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  1. Fundamentals of Photography Sale

    Fundamentals of Photography

    Joel Sartore
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (673)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$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. The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking Sale

    The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking

    Bill Briwa
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (455)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    It’s rare to find a truly gifted chef who can actually show you how to cook. Now, The Great Courses has joined forces with the prestigious Culinary Institute of America to give you just that. The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking is a course of 24 highly visual and instructional lessons in which you’ll build all the foundational culinary skills you need to turn out delicious and impressive...
  3. Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity Sale

    Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (314)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Experience the engineering genius that makes works such as the Giza pyramids, Brunelleschi's dome, and the Brooklyn Bridge possible with Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity. Delivered by award-winning Professor Stephen Ressler, these 24 lectures take you on a richly illustrated tour that deftly blends history and science to create an unforgettable survey...
  4. Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition Sale

    Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition

    Alex Filippenko
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (301)
    Save up to $695.00 Starting at $159.95 $924.95 $159.95$924.95
    In 96 richly illustrated half-hour lectures you will survey the main concepts, methods, and discoveries in astronomy—from the constellations drawn by the ancients, to the latest reports from planetary probes in our Solar System and the most recent images offered by telescopes probing the farthest frontiers of space and time. While updating this course, Professor Alex Filippenko added hundreds of images,...
  5. How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition

    How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (319)
    Starting at $599.95 Starting at $599.95 $809.95 $599.95$809.95
    This course can permanently enrich your life. With Professor Robert Greenberg as your teacher, you will hear and understand an entire language of unmatched beauty, genius, and power. Using digitally recorded passages to illustrate his points, Professor Greenberg takes you inside magnificent compositions by Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Verdi, Wagner, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and more. After...
  6. How to Draw

    How to Draw

    David Brody
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (378)
    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...
  7. Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (181)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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...
  8. History of Ancient Egypt

    History of Ancient Egypt

    Bob Brier
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (272)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    Ancient Egyptian civilization is so grand that our minds sometimes have difficulty adjusting to it. If you're awed by the Great Pyramid, amazed by the magnificent golden mask and other treasures of Tutankhamen, curious about how this longest-lived of all ancient cultures has influenced us, or just intrigued by the mysterious hows and whys of all things Egyptian, then you must own this comprehensive and entertaining...
  9. Everyday Engineering: Understanding the Marvels of Daily Life Sale

    Everyday Engineering: Understanding the Marvels of Daily Life

    Stephen Ressler
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (201)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $69.95 $429.95 $69.95$429.95
    Get a field guide to the engineering marvels of the everyday world all around you. Discover the remarkable technologies that enable our way of life—masterpieces of engineering that have been so beautifully integrated into the fabric of modern civilization that we often take them for granted. Explore the workings of the fascinating buildings, devices, and public utilities that we use almost every minute of the day.
  10. How to Play Chess: Lessons from an International Master

    How to Play Chess: Lessons from an International Master

    Jeremy Silman
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (226)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Learn chess from an international master and renowned teacher in these intensively illustrated, easy-to-understand lessons for players at all levels.
  11. American Civil War Sale

    American Civil War

    Gary W. Gallagher
    4.9 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (215)
    Save up to $470.00 Starting at $89.95 $599.95 $89.95$599.95
    Many TV shows have dealt with the American Civil War, but not one offers the combination of crisp, comprehensive narrative and in-depth analysis that you will find in this course. In 48 masterful lectures, leading Civil War historian Professor Gary W. Gallagher explains both the strategy and battles of the war as well as its effects on all Americans. You'll learn how armies were recruited, equipped, and trained....
  12. Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe

    Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe

    David M. Meyer
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (220)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Marvel at a carefully selected sampling of the Hubble Space Telescope's landmark images in Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe. This visual feast of a course features many of the greatest discoveries in astronomy during the last two decades. Your guide is award-winning Professor David M. Meyer, whose 12 lectures use breathtaking imagery to reveal the fundamental concepts and recent...
  13. Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation Sale

    Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.4 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (334)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Learn how to better live in harmony with the realities of the world and to feel more deeply connected to the whole of life with Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation. In these 24 lectures, award-winning Professor Mark W. Muesse gives you a clear and usable understanding of the essence of meditation and how to practice it. You'll learn the principles and techniques of sitting meditation; the related...
  14. Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language

    Bill Worden
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (263)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Experience the fun, intellectual challenge, and practical benefits of learning Spanish, one of the world’s most useful and beautiful languages. In this brilliantly designed course, you’ll get “under the hood” of the language, using an approach your teacher has refined for over 20 years to empower adult learners. Even if you think you lack aptitude for languages, these lectures will have you conversing in...
  15. Story of Human Language Sale

    Story of Human Language

    John McWhorter
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (231)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $54.95 $429.95 $54.95$429.95
    Dr. John McWhorter, one of America's leading linguists and a frequent commentator on network television and National Public Radio, takes you on a fascinating, 36-lecture tour of the development of human language—he unfolds the story of how a single tongue spoken 300,000 years ago may have evolved into the estimated 7,000 languages used worldwide today. Discover why, for the past century, linguistics has been one...
  16. 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
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (239)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    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...
  17. Understanding the Fundamentals of Music

    Understanding the Fundamentals of Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (245)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Professor Robert Greenberg offers a spirited introduction to the mysterious realm of music theory—the complex syntax of structural and instrumental resources that composers draw on. Sidestepping the necessity to read music, these lectures represent a rare opportunity for learning music theory—for understanding the processes of composition. The course will reward you many times over as you find yourself enjoying...
  18. Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest

    Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (189)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Explore the remarkable story of a tumultuous thousand-year period in British history. Delivered by award-winning Professor Jennifer Paxton, The Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest is a tour de force that shows how—in the midst of war and the struggle to balance royal power with the rights of the governed—medieval Britain laid the foundation for much of what we know today....
  19. Early Middle Ages

    Early Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (201)
    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.
  20. Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    James Hynes
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (241)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$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...