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  1. Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive

    Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
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    Parenting is immensely rewarding and yet frequently challenging. It’s no wonder that thousands of books have been written on the subject, and much has been published on findings from the science of child development. What’s been lacking, however, are sources of reliable advice that bring together the scientific research and its real-world applications. Now, in 24 engaging lectures, Scientific Secrets for...
  2. Sacred Texts of the World

    Sacred Texts of the World

    Grant Hardy
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Throughout history, religious expression has been an essential human activity, deeply influencing the development of cultures and civilizations. With few exceptions, humanity’s religions are grounded in their sacred texts—foundational writings that crystallize the principles and vision of the faiths, forming the basis of belief and action. These are texts that people around the world live by and, at times, are...
  3. The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes Sale

    The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (175)
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    Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan loom large in the popular consciousness as two of history’s most fearsome warrior-leaders. Yet few people today are aware of their place in a succession of nomadic warriors who emerged from the Eurasian steppes to seize control of civilizations. In the 36 gripping lectures of The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes, award-winning Professor Kenneth W. Harl of Tulane University...
  4. Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon Sale

    Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (184)
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    Famed for great thinkers, poets, artists, and leaders, ancient Greece and Rome were also home to some of the most creative engineers who ever lived. Modern research is shedding new light on these renowned wonders—impressive buildings, infrastructure systems, and machines that were profoundly important in their own day and have had a lasting impact on the development of civilization. Now, in Understanding...
  5. The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence

    The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
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    The evolution of minerals has played a central role all across the surface of the planet and throughout its interior. In The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence, experience the thrill of piecing together this story in an enlightening new perspective. In 48 lectures by Professor Robert M. Hazen, the noted scientist who pioneered the study of mineral evolution, you...
  6. Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (123)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Latin lives! The language of Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, St. Jerome, and countless other great authors is alive and well in the modern world. Learning to read Latin is immensely rewarding, and it is a discipline that trains, enhances, and strengthens critical thinking. Embark on this unrivaled adventure with Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language, 36 lectures by Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller of Union College...
  7. Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health Sale

    Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health

    Jason M. Satterfield
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    In recent decades, science has revealed that the mind and body are intimately connected in ways we haven’t previously realized—and this field of knowledge is now changing our understanding of health and disease. Now you can study this subject in compelling depth with Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health, with the expert guidance of Professor Jason M. Satterfield of the University of...
  8. Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity Sale

    Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity

    Marc Zender
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
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    The written word is so central to the way we communicate and live that it can seem as if it has always existed. Yet writing is clearly a human invention—and a relatively recent one at that. Now, in the 24 lectures of Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity, you can trace the remarkable saga of “visible speech” from its earliest origins to its future in the digital age. In this...
  9. The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works

    The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
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    The piano has inspired many of the greatest compositional works in the Western concert repertoire since the mid-18th century. These historic milestones in piano writing are celebrated for their compositional mastery and their extraordinary power to move listeners and mirror human experience; their use of the piano in groundbreaking or unique ways; and the fact that they have stood the test of time. Now, in The...
  10. Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

    Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
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    The force of gravity rules the universe, yet it is one of the least understood of all the forces of nature. The study of gravity helped spark the Scientific Revolution in the 17th century, and it continues to be at the forefront of physics today. Now, in Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity, plunge into this compelling subject in 24 intensively illustrated lectures, presented by...
  11. The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

    The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (257)
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    Geological wonders are like great works of art. They are impressive, beautiful, mysterious, and surprising. Whether you are planning your next vacation or exploring the world from home, you owe it to your planet to know the places that make it exceptional throughout the solar system. The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites is your gateway to an unrivaled adventure. In 36 lavishly...
  12. Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are

    Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are

    David Livermore
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
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    When in Rome, do as the Romans do. The concept of cultural adaptation is hardly new, but in our increasingly globalized world, the need for cross-cultural understanding has never been more essential to our success in life, both personally and professionally. Yet how can we possibly adapt to all the cultures surrounding us? And is adaptation always the best approach? In Customs of the World: Using Cultural...
  13. The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku

    The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Whether it’s chess, poker, or Sudoku, most games have this in common: Everything you need to win is rooted in mathematics. Now, using nothing more than a simple grasp of math, you can discover optimal ways to win games and solve puzzles with the speed and accuracy of professional players—many of whom attribute their professional gaming success to mathematical strategies—in The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles:...
  14. A New History of Life

    A New History of Life

    Stuart Sutherland
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Could our planet have been seeded with life from elsewhere? How have natural forces conspired to remove most traces of life from the planet? And how has life itself responded with determination to survive and thrive in a multitude of astonishing forms? Learn about the amazing story of our world— its origins, extinctions, and evolutions—in the 36 lavishly illustrated lectures of A New History of Life. This is a...
  15. Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Solve a wide array of problems in the physical, biological, and social sciences, engineering, economics, and other areas with the skills you learn in Understanding Calculus II: Problems, Solutions, and Tips. This second course in the calculus sequence introduces you to exciting new techniques and applications of one of the most powerful mathematical tools ever invented. Professor Bruce H. Edwards of the University...
  16. Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon

    Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon

    Suzanne M. Desan
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (135)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    The 25 years between the onset of the French Revolution in 1789 and the Bourbon Restoration after Napoleon in 1814 is an astonishing period in world history. Now you can learn the full story of this era that shook the foundations of the old world and marked a permanent shift for politics, religion, and society—not just for France, but for all of Europe—in Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon....
  17. What Science Knows about Cancer

    What Science Knows about Cancer

    David Sadava
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    Few global challenges touch humanity with as much immediacy or ubiquity as cancer. The good news is that the landscape of cancer treatment and prevention is a vastly different place than it was even a decade ago. What Science Knows about Cancer reports from the front lines of the war on cancer with a clear and scientifically precise—yet thoroughly accessible—guide to how the disease develops, thrives, and can...
  18. Food: A Cultural Culinary History

    Food: A Cultural Culinary History

    Ken Albala
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (111)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    The drive to obtain food has been a major catalyst across all of history, from prehistoric times to the present. For this reason, food offers a deeply insightful lens on human history, shedding new light on the evolution of social and political systems, on cultural interactions, economic empires, human migrations, and more. Now, in Food: A Cultural Culinary History, take an enthralling journey into the human...
  19. The Intelligent Brain

    The Intelligent Brain

    Richard J. Haier
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    No feature of the mind is as important, controversial, and mysterious as intelligence. It is the epitome of brain function, and it has a powerful influence on success in life. And thanks to decades of research, we are closer than ever before to understanding it. Now in The Intelligent Brain, taught by one of the world’s foremost researchers on intelligence, Professor Richard J. Haier of the University of...
  20. How to Read and Understand Shakespeare Sale

    How to Read and Understand Shakespeare

    Marc C. Conner
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
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    Shakespeare enjoys near-universal agreement among scholars as well as the general public that his works are among the greatest of humanity's cultural expressions, and that we all should know and understand them. But, simply put, Shakespeare is difficult. His language and culture—those of Elizabethan England, 400 years ago—are greatly different from our own, and his poetry, thick with metaphorical imagery and...