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  1. World War II: Battlefield Europe Sale

    World War II: Battlefield Europe

    David R. Stone
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (7)
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    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.
  2. Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Douglas O. Linder
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (5)
    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...
  3. Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

    Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

    4.8 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (11)
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    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...
  4. The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin

    The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (19)
    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.
  5. Years That Changed History: 1215 Sale

    Years That Changed History: 1215

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.9 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
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    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.
  6. The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome

    The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$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...
  7. Investigating American Presidents Sale

    Investigating American Presidents

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    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.
  8. The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (135)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$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.
  9. How Winston Churchill Changed the World Sale

    How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    Michael Shelden
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    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.
  10. Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language Sale

    Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Michael Carasik
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
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    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.
  11. Ancient Civilizations of North America Sale

    Ancient Civilizations of North America

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (142)
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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...
  12. Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Robert Garland
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (19)
    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...
  13. Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization Sale

    Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization

    Amanda H. Podany
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
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    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...
  14. The Celtic World Sale

    The Celtic World

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (229)
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    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...
  15. The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch

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

    Molly Worthen
    4.7 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$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...
  16. The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us

    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
    (79)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    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.
  17. The Age of Benjamin Franklin Sale

    The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    Robert J. Allison
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
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    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.
  18. The Rise of Rome

    The Rise of Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The Rise of Rome offers you the chance to find out what made this state so powerful—and offers insight into why the republic cast such a long shadow over Western civilization. Over 24 captivating lectures, Professor Gregory S. Aldrete of the University of Wisconsin—Green Bay tells the story of Rome’s astonishing rise, from its modest beginnings to its stunning triumph over the Mediterranean to the republic’s...
  19. The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad

    The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad

    Joyce E. Salisbury
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (122)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Spain has played a unique and pivotal role in Western civilization. In this course, you’ll learn its epic history, from its rule under Rome and the breathtaking drama of Islamic Spain to its emergence into the modern world, as well as its phenomenal contributions to art, architecture, literature, music, and learning. Travel with us to this remarkable culture, and savor the great human drama of the story of Spain.
  20. The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy Sale

    The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (117)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Designed to shine a light on the American frontier, The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy reveals the grit and grandeur of an epic period in U.S. history. In 24 lectures, award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt uncovers new historical angles on everything from the last stand at the Alamo to the Oregon Trail to the creation of America’s first national parks.