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  1. Physics in Your Life

    Physics in Your Life

    Richard Wolfson
    4.7 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Why does a curveball curve? Why does ice float? How do CDs and DVDs work? Why don't your legs break when you jump off a chair? What keeps a moving bicycle from falling over? These questions involve physical principles that relate not only to interesting aspects of our daily lives, but also explain fundamental features of reality. In this DVD-only course, filled with hands-on demonstrations, you explore the physics...
  2. Jesus and the Gospels

    Jesus and the Gospels

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.5 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Who was Jesus? Is it possible to shape a single picture from the various accounts of his life? Jesus and the Gospels examines the canonical Gospels of Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John familiar to us from the New Testament, as well as the many other, apocryphal narratives and literary works that have contributed to our perceptions of Jesus, Mary, and Christianity. Award-winning Professor Luke Timothy Johnson designed...
  3. Biology: The Science of Life Sale

    Biology: The Science of Life

    Stephen Nowicki
    4.5 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (105)
    Save up to $650.00 Starting at $99.95 $809.95 $99.95$809.95
    One of the greatest scientific feats of our era is the astonishing progress made in understanding the intricate machinery of life. This intensive, 72-lecture course gives you the background and guidance to explore in depth the fundamental principles of how living things work-principles such as evolution by natural selection, the cellular structure of organisms, the DNA theory of inheritance, and other key ideas that...
  4. Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt Sale

    Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

    Bob Brier
    4.7 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (165)
    Save up to $210.00 Starting at $12.95 $229.95 $12.95$229.95
    No great civilization continues to speak to us like that of ancient Egypt. Yet what made Egypt great were the individuals who ruled it. Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt recounts the lives and accomplishments of great leaders such as Tutankhamen, Ramses the Great, and Cleopatra. Professor Bob Brier, an acclaimed Egyptologist, presents a veritable 30-century history of Egypt that peers into almost every aspect of...
  5. Chamber Music of Mozart Sale

    Chamber Music of Mozart

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    Professor Robert Greenberg of San Francisco Performances presents an outstanding opportunity to study and enjoy a variety of chamber works drawn primarily from Mozart’s golden years in Vienna, 1781–1791. The centerpiece of this 16-lecture course is the set of six Haydn string quartets that Mozart dedicated to his friend, the great Joseph Haydn.
  6. Peoples and Cultures of the World Sale

    Peoples and Cultures of the World

    Edward Fischer
    4 out of 5
    52% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    As the “science of humanity,” anthropology can help us understand virtually everything about ourselves, from our political and economic systems, to why we get married, to how we decide to buy a particular bottle of wine. In this 24-lecture series, Professor Edward Fischer of Vanderbilt University provides an extraordinary glimpse into the world’s varied human societies—including our own.
  7. Introduction to Judaism

    Introduction to Judaism

    Shai Cherry
    4.5 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    Judaism is far from simple, and as a religion, culture, and civilization, it has evolved in surprising ways. Professor Shai Cherry shows how, for all it has changed, Judaism has maintained unbroken ties to a foundation text, an ethnicity, a set of rituals and holidays, and a land. Join him for this enlightening 24-lecture course and discover Judaism’s remarkable history.
  8. Early Middle Ages Sale

    Early Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (201)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Professor Philip Daileader of The College of William and Mary returns in this 24-lecture series to give you new insight into the Dark Ages, the era which spanned the decline and fall of Rome's western empire and lingered for centuries. Discover what findings modern archaeology has unearthed, and look into the fascinating personalities and events of this once-lost era.
  9. Age of Pericles

    Age of Pericles

    Jeremy McInerney
    4.7 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    We call it the Golden Age: the time during the 5th century B.C. when the Greek city-state of Athens experienced a cultural flowering of extraordinary power and importance for Western culture. In the generation that followed Pericles’s appearance on the public stage after the Persian wars, Athens transformed the allied Greek states into a true Aegean empire, dominated by the Athenians and their mighty navy.
  10. Great Artists of the Italian Renaissance Sale

    Great Artists of the Italian Renaissance

    William Kloss
    5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Save up to $360.00 Starting at $49.95 $429.95 $49.95$429.95
    No era of artistic achievement is as renowned as the Renaissance, and no country holds a higher place in it than Italy. In this course you experience supreme artworks created in Florence, Rome, Venice, and other Italian cities by such masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian—unequaled masterpieces that established a canon of beauty that pervades Western culture to this day....
  11. Rome and the Barbarians

    Rome and the Barbarians

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.7 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Who were the barbarians, and how could Rome wield its power against them for centuries? This course tells the story of complex relationships between these different cultures and their Roman conquerors from 300 B.C. to A.D. 600 as they intermarried, exchanged ideas, and, in the ensuing provincial Roman cultures, formed the basis of Western European civilization.
  12. American Ideals:  Founding a "Republic of Virtue" Sale

    American Ideals: Founding a "Republic of Virtue"

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.5 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
    Save up to $210.00 Starting at $12.95 $229.95 $12.95$229.95
    Just which "ideals" were affirmed by the Founders? What lessons of history were closely studied by them? American Ideals: Founding a "Republic of Virtue" is an invitation to enter this part of the American debate regarding human nature and the conditions right for its flourishing. In these carefully crafted lectures, Professor Daniel N. Robinson traces the dominant features of the early American ethos that...
  13. Science in the 20th Century: A Social-Intellectual Survey

    Science in the 20th Century: A Social-Intellectual Survey

    Steven L. Goldman
    4.8 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Follow the fascinating story of science as it unfolds in the 20th century. Learn the distinctive ideas that characterize 20th-century science, organized into five major themes: matter and energy, the universe, Earth, life, and humanity. Discover the most significant developments in anthropology, archaeology, history, linguistics, sociology, political science, economics, psychology, and cognitive science—alongside...
  14. 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.
  15. St. Augustine's Confessions

    St. Augustine's Confessions

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.5 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    This course examines all 13 books, or chapters, of this masterpiece that inspired Dante and Martin Luther and encouraged Christianity to accept the thinking of Plato. It provides the background needed to understand the Confessions as Augustine intended and analyzes his account—told in stories that are as powerful as any in world literature—of the events leading to his Christian conversion.
  16. 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?
  17. The Symphony

    The Symphony

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    (149)
    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....
  20. 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
    (90)
    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...