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  1. Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures Sale

    Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures

    Ann Williams
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (170)
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    In Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures, you will gain a practical, in-depth introduction to a beautiful language. In these 30 step-by-step lectures, Professor Ann Williams has crafted an effective and engaging course that gives you the core building blocks while also giving you crucial insight into the relationship between language and culture—perfect for anyone serious about learning...
  2. The Art of Debate

    The Art of Debate

    Jarrod Atchison
    4.1 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (26)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The Art of Debate offers you the ultimate how-to guide for hashing out differences of opinion and making stronger arguments based on reason and compromise. In 24 stimulating lectures, Professor Jarrod Atchison of Wake Forest University helps you develop your command of logic, construct clear arguments, recognize the fallacies in others’ reasoning, and sharpen your own strategic thinking skills.
  3. The Apocryphal Jesus

    The Apocryphal Jesus

    David Brakke
    4.6 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Much of what we know about Jesus today comes from apocryphal sources rather than the Bible. The Apocryphal Jesus is your chance to learn about the early Christian world from a variety of sources—many of which have been considered heretical. Over 24 revealing lectures, Professor Brakke explores the stories and ideas that shaped the foundations of early Christian thought—and continue to influence Christianity...
  4. Learning to Play Guitar: Chords, Scales, and Solos Sale

    Learning to Play Guitar: Chords, Scales, and Solos

    Colin McAllister
    4.2 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (249)
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    The guitar is one of the most accessible, versatile, and easy to learn instruments you can play. Get lessons and tips from expert, such as how a simple group of four guitar chords enables you to play hundreds of songs. Even if you already play the guitar, this course will broaden your knowledge by applying music theory, history, and expanding your repertoire of songs and styles.
  5. Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany Sale

    Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany

    Catherine Kleier
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
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    If you look around right now, chances are you’ll see a plant. It could be a succulent in a pot on your desk, grasses or shrubs just outside your door, or trees in a park across the way. Proximity to plants tends to make us happy, even if we don’t notice, offering unique pleasures and satisfactions. In Plant Science: An Introduction to Botany, Dr. Catherine Kleier opens our eyes to the phenomenal and exciting...
  6. The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age Sale

    The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

    Eamonn Gearon
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
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    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...
  7. The Theory of Everything: The Quest to Explain All Reality Sale

    The Theory of Everything: The Quest to Explain All Reality

    Don Lincoln
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (161)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Taught by noted physicist Dr. Don Lincoln of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, this course follows the search for a theory that explains all physical reality—a theory of everything. Dr. Lincoln covers recent developments in particle physics and cosmology, plus the background needed to appreciate the centuries-long search for this holy grail of science. Only high-school-level math is used.
  8. The Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief

    The Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief

    Barbara K. Bruce
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    If your life or the life of someone you love has been hijacked by pain, you’re not alone. One out of every three U.S. adults lives with chronic pain. In The Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief with Barbara K. Bruce, Ph.D., L.P., you will learn new science-based behaviors that can lessen your pain, how to build a health care team, and how to create your individualized pain-management program addressing issues of...
  9. America's Founding Fathers

    America's Founding Fathers

    Allen C. Guelzo
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    In collaboration with Smithsonian, the Great Courses presents America’s Founding Fathers, a deep dive into the creation of the U.S. Constitution as it actually happened. Using the Founding Fathers as a lens through which to see powerful truths about the early political history of the United States, you’ll better understand both the document under which Americans live and the people who, for better or worse,...
  10. A History of British India Sale

    A History of British India

    Hayden J. Bellenoit
    3.6 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
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    The 200 years of Britain’s colonial rule of India was a time of seminal transformation and change—for India, for Britain, and for the world. In A History of British India, explore how the British took power in India, built a massive economic machine, and ruled until India’s 1947 independence. You’ll relive a crucial era in international relations, one with deep and lasting implications for our contemporary...
  11. How to Make Stress Work for You

    How to Make Stress Work for You

    Kimberlee Bethany Bonura
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    In the 18 enriching, inspiring lectures of How to Make Stress Work for You, discover how to finally manage and minimize the stress in your life. Packed with scientifically-backed behavior modifications and cognitive exercises, Popular Great Courses instructor Dr. Kimberlee Bethany Bonura’s course helps you build a personal stress management toolkit so you can better manage your stress response—and your busy life.
  12. Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience Sale

    Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience

    Indre Viskontas
    4.4 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
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    To build a more accurate understanding of the brain, you have to start by shattering popular myths. Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience is an eye-opening journey into the neuroscience of everyday life. Each of Dr. Indre Viskontas’s 24 lectures use a prevalent brain myth to explore topics including decision making, memory, dreams, emotions, neuroplasticity, consciousness, mental illness, and more.
  13. Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Sale

    Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Leo Damrosch
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
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    In this chapter-by-chapter guide, Professor Leo Damrosch of Harvard University helps you navigate the Decline and Fall’s themes, structure, and lasting influence. Whether you’ve read the book before or never knew where to start, these 24 lectures are an authoritative study of a once-mighty empire—and the great book that became its classic eulogy and epitaph.
  14. The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables

    The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables

    Bill Briwa
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    From main dishes to cocktails to desserts, The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables reveals how you can prepare fresher, more vibrant food at home every night of the week. Across 24 step-by-step lessons, Chef Bill Briwa—an award-winning Professor of Culinary Arts at the esteemed Culinary Institute of America—provides the expert insight you need to make vegetables a focal point of your meals, with or without...
  15. The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy Sale

    The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy

    Bradley E. Schaefer
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Bradley Schaefer of Louisiana State University, this course shows how ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Indians, Chinese, and other cultures saw the sky. You learn how the Sun, Moon, and stars were their clock, calendar, and compass; constellations encoded their mythologies; and the perfection of the heavens inspired religious and philosophical ideas, ultimately laying the foundation for modern science.
  16. Mind-Body Philosophy Sale

    Mind-Body Philosophy

    Patrick Grim
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    How is it that our very physical brain creates the very subjective experience we call reality? That is the mind-body problem. In Mind-Body Philosophy, award-winning Professor Patrick Grim of SUNY Stony Brook leads an exhilarating tour through millennia of philosophy and science addressing one of life’s greatest conundrums. What is consciousness and how does it arise? Can we really rely on our perceptions of the...
  17. Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature Sale

    Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature

    Pamela Bedore
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Great Utopian and Dystopian Works of Literature delivers 24 illuminating lectures which plunge you into the history and development of utopian ideas and their dystopian counterparts. You’ll encounter some of the most powerful and influential texts in this genre as you travel centuries into the past and thousands of years into the future, through worlds that are beautiful, laughable, terrifying, and always...
  18. 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)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    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.
  19. Native Peoples of North America

    Native Peoples of North America

    Daniel M. Cobb
    3.7 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (126)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The Great Courses has partnered with Smithsonian to bring you a course that reveals new perspectives on the historical and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples and their significant impact on this country. You will gain a new point of view on the seemingly familiar stories America was built on. Be prepared – this course is going to change how you understand American history.
  20. Books That Matter: The Analects of Confucius Sale

    Books That Matter: The Analects of Confucius

    Robert Andre LaFleur
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
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    With Books That Matter: The Analects of Confucius, explore one of the world’s most important philosophical texts. Filled with rich historical context, detailed close readings of key passages, and stories of Confucius and his students (and critics), these 24 lectures are required learning for anyone who wants a solid grasp of Eastern philosophy—and the ways a single book can cross cultures to inspire an entire...