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  1. Foundations of Western Civilization Sale

    Foundations of Western Civilization

    Thomas F. X. Noble
    4.3 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    You can discover the essential nature, evolution, and perceptions of Western civilization from its humble beginnings in the great river valleys of Iraq and Egypt to the dawn of the modern world. This broad, sweeping series helps you cover an enormous amount of historical material as you see how Western civilization evolved. Concentrating on the period 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, Professor Thomas F. X. Noble unfolds for...
  2. The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes Sale

    The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (176)
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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...
  3. The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague

    The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    While the story of the Black Death is one of destruction and loss, it is also one of the most intriguing episodes in human history. Speaking to the full magnitude of this world-changing historical moment, and taught by celebrated medievalist Dorsey Armstrong, this course delves into the plague, its full human repercussions, and its transformative effects on European civilization.
  4. 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.
  5. Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest Sale

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

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (198)
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    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....
  6. Vikings

    Vikings

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (204)
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    Explorers and traders, the Vikings sailed from Newfoundland to Baghdad, across raging seas and swift rivers, extending trade and prosperity in voyages of creative destruction. By 1100, however, the Vikings had disappeared, having willingly shed their identity and dissolved into the mists of myth and legend. How did this happen? And how should we remember this formidable civilization? Who were the Vikings? Dr....
  7. Early Middle Ages Sale

    Early Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (202)
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    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.
  8. The Cathedral

    The Cathedral

    William R. Cook
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Tour the world's most captivating cathedrals from the comfort of your own home with these 24 lavishly illustrated lectures by Professor William R. Cook. An exciting, immersive, and multidimensional learning experience, The Cathedral brings you closer to cathedrals like Notre Dame in Paris and those in Amiens, Chartres, and Canterbury than any on-site tour could hope to do. With high-definition 3-D modeling and...
  9. The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe Sale

    The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.3 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
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    Travel through time to the golden ages of 12 of Europe’s most beautiful medieval cities in Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett’s The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe. In 24 lectures that use extensive location footage, you’ll discover the sights, sounds, and smells of teeming markets and mercantile centers, royal feasts and ritual, dramatic military engagements, magnificent religious pageantry, and the...
  10. The Catholic Church: A History

    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...
  11. King Arthur: History and Legend Sale

    King Arthur: History and Legend

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.7 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The saga of King Arthur and his court is the most enduringly popular mythic tradition of Western civilization. For over 1500 years, the Arthurian narrative has enthralled writers, artists, and a limitless audience spanning the Western world and beyond—and its appeal continues unabated in our time. Delve into the historical mystery behind the figure of Arthur, and discover the magnificent breadth of these epic...
  12. The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age Sale

    The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

    Eamonn Gearon
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
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    It is nearly impossible to overstate the power and importance of the crucial 500-year history of the Abbasid Empire. The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age is your opportunity to get to know the story and the accomplishments of this great period in human civilization. Taught by acclaimed lecturer Eamonn Gearon, these 24 remarkable lectures offer brilliant insights into an era too often overlooked by...
  13. The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation

    The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.1 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
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    Christianity is the largest and most global religious tradition in history. For nearly 2,000 years, the Christian faith has remained at or near the center of Western moral debate and conceptions of human identity, just action, and ultimate meaning. It has both shaped history and responded to history, showing an extraordinary adaptability within greatly differing cultures. Its practice and influence appears in every...
  14. A Brief History of the World

    A Brief History of the World

    Peter N. Stearns
    3.4 out of 5
    53% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (147)
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    In A Brief History of the World, you'll apprehend "the big picture" of world history from the invention of agriculture in the Neolithic era to the urbanized, technological world of the 21st century. It's a compelling overview of the human experience presented by an award-winning teacher, Professor Peter N. Stearns. You'll examine and compare the peoples, cultures, and nations of Europe, Asia, Africa, and the...
  15. Late Middle Ages

    Late Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (102)
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    What were the Late Middle Ages—medieval or modern? Any period that falls between two eras bears the hallmarks of transition. Witness the medieval carnage of frequent wars, improved weaponry, and the Black Death, and discover the modernity of intellectual and cultural maturing, and philosophical movements that celebrated the individual. Professor Philip Daileader is your guide with The Late Middle Ages, the...
  16. High Middle Ages Sale

    High Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (103)
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    As the last millennium dawned, Europe didn't amount to much. Illiteracy, starvation, and disease were the norm. In fact, Europe in the year 1000 was one of the world's more stagnant regions—an economically undeveloped, intellectually derivative, and geopolitically passive backwater. Three short centuries later, all this had changed dramatically. The flowering of medieval civilization between the years 1000 and...
  17. Popes and the Papacy: A History

    Popes and the Papacy: A History

    Thomas F. X. Noble
    4.2 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (98)
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    This course is designed to illuminate for both Catholics and non-Catholics the remarkable institution known as the "Petrine Office." It is taught by Professor Thomas F. X. Noble, director of the Medieval Institute and professor of history at the University of Notre Dame—who has spent more than 30 years immersed in the subject. The insights and wisdom he has gathered along the way make Popes and the Papacy: A...
  18. From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History

    From Yao to Mao: 5000 Years of Chinese History

    Kenneth J. Hammond
    3.8 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (168)
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    In a world grown increasingly smaller, China seems somehow to remain as most of us have always seen it: a land far away and exotic, its history and thoughts veiled from most Westerners. Yet behind that veil lies one of the most amazing civilizations the world has ever known. Join award-winning Professor Kenneth J. Hammond for an in-depth exploration into China's fascinating history. Every lecture of this course may...
  19. The World's Greatest Churches Sale

    The World's Greatest Churches

    William R. Cook
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
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    The great churches represent some of the world’s most stunning masterpieces of architecture, art, and faith. In The World’s Greatest Churches, go on a guided tour of the most outstanding, memorable, and meaningful churches in the world. Lavishly illustrated with breathtaking photos, detailed floor plans, and 3-D models, these lectures take you deeply into Christianity through its most important buildings.
  20. Medieval World Sale

    Medieval World

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.4 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (143)
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    What was it like to live during the Middle Ages? Find out with The Medieval World, which offers you a different perspective on this period: one that entrenches you in the experiences of everyday men and women. Medievalist and Professor Dorsey Armstrong draws on history, literature, the arts, technology, science, and more for this 36-lecture tour that will expand your understanding of both the Middle Ages and...