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  1. Fundamentals of Photography

    Fundamentals of Photography

    Joel Sartore
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (740)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taking great photographs requires you to "see" as a professional photographer does; to train your eyes using the same fundamental techniques and principles the experts use to create unforgettable images from the grandest (and simplest) of subjects. With Fundamentals of Photography, you'll learn everything you need to know about the art and craft of great photography straight from a professional photographer with...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Fall and Rise of China

    Fall and Rise of China

    Richard Baum
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (136)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    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...
  5. How to Look at and Understand Great Art

    How to Look at and Understand Great Art

    Sharon Latchaw Hirsh
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (185)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    The 36 richly illustrated lectures of How to Look at and Understand Great Art take you on an in-depth exploration of the practical skill of viewing art through the lenses of line, light, perspective, composition, and other crucial elements. Using timeless masterpieces of Western art as well as hands-on studio demonstrations, Professor Sharon Latchaw Hirsh gives you the specific visual and interpretive knowledge you...
  6. 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
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    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...
  7. The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works

    The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    In The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works, join Great Courses favorite Professor Robert Greenberg as he guides you through 30 works that, in his expert opinion, can be considered among the greatest orchestral works in the history of Western concert music. Rich with detailed musical excerpts, these 32 lectures will open your ears to the profound joy and meaning of landmark creations by Haydn, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and...
  8. Understanding Modern Electronics Sale

    Understanding Modern Electronics

    Richard Wolfson
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (144)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Electronic devices are fundamental to our global economy, improve our lives immeasurably, and underlie virtually every aspect of modern life. Yet very few of us have any idea of how electronic devices actually work. In fact, these increasingly complex devices operate on a few basic principles that are both fascinating and easy to understand. Now, in 24 clear and accessible lectures, award-winning Professor of...
  9. How to Draw

    How to Draw

    David Brody
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (478)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Experience the joy of drawing—an art anyone can learn—in this brilliantly designed course by a celebrated artist and teacher, and learn to draw your own landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and more. These 36 in-depth lessons help you build a complete set of drawing skills in a step-by-step, detailed manner, developing your ability to draw what you see from observation and invent whole worlds from your...
  10. Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity

    Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity

    David Christian
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (207)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    The history of everything—from the beginning of the universe to the modern day—is a monumental story you explore in Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity. Taught by award-winning Professor David Christian, this course offers you a unique opportunity to view human history in the context of the many histories that surround it. In 48 thought-provoking lectures, you traverse the sweeping...
  11. Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques Sale

    Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    James Hynes
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (270)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Writing great fiction isn’t a gift reserved for a talented few—the craft of storytelling can be learned. Even if you don’t dream of penning the next Moby-Dick, you’ll enjoy exploring the elements of fiction. From evoking a scene to charting a plot, get a master class in storytelling. Author James Hynes is an able guide, showing you what works for him, pointing out pitfalls to avoid, and inspiring you on your...
  12. The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    Patrick Grim
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Thinking is at the heart of our everyday lives, yet our thinking can go wrong in any number of ways. Bad arguments, fallacious reasoning, misleading language, and built-in cognitive biases are all traps that keep us from rational decision making. What can we do to avoid these traps and think better? Is it possible to think faster, more efficiently, and more systematically? The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the...
  13. The Era of the Crusades

    The Era of the Crusades

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Professor Kenneth Harl, Tulane University’s nine-time teaching award winner, leads a thorough and intellectually challenging analysis of one of history’s most renowned and influential periods of religious warfare. You will fully appreciate how Western civilization changed in many profound ways during the Crusading era, and explore misperceptions and long-debated questions about the Crusades.
  14. Classical Mythology

    Classical Mythology

    Elizabeth Vandiver
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (168)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    From Athena to Zeus, Professor Elizabeth Vandiver leads an illuminating exploration of classical mythology and its treasure trove of unforgettable characters and stories. Classical Mythology is an introduction to the primary characters and most important stories of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Among those you will study are the accounts of the creation of the world in Hesiod's Theogony and Ovid's...
  15. Introduction to Astrophysics Sale

    Introduction to Astrophysics

    Joshua Winn
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Joshua Winn of Princeton University, this course takes you step by step through the major calculations of astrophysics, including Newton’s law of gravity, a black hole’s event horizon, the ignition temperature of a star, and many more. Knowledge of first-year college physics and math is assumed, but Dr. Winn—an award-winning teacher—makes the course rewarding for anyone curious about the...
  16. How to Play Piano

    How to Play Piano

    Pamela D. Pike
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (205)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    In 36 accessible lessons, How to Play Piano gives you the building blocks you need to go from an interested novice to expressive and talented player. Blending music theory and history with hands-on examples and step-by-step instruction, Professor Pamela Pike guides you through the basic foundations and advanced techniques of piano playing—and shows you how to practice between lessons to make the most of your study.
  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
    (118)
    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. Early Middle Ages

    Early Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (207)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Professor Philip Daileader of The College of William and Mary returns in this 24-lecture series to give you new insight into the Dark Ages, the era which spanned the decline and fall of Rome's western empire and lingered for centuries. Discover what findings modern archaeology has unearthed, and look into the fascinating personalities and events of this once-lost era.
  19. The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    The Creative Thinker's Toolkit

    Gerard Puccio
    4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Anyone can be creative. You just have to know how to think creatively, which involves taking a more imaginative approach to the challenges we all face, whether at work or at home. And you can learn how to wield the same research-based tools that today’s creative people use. All you need is an open mind, a determination to succeed, and The Creative Thinker’s Toolkit. These 24 lectures by creative-thinking...
  20. The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life

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

    Eddie O'Connor
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$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...