lectures are a historical survey of Buddhism, from its origin in India in the 6th century B.C.E. to its present status as a major world faith....
  20. United States and the Middle East: 1914 to 9/11 Sale

    United States and the Middle East: 1914 to 9/11

    Salim Yaqub
    4.3 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (145)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    This course is a narrative history of U.S. political involvement in the Middle East, designed to provide you with additional perspective and understanding. Such knowledge is helpful to broaden your ability to place today's headlines into greater context, evaluate what may happen next, and understand those oncoming events when they do occur.