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  1. Our Night Sky

    Our Night Sky

    Edward M. Murphy
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (170)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Learn how to feel at home in the limitless expanse of the star-filled sky with the 12 lectures of Our Night Sky. This richly illustrated course is an unrivaled tour of the stars that teaches you about the science, culture, technology, and pure pleasure of stargazing. With the guidance of award-winning astronomer and Professor Edward M. Murphy, you'll get a comprehensive overview of what there is to see out...
  2. Foundations of Western Civilization Sale

    Foundations of Western Civilization

    Thomas F. X. Noble
    4.4 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (216)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    You can discover the essential nature, evolution, and perceptions of Western civilization from its humble beginnings in the great river valleys of Iraq and Egypt to the dawn of the modern world. This broad, sweeping series helps you cover an enormous amount of historical material as you see how Western civilization evolved. Concentrating on the period 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, Professor Thomas F. X. Noble unfolds for...
  3. How to View and Appreciate Great Movies Sale

    How to View and Appreciate Great Movies

    Eric Williams
    4.1 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Gain a new set of creative and analytical tools to bring with you to the movies, enhancing your enjoyment and viewing experience for any film.
  4. The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes Sale

    The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (166)
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    Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan loom large in the popular consciousness as two of history’s most fearsome warrior-leaders. Yet few people today are aware of their place in a succession of nomadic warriors who emerged from the Eurasian steppes to seize control of civilizations. In the 36 gripping lectures of The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes, award-winning Professor Kenneth W. Harl of Tulane University...
  5. The Science of Flight Sale

    The Science of Flight

    James W. Gregory
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
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    Taught by Professor James Gregory of Ohio State University, with commentary by Smithsonian curators and examples from the National Air and Space Museum, this course is a treasure trove for all who wonder where lift comes from, how a pilot flies a plane, what air traffic controllers do, and many other things about flight, including how rockets and orbits work. Extensive graphics make the concepts clear.
  6. Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body

    Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body

    David-Dorian Ross
    4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body offers an excellent introduction to nine types of martial arts. Hosted by Great Courses favorite David-Dorian Ross, these 25 powerful lessons give you a solid grounding in the different mental and physical techniques of the major martial arts families. Master Ross has hand-selected seven expert instructors to join him as your guides. Whether sensei, sifu, or champion competitor,...
  7. Effective Communication Skills

    Effective Communication Skills

    Dalton Kehoe
    4.2 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (107)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Effective Communication Skills is your chance to learn more about how you communicate verbally, the common problems you can encounter in doing so, and how you can improve your own effectiveness—especially by overcoming the psychological and biological hard-wiring that often gets in the way of success. These 24 mind-opening lectures by Professor Dalton Kehoe, packed with the tools and strategies you need, are a...
  8. Ancient Civilizations of North America Sale

    Ancient Civilizations of North America

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
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    Most of what we’ve been taught about the native cultures of North America came from reports authored by the conquerors and colonizers who destroyed them. Now, in Ancient Civilizations of North America, Professor Edwin Barnhart, Director of the Maya Exploration Center, reveals the astounding true accomplishments of these ancient cultures—vibrant cities, agriculture, art, large-scale earthen pyramids, astronomical...
  9. The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

    The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

    Eamonn Gearon
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    It is nearly impossible to overstate the power and importance of the crucial 500-year history of the Abbasid Empire. The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age is your opportunity to get to know the story and the accomplishments of this great period in human civilization. Taught by acclaimed lecturer Eamonn Gearon, these 24 remarkable lectures offer brilliant insights into an era too often overlooked by...
  10. Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition

    Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition

    Richard Wolfson
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (188)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    With scientists perhaps on the verge of unlocking the deepest secrets of the universe and with breaking news of discovery after discovery at the frontiers of research, understanding physics has never been so important. This course puts the awe-inspiring—and at times mind-bending—concepts behind relativity and quantum mechanics within reach of anyone who wants to understand them.
  11. Lost Worlds of South America Sale

    Lost Worlds of South America

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (168)
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    As one of only six places on earth where civilization arose spontaneously, South America offers a fresh and revelatory look at how human societies formed, from the earliest organized communities to cultures of huge complexity. They paralleled, yet were absolutely different from, the ancient cultures of Greece, Egypt, and others that we know so much better. In these sites you witness the unfolding of one of the true...
  12. An Economic History of the World since 1400

    An Economic History of the World since 1400

    Donald J. Harreld
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Economics created our world. As the process through which societies provide for their citizens, it has driven everything from trade and politics to warfare and diplomacy. There’s not a single aspect of history that has not been influenced by economics. Discover a riveting, centuries-long story of power, glory, and ideology that reveals how, in step with history, economic ideas emerged, evolved, and thrived or died.
  13. Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity Sale

    Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity

    David Christian
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (200)
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    The history of everything—from the beginning of the universe to the modern day—is a monumental story you explore in Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity. Taught by award-winning Professor David Christian, this course offers you a unique opportunity to view human history in the context of the many histories that surround it. In 48 thought-provoking lectures, you traverse the sweeping...
  14. Understanding the Brain Sale

    Understanding the Brain

    Jeanette Norden
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (177)
    Save up to $349.95 Starting at $54.95 $429.95 $54.95$429.95
    Understanding the Brain takes you inside the astonishingly complex brain and shows you how it works, from the gross level of its organization to the molecular level of how cells communicate. With its combination of neurology, biology, and psychology, this course helps you understand how we perceive the world through our senses, how we move, how we learn and remember, and how emotions affect our thoughts and actions.
  15. The World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History Sale

    The World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History

    J. Rufus Fears
    3.5 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (186)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    Join storyteller and award-winning Professor J. Rufus Fears as he presents what he considers to be the 36 defining moments in our past with The World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History. This course is an intriguing tour of history, from the creation of the Code of Hammurabi to the opening battles of the American Revolution to the terrorist attacks of September 11th. Using his impressive ability to draw...
  16. Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear

    Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear

    Michael Starbird
    4 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Statistical information is truly everywhere. You can't look at a newspaper without seeing statistics on virtually every page. Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear is your introduction to a vitally important subject in today's data-driven society. In 24 half-hour lectures, which require no background in mathematics beyond basic algebra, you explore the principles and methods that underlie the study of statistics....
  17. World War I: The "Great War" Sale

    World War I: The "Great War"

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.6 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (156)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $84.95 $429.95 $84.95$429.95
    From August 1914 to November 1918, an unprecedented catastrophe gripped the world that continues to reverberate into our own time. World War I was touched off by a terrorist act in Bosnia and all too quickly expanded far beyond the expectations of those involved to become the first "total war." It was the first conflict in which entire societies mobilized to wage unrestrained war, investing all their wealth,...
  18. Why Evil Exists

    Why Evil Exists

    Charles Mathewes
    4.4 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Why do humans do evil? Is evil a spiritual or a cosmic problem? Why, in the end, does evil exist? Discover the answer to these and other provocative questions in Why Evil Exists. Award-winning Professor Charles Mathewes offers you a richly rewarding encounter with dynamic inquiries into Western civilization's greatest thinking on this critical subject. Covering nearly 5,000 years of human history and invoking the...
  19. The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest Traders Sale

    The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest Traders

    John M. Longo
    4.6 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
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    Business school professor and portfolio manager John Longo conducts you through the life stories of over 30 men and women who have built spectacular fortunes through investing. Each lecture focuses on a single approach, such as value stocks, growth stocks, mutual funds, and hedge funds. You cover the careers of some of the world’s most successful traders, including Warren Buffett, Jack Bogle, Peter Lynch, and...
  20. The National Geographic Guide to Landscape and Wildlife Photography Sale

    The National Geographic Guide to Landscape and Wildlife Photography

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (62)
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    In The National Geographic Guide to Landscape and Wildlife Photography, National Geographic photographers Michael Melford and Tim Laman reveal stories and secrets about great landscape and wildlife photography. Taking you around the world, their 24 visually-rich lectures present the art of seeing that’s key to taking unforgettable photos of desert cliffs, penguin colonies, dramatic waterfalls, and more.