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  1. History of the U.S. Economy in the 20th Century Sale

    History of the U.S. Economy in the 20th Century

    Timothy Taylor
    4.6 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
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    Speaking with authority and credibility, economist and award-winning Professor Timothy Taylor delivers a wealth of insights into the economic history of the last 100 years of our nation in A History of the U.S. Economy in the 20th Century. This fast-paced course introduces you to vital economic lessons learned in the last century and provides you with invaluable guidance for understanding the current economy. In...
  2. High School Level-Early American History: Native Americans through the Forty-Niners Sale

    High School Level-Early American History: Native Americans through the Forty-Niners

    Linwood Thompson
    4.5 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
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    Professor Linwood Thompson offers a fast-paced course loaded with insights and information, and all specially designed for high school age students who think that history is just "a bunch of names and dates." Watch and see for yourself why young people discover in Thompson's courses a path to learning as a lifetime habit.
  3. Medieval Europe: Crisis and Renewal Sale

    Medieval Europe: Crisis and Renewal

    Teofilo F. Ruiz
    4.2 out of 5
    53% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    The Middle Ages was a time that tested human perseverance, imagination, and spirit. People rose to the challenges of disease, war, and other crises and changed how they viewed themselves, how they worshiped, and how they related to land and country. This exciting course transports you to 14th-century Europe and guides you through 200 years of stunning transformations.
  4. Symphonies of Beethoven Sale

    Symphonies of Beethoven

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
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    Almost since their creation, Ludwig van Beethoven's nine symphonies-each one pathbreaking and stunning-have formed the cornerstone of orchestral literature. Viewed from the unique vantage point that Professor Robert Greenberg offers, "The Nine" bear witness to Beethoven's artistic brilliance as well as the profound and continuing influence of his achievements.
  5. Rise and Fall of Soviet Communism: A History of 20th-Century Russia Sale

    Rise and Fall of Soviet Communism: A History of 20th-Century Russia

    Gary Hamburg
    4.2 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
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    No modern nation has had a history as traumatic and controversial as Russia's. Interpreting that history is made all the more challenging by the frequency with which Russia has been convulsed by different forces. This course provides both facts and interpretations of Russia's dramatic experience with Soviet Communism, and highlights major events including the Bolshevik Revolution, Stalinism, and Gorbachev's...
  6. Power over People: Classical and Modern Political Theory Sale

    Power over People: Classical and Modern Political Theory

    Dennis Dalton
    4.3 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
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    This course contrasts two conflicting views that have long shaped political theory and practice—idealism and realism. The debate between them starts with the origins of philosophy in ancient India and Greece, and can be traced right through to the 20th century’s most extreme examples of idealism and realism, Gandhi and Hitler.
  7. Understanding Literature and Life: Drama, Poetry and Narrative Sale

    Understanding Literature and Life: Drama, Poetry and Narrative

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.5 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
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    This course is an introduction to the major texts of Western culture, from antiquity onward. It stresses the uniqueness of literary language, the formal and generic conventions of writing, the position that literature occupies as a site for historical and ideological conflicts, and the continuing human significance of the great works of the past and present.
  8. Bach and the High Baroque Sale

    Bach and the High Baroque

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
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    The music of Johann Sebastian Bach fuses emotional power, religious devotion, technical virtuosity, diverse national styles, and sheer genius in ways that are unforgettable, delightful, and moving. Professor Robert Greenberg explains all this and more with compelling insight, deep human sympathy, and puckish wit. Join him, and learn to hear Bach with more pleasure and understanding than ever before.
  9. High School Level-World History: The Fertile Crescent to The American Revolution Sale

    High School Level-World History: The Fertile Crescent to The American Revolution

    Linwood Thompson
    3.9 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (68)
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    Professor Linwood Thompson teaches history by using costumes, research, and acting skills to portray representative characters from eras of history ranging from 3500 B.C. to the 1780s. He sees to it that students enjoy themselves naturally while learning world history thoroughly-a winning combination.
  10. Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion Sale

    Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion

    Bill Messenger
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (126)
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    Learn the basics of jazz and its history in Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion, a course as free-flowing and original as jazz itself. Taught by Professor Bill Messenger of the Peabody Institute, these lectures are a must for music lovers. Follow the story of jazz in its many shapes, including ragtime, the blues, swing music, boogie-woogie, and the rise of modern forms such as bebop and fusion. Thorough and...
  11. Concert Masterworks Sale

    Concert Masterworks

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
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    This course examines eight great concert masterworks by Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorák, Strauss, Brahms, Mendelssohn, and Liszt. You explore the life, times, personality, and stylistic assumptions of the composers and analyze each composition's form, themes, thematic relationships, and expressive content. You will also discuss the impact on musical development of the Enlightenment aesthetic ideal, nationalism,...
  12. Shakespeare: The Word and the Action Sale

    Shakespeare: The Word and the Action

    Peter Saccio
    4.4 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    Teaching as a trained actor and director as well as a scholar, and assisted by two additional actors, Professor Peter Saccio explores selected works by Shakespeare. You will be entertained and informed as you analyze how Shakespeare used the resources of the English language and the Elizabethan theater to scale artistic heights never matched before or since.
  13. Explaining Social Deviance Sale

    Explaining Social Deviance

    Paul Root Wolpe
    4.2 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
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    Why do some people commit crimes, use the wrong fork, or speak out of turn? How does society determine who is or is not deviant? Find out the answers to these and other similar questions here. Explaining Social Deviance examines the complex topic of deviance and how major sociological theories have attempted to both define it and understand its role in society. Delivered by award-winning Professor Paul Root Wolpe,...
  14. Plato, Socrates, and the Dialogues Sale

    Plato, Socrates, and the Dialogues

    Michael Sugrue
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
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    Explore the meaning and importance of Plato's towering achievement in immortalizing the thoughts of Socrates in 35 dialogues, which laid the philosophical basis for Western civilization. The dialogues cover ideas about truth, justice, love, beauty, courage, and wisdom. Learn not what to think, but how to think, as you experience the subtlety with which Plato weaves philosophy and poetry, dialectic and drama, and...
  15. Business Law: Negligence and Torts Sale

    Business Law: Negligence and Torts

    Frank B. Cross
    4.6 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
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    Business Law: Negligence and Torts addresses two important questions: When is someone else legally responsible for harm done to you? and When are you legally responsible for harm done to someone else? Former attorney and Professor Frank B. Cross takes you inside the intricate world of torts: the body of law designed to redress through civil litigation harms done to persons. These eight lectures not only explain the...
  16. Business Law: Contracts Sale

    Business Law: Contracts

    Frank B. Cross
    4.5 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
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    What is a contract? How can you make one binding? What can you do to get out of a contract? What special rules apply to international contracts? These questions and other important issues of legally enforceable promises are covered in Business Law: Contracts. Former attorney and Professor Frank B. Cross lays a comprehensive foundation in the practical and intricate body of law that governs contracts. By the...
  17. Modern British Drama Sale

    Modern British Drama

    Peter Saccio
    4.8 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (22)
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    Waiting for Godot. The Importance of Being Earnest. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Since Shakespeare's time, no period has produced more brilliant and varied theater in Great Britain than its last 100 years. For Modern British Drama, Professor Peter Saccio has selected the major British playwrights of the past century to cover: Wilde, Shaw, Coward, Beckett, Osborne, Pinter, Stoppard, Churchill, and Hare....
  18. Freedom: The Philosophy of Liberation Sale

    Freedom: The Philosophy of Liberation

    Dennis Dalton
    4.4 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (23)
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    In Freedom: The Philosophy of Liberation, Professor Dennis Dalton explores the meaning of freedom—perhaps the most powerful idea to have inspired mankind throughout the ages. His lectures are a guided tour along the byways of the philosophy of liberation, beginning with its ancient roots and ending in 20th-century America. As you travel throughout history, you follow the professor toward personal liberation and...
  19. The Soul and the City: Art, Literature, and Urban Living Sale

    The Soul and the City: Art, Literature, and Urban Living

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.6 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
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    This course explores artists' complex renderings of the humanity of city life from the 18th to the 20th centuries, selecting particular moments and cities to illustrate urban themes such as anonymity, orientation, and exchange. Art represents the city in ways that go beyond quantifiable measures, serving as a record of subjective experience and providing a rich picture of how humans live in cities such as St....
  20. Literary Modernism: The Struggle for Modern History Sale

    Literary Modernism: The Struggle for Modern History

    Jeffrey Perl
    4.5 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
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    Join Professor Jeffrey Perl on an intriguing reconsideration of some of the most controversial authors of the 20th century: the Literary Modernists. Just who were these authors? How did writers such as Ezra Pound and James Joyce differ from others like Gertrude Stein and William Carlos Williams? What social and political forces made them write the way they did? Literary Modernism: The Struggle for Modern History...