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  1. Stress and Your Body

    Stress and Your Body

    Robert Sapolsky
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (115)
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    From Dr. Robert Sapolsky, one of the world's foremost researchers on stress and neurobiology, comes this fascinating 24-lecture course that guides you through the science of the stress that is a central part of daily life. You'll explore the nuts and bolts of the stress-response system, its various effects on the body, its ramifications on psychological health, and more. Filled with intriguing case studies, helpful...
  2. Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City

    Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (103)
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    In the 24 enthralling lectures of Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City, eminent classicist and Professor Steven L. Tuck resurrects the long-lost lives of aristocrats, merchants, slaves, and other individuals from this imperial Roman city—made famous for its demise after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. The result is an unprecedented view of life as it was lived in this ancient culture and an...
  3. World's Greatest Paintings Sale

    World's Greatest Paintings

    William Kloss
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (115)
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    Embark on a compelling tour of some of the most significant paintings in Western art with the 24 richly illustrated lectures of The World's Greatest Paintings. Distinguished art historian and Professor William Kloss reveals a group of works that span the 14th century to the 20th and that—in his expert judgment—rank among the greatest paintings ever made. As you explore one of the supreme legacies of human life,...
  4. The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida

    The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida

    Lawrence Cahoone
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (102)
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    Explore the foundations of modern and contemporary Western approaches to reality and knowledge with The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida. Guided by award-winning Professor Lawrence Cahoone, these 36 lectures take you on an engaging intellectual journey that encompasses prominent figures like Locke, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, and Heidegger—intellectual radicals whose ideas...
  5. Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Empire

    Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Empire

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
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    Go beyond the myth to learn about ancient history's greatest military leader and his time in Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Empire. In 36 spellbinding lectures, you'll enter Alexander's world and witness the astonishing feats of military genius that have made Alexander's name renowned to the present day. An expert on the classical world, Professor Kenneth W. Harl introduces you to all sides of this...
  6. Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge

    Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
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    Delve into some of the most fascinating concepts at the edge of modern physics with Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge. Professor Benjamin Schumacher's ingenious approach to the physical world will teach you more about physics than you ever imagined. In 24 lectures, you'll probe the nature of the impossible from many points of view and discover that hovering over a black hole, trying to reverse the flow of time,...
  7. Fall and Rise of China Sale

    Fall and Rise of China

    Richard Baum
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    How did modern China become one of the most important global powers of the 21st century? Join China expert and Professor Richard Baum as he brings to life the human struggles, political upheavals, and spectacular speed of this nation's rebirth in The Fall and Rise of China. Offering multilevel insights into one of the most astounding real-life dramas of modern history, his 48 lectures weave together the diverse...
  8. Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (83)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Immerse yourself in the unrivaled experience of learning—and grasping—calculus with Understanding Calculus: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. These 36 lectures cover all the major topics of a full-year calculus course in high school at the College Board Advanced Placement AB level or a first-semester course in college. Award-winning Professor Bruce H. Edwards guides you through hundreds of examples and...
  9. Dead Sea Scrolls Sale

    Dead Sea Scrolls

    Gary A. Rendsburg
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
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    Get a comprehensive, 24-lecture introduction to the unique series of archaeological documents that have irrevocably altered how we look at and understand the foundations of faith and religious practice. In The Dead Sea Scrolls, Professor Gary A. Rendsburg—a dedicated Dead Sea Scrolls scholar who has spent decades immersed in the study of this amazing find—tells you what the scrolls are and what they...
  10. Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies

    Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies

    Robert J. Allison
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
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    Deepen your appreciation of the formative era before the birth of America with Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies. In 36 lectures, Professor Robert J. Allison tells the epic story of the events that led from the first permanent settlement at Jamestown to the eve of the Revolutionary War. Along the way, you examine in-depth topics such as the Mayflower Compact, the Pennsylvania Quaker colony, and the French...
  11. Algebra I Sale

    Algebra I

    James A. Sellers
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (99)
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    Algebra I is an entirely new course designed to meet the concerns of both students and their parents. These 36 accessible lectures make the concepts of first-year algebra-including variables, order of operations, and functions-easy to grasp. For anyone wanting to learn algebra from the beginning, or for anyone needing a thorough review, Professor James A. Sellers will prove to be an inspirational and ideal tutor....
  12. Black Holes Explained

    Black Holes Explained

    Alex Filippenko
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
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    Nearly everyone has heard of black holes, but few people outside of complex scientific fields understand their true nature and their implications for our universe. Black Holes Explained finally makes this awe-inspiring cosmological subject graspable—in just 12 lavishly illustrated lectures. You'll discover the secrets of photon spheres, event horizons, Einstein rings, and other concepts involved in the study...
  13. The Catholic Church: A History Sale

    The Catholic Church: A History

    William R. Cook
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
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    Explore the vast and fascinating history of one of the most influential institutions in the world with The Catholic Church: A History. In 36 informative and engaging lectures, follow the development of this powerful religious force throughout the centuries and witness its ability to move armies, inspire saints, and shape the lives and spirits of its more than 1 billion members. With noted historian and Professor...
  14. String Quartets of Beethoven

    String Quartets of Beethoven

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
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    In The String Quartets of Beethoven, award-winning composer and celebrated Great Courses Professor Robert Greenberg guides you through the power and beauty of the maestro's 16 quartets for two violins, viola, and cello. This captivating new course is a rare opportunity for you to grasp the musical riches and spiritual greatness of the quartets in a clear and accessible way. In twenty-four 45-minute lectures,...
  15. Discrete Mathematics

    Discrete Mathematics

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
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    Discrete mathematics achieves fascinating results using relatively simple means, such as counting. Explore this modern mathematical realm in Discrete Mathematics, 24 mind-expanding lectures delivered by popular Teaching Company Professor Arthur T. Benjamin. Covering combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory, this intriguing course is an ideal point of entry for you to start thinking more mathematically. While...
  16. Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World"

    Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World"

    Judith V. Grabiner
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Throughout history, mathematics has consistently helped determine the course of Western philosophical thought. Views about human nature, religion, truth, space, time, and more have been shaped by the ideas and practices of this vital scientific field. Award-winning Professor Judith V. Grabiner shows you how mathematics has shaped human thought in profound and exciting ways with Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real...
  17. The Conservative Tradition

    The Conservative Tradition

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.6 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Discover just how pivotal a role Conservatism has played in defining our political tradition and shaping the modern West with The Conservative Tradition. Award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt guides you on a detailed exploration of Conservatism's lineage, principles, key figures, and impact on history. No matter where you place yourself on the ideological spectrum, these 36 lectures will undoubtedly cause you to...
  18. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America

    Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America

    Peter Conn
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    There's much more to our nation's best-selling books than the enormous sales figures they rake in. They also provide us with unique ways to appreciate and understand American culture. Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America is a pointed 24-lecture tour of key best-selling works in the history of U.S. literature and what they reveal about the cultural climate of our nation at particular points in...
  19. Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Ian Worthington
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (99)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Ancient Greek civilization tells a complex and intriguing story about the growth of the pivotal institutions that laid the groundwork for Western civilization. The Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World immerses you in this exciting crucible of innovation with 48 lectures that focus on Greek democracy, law, and empire, as well as the people who molded them. Taught by award-winning Professor Ian Worthington, this...
  20. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (105)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    London's impact on Western civilization is nothing short of profound, and its greatness continues to this day. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World reveals everything you need to know about the riveting history behind this magnificent metropolis. Discover this amazing city as it was lived and felt during various stages in its history, from the city's founding as a Roman outpost to its...