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  1. Introduction to Paleontology

    Introduction to Paleontology

    Stuart Sutherland
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this series
    (59)
    Starting at $234.95 Starting at $234.95 $269.95 $234.95$269.95
    Introduction to Paleontology is a thrilling journey through Earth’s history—from a lifeless planet to initial bursts of life, from extinctions to recovery, and ultimately to our world today. Relying considerably on the National Museum of Natural History’s curatorial expertise and extensive collections and taught by award-winning Professor Stuart Sutherland, this course reveals how paleontology helps us better...
  2. Native Peoples of North America Sale

    Native Peoples of North America

    Daniel M. Cobb
    3.8 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this series
    (63)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $34.95 $79.95 $34.95$79.95
    The Great Courses has partnered with Smithsonian to bring you a course that reveals new perspectives on the historical and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples and their significant impact on this country. You will gain a new point of view on the seemingly familiar stories America was built on. Be prepared – this course is going to change how you understand American history.
  3. The Guide to Essential Italy

    The Guide to Essential Italy

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this series
    (84)
    Starting at $334.95 Starting at $334.95 $384.95 $334.95$384.95
    Italy is the quintessential location for anyone interested in art, culture, and history. In collaboration with the Smithsonian, we bring you the exceptional gems and daily life of Italy’s past and present in a visually stunning tour. Explore Rome, Florence, and Venice—and take side trips to Pompeii, Perugia, and more. Visit important monuments, witness artistic masterpieces, and immerse yourself in Italian...
  4. Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History Sale

    Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History

    Richard Kurin
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this series
    (42)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $34.95 $39.95 $34.95$39.95
    Experience a visual history of America as only the Smithsonian can tell it—with 24 lectures delivered by the curator of our nation’s greatest treasures.
  5. Understanding Japan: A Cultural History Sale

    Understanding Japan: A Cultural History

    Mark J. Ravina
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this series
    (92)
    Save up to $200.00 Starting at $34.95 $69.95 $34.95$69.95
    Japan’s extraordinary 2,000-year-old civilization has grown through periods of engagement and isolation into a society responsible for immeasurable influences on the rest of the world. Discover what makes Japan so distinctive in Understanding Japan: A Cultural History . These 24 fascinating lectures, produced in partnership with the Smithsonian, offer an unforgettable tour of Japanese history, life, art, and...
  6. A Visual Guide to the Universe with the Smithsonian Sale

    A Visual Guide to the Universe with the Smithsonian

    David M. Meyer
    4.7 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this series
    (49)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $24.95 $29.95 $24.95$29.95
    The spectacular sights of the cosmos are now as easy to see as the stars above, with the 18 lavishly illustrated lectures of A Visual Guide to the Universe, produced in partnership with the Smithsonian. Orbit Saturn, search for water and life on Mars, and witness an armada of space telescopes uncovering the secrets of the cosmos. Embark on great voyages of discovery—you’ll find the view is truly out of this...
  7. The Industrial Revolution Sale

    The Industrial Revolution

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this series
    (55)
    Save up to $285.00 Starting at $39.95 $99.95 $39.95$99.95
    We owe so much of our world to the Industrial Revolution. The Great Courses partners with the Smithsonian to examine the extraordinary events and uncover the far-reaching impact of this incredible era. In 36 fascinating lectures, Professor Allitt introduces you to the inventors, businessmen, and workers responsible for transforming our lives and fueling one of the greatest periods of innovation in human history.
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