Professor Philip Daileader, Ph.D.

Professor Philip Daileader
  • The College of William and Mary
  • Harvard University
Making four courses over the last thirteen years has been an honor, and I'd like to think that as The Teaching Company has grown and developed, I've developed with it.
Dr. Philip Daileader is Associate Professor of History at The College of William and Mary. He earned his B.A. in History from Johns Hopkins University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in History from Harvard University. Before taking his position at William and Mary, he taught at the University of Alabama and the State University of New York at New Paltz. Professor Daileader received William and Mary's 2004 Alumni Fellowship Award for excellence in teaching. As a graduate student, he was a four-time winner of the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. Dr. Daileader is the author of True Citizens: Violence, Memory, and Identity in the Medieval Community of Perpignan, 1162ñ1397. His research focuses on the social, cultural, and religious history of Mediterranean Europe.
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"Professor Daileader is engaging, well-spoken, delivers well-thought out and clear lectures, and provides the listener with a deep contextual appreciation for the forces driving the time period."

 

"Dr. Daileader enriched the course and made it more interesting by his details of the personality, capabilites and motivation of the different historical persons.  Grew to appreciate his demeaner and humor."

 

"Professor Philip Daileader is an excellent lecturer! The topics chosen for these lectures were all interesting- he presents the information in a way that makes it very easy for the listener to retain. A+"

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42 Courses and Sets

  1. (Set) Early Middle Ages; High Middle Ages; Late Middle Ages; Vikings; & Era of the Crusades  Set

    (Set) Early Middle Ages; High Middle Ages; Late Middle Ages; Vikings; & Era of the Crusades

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $1,514.75 Starting at $1,514.75 $1,514.75 $1,514.75$1,514.75
    Explore the era between the fall of Rome and the rise of the Renaissance in five 24-lecture courses that reveal the important role the Middle Ages played in Western Civilization. Begin with a three-course tour of the Middle Ages with The Early Middle Ages, The High Middle Ages, and The Late Middle Ages. In The Vikings, get a reintroduction to these warriors, artists, merchants, poets, and kings, from a course that...
  2. (Set) Early Middle Ages & High Middle Ages  Set

    (Set) Early Middle Ages & High Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Venture back into the medieval European world with an award-winning professor. The Early Middle Ages explores how the collapse of ancient Rome gave way to the medieval world, while The High Middle Ages picks up in A.D. 1000 and reveals how Europe dramatically transformed itself into societies that would pave the way for the modern world.
  3. (Set) Late Antiquity: Crisis and Transformation & The Early Middle Ages  Set

    (Set) Late Antiquity: Crisis and Transformation & The Early Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $629.90 Starting at $629.90 $629.90 $629.90$629.90
    What happened after the fall of the Roman Empire? Find out in these two courses that take you back to a pivotal moment in the history of Western civilization. In Late Antiquity: Crisis and Transformation, discover how the period between A.D. 253 and A.D. 750 gave way to Medieval Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the Islamic Caliphate. In The Early Middle Ages, use recent scholarship to get a fresh understanding of a...
  4. (Set) The Cathedral & High Middle Ages  Set

    (Set) The Cathedral & High Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Rediscover the Middle Ages with this two-course set delivered by masterful historians and experts in this often misunderstood period of Western history. First, tour the world's most captivating cathedrals from the comfort of home with The Cathedral. Then, gain new insights into the social, intellectual, religious, and political transformations that underlay the period between 1000 and 1300 in The High Middle Ages.
  5. (Set) Era of the Crusades/High Middle Ages Set

    (Set) Era of the Crusades/High Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $329.90 Starting at $329.90 $629.90 $329.90$629.90
  6. (Set) Late Middle Ages & Fall of the Pagans and the Origins of Medieval Christianity  Set

    (Set) Late Middle Ages & Fall of the Pagans and the Origins of Medieval Christianity

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $509.90 $259.90$509.90
    Grasp the major changes that took place in the late medieval period that planted the seeds of modernity with this thought-provoking course set. Start with Professor Philip Daileader’s The Late Middle Ages, which introduces you to this age of extremes’ major events, personalities, and developments. Then turn to Professor Kenneth W. Harl’s The Fall of the Pagans and the Origins of Medieval...
  7. (Set) How the Crusades Changed History & High Middle Ages  Set

    (Set) How the Crusades Changed History & High Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $259.90 $259.90$259.90
  8. (Set) Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest & Early Middle Ages  Set

    (Set) Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest & Early Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Immerse yourself in the medieval world with these two courses delivered by acclaimed historians. The Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest tells the remarkable story of a tumultuous, thousand-year period dominated by war, conquest, and the struggle to balance royal power with the rights of the governed. The Early Middle Ages takes you even deeper into the dawn of this fascinating period,...
  9. (Set) Middle Ages Collection: 4 Course Set Set

    (Set) Middle Ages Collection: 4 Course Set

    Philip Daileader
    Starting at $519.80 Starting at $519.80 $519.80 $519.80$519.80

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  10. (Set) Late Middle Ages & High Middle Ages  Set

    (Set) Late Middle Ages & High Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $509.90 $259.90$509.90
    Explore the heights of a fascinating—and often misunderstood—period in Western history with this two-course set by award-winning Professor Philip Daileader. First, venture into the heart of the medieval world with The High Middle Ages, in which you investigate how and why medieval society made great strides in philosophy, commerce, education, literature, politics, and more. Then, complete your grasp of...
  11. (Set) Vikings & Early Middle Ages  Set

    (Set) Vikings & Early Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
  12. (Set)  Turning Points in Medieval History & High Middle Ages Set

    (Set) Turning Points in Medieval History & High Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $259.90 $259.90$259.90
  13. (Set) High Middle Ages/World of Byzantium  Set

    (Set) High Middle Ages/World of Byzantium

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $509.90 $259.90$509.90
  14. (Set)  Early Middle Ages & Late Middle Ages Set

    (Set) Early Middle Ages & Late Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
  15. (Set) The Italian Renaissance & The Early Middle Ages  Set

    (Set) The Italian Renaissance & The Early Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $629.90 Starting at $629.90 $629.90 $629.90$629.90
    Experience two monumental periods in the history of Western civilization with this thrilling two-course set. In The Early Middle Ages, focus on the often misunderstood age between A.D. 300 and A.D. 1000, when ancient Rome had fallen and Europe had seemingly vanished into ignorance and shadow. In The Italian Renaissance, travel back to the moment in history when culture reached a vibrant and formative peak that still...
  16. (Set) The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age & High Middle Ages Set

    (Set) The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age & High Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $279.90 Starting at $279.90 $524.90 $279.90$524.90
    Discover the untold story of the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance with this two-course set. Start by focusing on a fascinating part of the world with The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age. Then, step back to take a more holistic view of this period with the High Middle Ages.
  17. (Set) Experiencing the Middle Ages Set

    (Set) Experiencing the Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $2,774.55 Starting at $2,774.55 $2,774.55 $2,774.55$2,774.55
    Take an extraordinary historical journey with this nine-course set, providing an in-depth look at European cultures from the period of the Vikings through the Crusades, and into the late Middle Ages. No matter how much you think you know about European history, this set will introduce you to new people, events, and ideas. A must have for any history buff.
  18. (Set) Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire & Early Middle Ages Set

    (Set) Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire & Early Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    A new light has begun to fall across once "dark" ages and their fascinating personalities and events and this two-course set illuminates an ancient period in time. Start with an authoritative, chapter-by- chapter guide to Edward Gibbon’s masterpiece with Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Then, trace a journey from Scandinavia across northern and central Europe to the...
  19. (Set) Great Minds of the Medieval World & High Middle Ages Set

    (Set) Great Minds of the Medieval World & High Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $279.90 Starting at $279.90 $524.90 $279.90$524.90
  20. (SET) 1066: The Year That Changed Everything & High Middle Ages Set

    (SET) 1066: The Year That Changed Everything & High Middle Ages

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $324.90 Starting at $324.90 $374.90 $324.90$374.90
    What was life like in the medieval world? This two-course set is your chance to find out. It starts with 1066: The Year That Changed Everything, in which you experience for yourself the drama of a dynamic year in medieval history that included fierce Viking warriors, powerful noble families, epic military invasions, and much more. And it continues with High Middle Ages, in which you survey the period from 1000 to...