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  1. World War II: The Pacific Theater

    World War II: The Pacific Theater

    Craig L. Symonds
    4.6 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    World War II: The Pacific Theater—produced by The Great Courses in partnership with HISTORY®—takes you into the sweeping story of the American fight against the Japanese. Taught by Professor Craig L. Symonds, a distinguished military historian at the US Naval War College, these 24 vivid lectures chronicle the global trajectory of the war in the Pacific, from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the birth of the atomic...
  2. The Mongol Empire

    The Mongol Empire

    Craig G. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (10)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Craig Benjamin of Grand Valley State University, this course follows the Mongol mounted warriors who emerged out of Central Asia in the 13th century to conquer much of the known world. Although the Mongols fought with unparalleled brutality, they aspired to many of the civilized values of their victims and helped trigger long-lasting cultural interchange between East and West.
  3. Books that Matter: The Federalist Papers

    Books that Matter: The Federalist Papers

    Joseph L. Hoffmann
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $229.95 $199.95$229.95
    Books That Matter: The Federalist Papers gives you the chance to delve into one of the most influential guides to the U.S. Constitution. Taught by acclaimed professor and legal scholar Joseph L. Hoffmann of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, these 12 thought-provoking lectures unpack the 85 brilliant essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay that serve essentially as the Bible of American...
  4. Cooking across the Ages

    Cooking across the Ages

    Ken Albala
    4.8 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In Cooking across the Ages, award-winning Professor Ken Albala of the University of the Pacific takes us on a fascinating international journey through civilization across the ages and around the world—all through the lens of cooking. In 24 fascinating lectures while he cooks, Dr. Albala welcomes you into his own home kitchen, encouraging you to explore unfamiliar cuisines as a type of gastronomic time travel that...
  5. The Great Tours: France through the Ages Sale

    The Great Tours: France through the Ages

    John Greene
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    France ignites the imagination and dazzles the senses like no other country on Earth. In this thrilling travelogue, you’ll discover the 35,000-year-old cave paintings of Chauvet, the medieval castles of the Cathars, the palace of Versailles, and the sites where the French Revolution unfolded. You’ll also explore romantic Paris; the Loire Valley châteaux; and France’s food, wine, sublime art and architecture,...
  6. 1066: The Year That Changed Everything Sale

    1066: The Year That Changed Everything

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (25)
    Save up to $90.00 Starting at $17.95 $119.95 $17.95$119.95
    With 1066, Professor Jennifer Paxton's exciting and historically rich six-lecture course, experience for yourself the drama of this dynamic year in medieval history-centering on the Norman Conquest of England that would dramatically reshape both English and Western history. Taking you from the shores of Scandinavia and France to the battlefields of the English countryside, this course plunges you into a world of...
  7. World War II: Battlefield Europe

    World War II: Battlefield Europe

    David R. Stone
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Designed in partnership with HISTORY® and using a distinctly European perspective, World War II: Battlefield Europe provides a fresh lens through which to study major battles, larger-than-life personalities, twists of fate, and tales of intrigue. Over 24 lectures, a military historian reveals the strategic decisions behind U-boat assaults, D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, the fall of Berlin, and so much more.
  8. Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Douglas O. Linder
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom, you will learn how liberty increased in our country when individuals sued for freedoms and when cases were brought specifically to test the limits of the Constitution. In 24 fascinating lectures, Professor Douglas O. Linder of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law takes you behinds the scenes of the trials that recognized many of the...
  9. Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

    Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

    4.8 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (16)
    Starting at $14.95 Starting at $14.95 $19.95 $14.95$19.95
    The Great Courses is proud to present Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868 This first-time-ever original narrative documentary is a unique and entertaining retelling of the turbulent yet fascinating events leading up to and through the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. You’ll hear “first-hand” from the characters themselves—including Thaddeus Stevens, Charles Sumner, and others who were...
  10. The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin

    The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (26)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $229.95 $199.95$229.95
    In the 12 lectures of The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin, investigate communism’s journey from a theory to a movement that rocked the world. You’ll meet thinkers and revolutionaries like Rosa Luxemburg and Leon Trotsky; unpack the meaning of texts like Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto; and experience the shock and awe of the Paris Commune, Lenin’s October Revolution, and other events.
  11. Years That Changed History: 1215 Sale

    Years That Changed History: 1215

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Years That Changed History: 1215 is a unique course, offering you the chance to delve into one of the most interesting periods in world history. Over 24 wide-ranging lectures, Professor Dorsey Armstrong of Purdue University gives you the Big History of this singular year, introducing you to the people, events, and consequences of the world in 1215.
  12. The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome Sale

    The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome traces the breathtaking history from the empire’s foundation by Augustus to its Golden Age in the 2nd century CE through a series of ever-worsening crises until the empire's ultimate collapse. Over 24 lectures, Professor Gregory S. Aldrete of the University of Wisconsin-reen Bay offers you the chance to experience a new history of Rome, incorporating the latest...
  13. Investigating American Presidents Sale

    Investigating American Presidents

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Save up to $60.00 Starting at $89.95 $229.95 $89.95$229.95
    What limits are there—if any—on presidential power? How do we keep such power in check? In the 12 timely lectures of Investigating American Presidents, Paul Rosenzweig of The George Washington University School of Law guides you through the ins and outs of presidential investigations, using past scandals and controversies as a lens through which to make sense of current (and future) ones.
  14. The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales Sale

    The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (192)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $39.95 $429.95 $39.95$429.95
    No matter what you are hoping to discover in this magnificent region, The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales is the perfect guide. Taught by acclaimed Professor Patrick Allitt, a British-born scholar who teaches at Emory University, these 36 engrossing lectures give you an insider’s take on traveling through Great Britain.
  15. How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    Michael Shelden
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (103)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Winston Churchill didn’t just live history—he made it. In How Winston Churchill Changed the World, join Churchill-biographer Professor Michael Shelden for a multifaceted, 24-lecture exploration of the statesman’s life, accomplishments, complexities, and failures. It’s an unforgettable journey through the 20th century in the footsteps of the man who helped humanity prevail during violent, dangerous times.
  16. Understanding Russia: A Cultural History Sale

    Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

    Lynne Ann Hartnett
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    In a time when the eyes of the Western world are drawn to Russia and her role on the world stage, it’s amazing how little many of us really know about it. Blending history with cultural studies, the 24 lectures of Understanding Russia: A Cultural History bring you closer than ever to the Russian people through the poetry of Pushkin, the comfort of early folk tales, the faith of medieval iconography, the...
  17. Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Michael Carasik
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (117)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Get an authoritative primer on a fascinating ancient tongue with Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language. Covering everything from the Hebrew alphabet and punctuation marks to essential vocabulary words to advanced grammatical rules, Professor Michael Carasik’s 36 lectures equip you to read one of the world’s greatest books in its original language on your own.
  18. Ancient Civilizations of North America

    Ancient Civilizations of North America

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (189)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    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...
  19. Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Robert Garland
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (21)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Over the course of 24 engaging lectures, Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University unpacks the development of Athenian democracy, going inside the assemblies and courts to reveal how citizen rule worked—and where it came up short. Unprecedented, flawed, relevant to our time, and captivating in its own right, the story of Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages explores what is arguably the boldest...
  20. 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
    (63)
    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...