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  1. Nuclear Physics Explained

    Nuclear Physics Explained

    Lawrence Weinstein
    4.1 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Lawrence Weinstein of Old Dominion University, this course explains the science, history, hazards, applications, and latest advances in nuclear physics. You learn the principles of radioactivity, how nuclear bombs and reactors work, the uses of radiation for cancer treatment and medical imaging, what makes some forms of radiation dangerous, plus you tour a linear accelerator.
  2. Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization

    Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization

    Amanda H. Podany
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Explore Mesopotamia, a civilization that flourished for more than 3,000 years. Mesopotamians built the first complex urban societies; developed writing, literature, and law; and united vast regions through warfare and diplomacy. However, much still remains to be discovered about this fascinating place. In Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization, you’ll witness a whole new world opening before your...
  3. Tai Chi Fitness Workouts Sale

    Tai Chi Fitness Workouts

    David-Dorian Ross
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $24.95 $229.95 $24.95$229.95
    Looking for a workout that is calming and never stressful, that will always leave you feeling better physically and mentally than when you started? Welcome to tai chi. The Great Courses has partnered with YMAA Publication Center to bring you Tai Chi Fitness Workouts, a series of five lessons to introduce the mental and physical benefits of this beautiful and calming moving meditation. There’s nothing to learn or...
  4. Thinking about Religion and Violence Sale

    Thinking about Religion and Violence

    Jason C. Bivins
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    In Thinking about Religion and Violence, award-winning Professor Jason C. Bivins takes you on a global, 24-lecture investigation of the roots of religious violence that offers more informed ways of thinking about it. You’ll consider how faiths view concepts like human sacrifice and martyrdom; the ways religious violence can be directed toward specific races and genders; and concepts like heresy and demonology.
  5. The Celtic World Sale

    The Celtic World

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (244)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    With The Celtic World, discover the incredible story of the Celtic-speaking peoples, whose art, language, and culture once spread from Ireland to Austria. This series of 24 enlightening lectures explains the traditional historical view of who the Celts were, then contrasts it with brand-new evidence from DNA analysis and archaeology that totally changes our perspective on where the Celts came from. By bringing a new...
  6. Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems Sale

    Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems

    Edward F. Stuart
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    The illuminating 24 lectures of Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems will show you the many ways the most influential modern economic theories were developed, how they function (or don’t), and how they manage to operate both together and in opposition to each other, from the rise of Soviet communism to the future of the European Union and beyond.
  7. Dog Training 101 Sale

    Dog Training 101

    Jean Donaldson
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (141)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    To cut through the clutter and bring you a training method validated by the latest scientific research on dog behavior, we worked with Jean Donaldson, the founder and principal instructor of The Academy for Dog Trainers, to create a course that teaches you the whys of dog training basics, not just the hows. Over 24 packed lectures, Dog Training 101 brings you exclusive access to a trainer of dog trainers who delves...
  8. What Einstein Got Wrong

    What Einstein Got Wrong

    Dan Hooper
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Taught by physicist Dan Hooper of Fermilab and the University of Chicago, this course focuses on Einstein’s mistakes as a window into his theory-building technique. He was spectacularly effective with relativity and early quantum mechanics, but he also made some missteps by doubting some of the staple concepts of today’s physics, including black holes, the big bang, and the uncertainty principle.
  9. The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us Sale

    The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us

    Douglas O. Linder
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
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    No understanding of the past is complete without an understanding of the legal battles that have shaped it. In The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us, Professor Douglas O. Linder takes you back in time to revisit history’s most famous (and infamous) trials, including the Salem Witch Trials, the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the Nuremburg Trials, and the Trial of O. J. Simpson.
  10. How to Build Your Own Cabinets: Techniques and Projects

    How to Build Your Own Cabinets: Techniques and Projects

    George Vondriska
    4.8 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (9)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Elevate your woodworking skills with the 11 lessons on How to Build Your Own Cabinets: Techniques and Projects, in which master woodworker George Vondriska gives you step-by-step methods for building cabinets, bookshelves, dressers, and more.
  11. The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch Sale

    The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch

    Molly Worthen
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (38)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch picks up where The Great Courses’ first history of Christianity left off: with the Protestant Reformation. Taught by Dr. Molly Worthen, a professor of history at the University of North Carolina, these 36 fascinating lectures trace the story of Christianity as it transformed from the end of the Middle Ages into the diverse global...
  12. The Fundamentals of Travel Photography Sale

    The Fundamentals of Travel Photography

    Bob Krist
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Great travel photographs require the ability to tell a story. It’s the same skill National Geographic photographers use to get their breathtaking shots, and it’s one any photographer can master. In The Fundamentals of Travel Photography, National Geographic photographer Bob Krist shares his insights with you through 24 lectures packed with the best photos from his career as a travel photographer.
  13. The Mayo Clinic Diet: The Healthy Approach to Weight Loss Sale

    The Mayo Clinic Diet: The Healthy Approach to Weight Loss

    Donald D. Hensrud
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Save up to $169.95 Starting at $40.00 $229.95 $40.00$229.95
    In The Mayo Clinic Diet: The Healthy Approach to Weight Loss, Donald D. Hensrud, M.D., M.P.H., shares a straightforward weight-loss plan with endless food possibilities. You’ll learn about setting your caloric goals, food prep short-cuts, and developing a physical activity plan, as well as how your thoughts and emotions affect your weight loss. This diet was developed with only one goal in mind—to help you feel...
  14. Great Music of the Twentieth Century Sale

    Great Music of the Twentieth Century

    Robert Greenberg
    4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    The 20th century was a breeding ground of musical innovation and transformation unlike any other era in history. Within this course, you’ll discover the genius of composers such as Debussy, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Webern, Bartók, Ligeti, Adès, and many others. In Great Music of the 20th Century, you’ll experience the superlative musical art that so vividly and unforgettably speaks to the life of our times.
  15. The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    Robert J. Allison
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The Age of Benjamin Franklin is a thorough—and sometimes surprising—course that presents a full portrait of a man defying easy definition. Over 24 insightful lectures, Professor Robert J. Allison of Suffolk University explores the many facets of Ben Franklin’s life and times. A pioneer in science, politics, diplomacy, and more, Franklin was truly one of the most extraordinary Americans ever to have lived.
  16. The Science of Gardening Sale

    The Science of Gardening

    Linda Chalker-Scott
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    When scientists examine home gardens and landscapes, one fact stands out: The leading cause of landscape failure is not disease and it’s not pests—it’s our own gardening practices. The Science of Gardening will help you create a beautiful and sustainable home garden guided by the newest information from applied plant physiology, biology, soils science, climatology, hydrology, chemistry, and ecology. From now...
  17. Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality Sale

    Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality

    Mark Leary
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    What makes you different from other people? And what makes you—sometimes—the same? Designed as a fascinating, accessible scientific inquiry, the 24 lectures of Why You Are Who You Are: Investigations into Human Personality, will have you thinking about your personality in a way that leaves you enriched and better informed about what makes you, you.
  18. Life in the World's Oceans

    Life in the World's Oceans

    Sean K. Todd
    4.7 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    The Great Courses teams with the Smithsonian to produce a vivid exploration of life in the world’s oceans with Professor Sean K. Todd of the College of the Atlantic. From the beginning of life on Earth to the state of our oceans today, you’ll learn about the latest research on marine-mammal intelligence and communication, bioluminescence, exploration of the ocean floor, the Smithsonian’s own cutting-edge...
  19. American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents

    American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents

    Wesley K. Clark
    4.2 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Gen. Wesley Clark explores America’s armed conflicts, from the French and Indian War in the mid 18th century to the Global War on Terrorism in the 21st, covering battles such as Gettysburg, D-Day, and Operation Desert Storm. You learn military history the military way—analyzing tactics, strategy, logistics, leadership, training, and other factors that go into winning battles and ultimately wars.
  20. The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life Sale

    The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life

    Eddie O'Connor
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Save up to $239.95 Starting at $40.00 $299.95 $40.00$299.95
    In The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life, clinical sport psychologist Eddie O’Connor, Ph.D., shares the best ways for you to reach your personal performance goals based on the latest scientific research—whether your performance environment is music, dance, business, or sport. These often surprising research results will make you rethink your own strategies, offering approaches you might...