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  1. The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal Sale

    The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal

    Anthony A. Goodman
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
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    Your body is a fortress under constant assault. Infectious diseases, parasites, environmental toxins, physical trauma, allergens, and natural disasters are some external enemies it faces. From the inside, it is threatened by the cellular mutations that produce cancer. Fortunately, the body's defenses are remarkably successful, and most of the time we are unaware of the intense drama taking place within our cells and...
  2. Life in Our Universe Sale

    Life in Our Universe

    Laird Close
    4.1 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
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    Are we alone in the universe? Or does the cosmos pulse with diverse life forms? Life in Our Universe reveals the cutting-edge research leading scientists to believe that life is not exclusively the domain of Earth. Taught by Dr. Laird Close, an award-winning Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at The University of Arizona, these 24 stunningly visual lectures offer an unparalleled look at the most intriguing...
  3. United States and the Middle East: 1914 to 9/11 Sale

    United States and the Middle East: 1914 to 9/11

    Salim Yaqub
    4.3 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (152)
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    This course is a narrative history of U.S. political involvement in the Middle East, designed to provide you with additional perspective and understanding. Such knowledge is helpful to broaden your ability to place today's headlines into greater context, evaluate what may happen next, and understand those oncoming events when they do occur.
  4. Great Thinkers, Great Theorems Sale

    Great Thinkers, Great Theorems

    William Dunham
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (96)
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    Explore the most awe-inspiring theorems in the 3,000-year history of mathematics with the 24 lectures of Great Thinkers, Great Theorems. Professor William Dunham, an award-winning teacher with a talent for conveying the essence of mathematical ideas, reveals how great minds like Pythagoras, Newton, and Euler crafted theorems that would revolutionize our understanding of the world. Approaching great theorems the way...
  5. St. Augustine's Confessions Sale

    St. Augustine's Confessions

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.5 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
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    This course examines all 13 books, or chapters, of this masterpiece that inspired Dante and Martin Luther and encouraged Christianity to accept the thinking of Plato. It provides the background needed to understand the Confessions as Augustine intended and analyzes his account—told in stories that are as powerful as any in world literature—of the events leading to his Christian conversion.
  6. Mysteries of the Microscopic World Sale

    Mysteries of the Microscopic World

    Bruce E. Fleury
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
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    Travel to the microscopic world and encounter the trillions of bacteria, fungi, and other organisms known as microbes in the 24 lectures of Mysteries of the Microscopic World. In undertaking this journey, guided by award-winning Professor Bruce E. Fleury, you'll learn the powerful role these microbes play in your life, from the bacteria in your stomach that helps you digest, to the pathogens responsible for...
  7. How the World Learns: Comparative Educational Systems Sale

    How the World Learns: Comparative Educational Systems

    Alexander W. Wiseman
    3 out of 5
    36% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (11)
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    The revolutionary belief that education is “the great equalizer” has spread across the globe, and education systems reflect ideals including universal enrollment. Yet how can success in education be measured—and improved? How the World Learns is an international comparison of teaching methods and student achievement, delving into culture and context to see what is succeeding and what is failing, at home and...
  8. Conquest of the Americas Sale

    Conquest of the Americas

    Marshall C. Eakin
    4.5 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (117)
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    How did the collision of three distinct peoples and cultures-Europeans, Africans, and Native Americans-give rise to a new American identity? With award-winning teacher Professor Marshall Eakin as your guide, you'll learn about the myriad ways this compelling story has radically transformed not only the American continent but the world.
  9. Great Ideas of Classical Physics Sale

    Great Ideas of Classical Physics

    Steven Pollock
    3.9 out of 5
    52% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
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    Classical physics is about making sense of motion, gravity, light, heat, sound, electricity, and magnetism, and seeing how these phenomena interweave to create the rich tapestry of everyday experience. You already know more physics than you think, says award-winning science educator Steven Pollock. He discusses brilliant thinkers Galileo, Newton, Faraday, and Maxwell to show you that classical physics is an elegant...
  10. Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception Sale

    Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception

    Peter M. Vishton
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
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    Discover the secret life of your senses with Understanding the Secrets of Human Perception, an intriguing and unforgettable 24-lecture course delivered by Professor Peter M. Vishton, an expert in the frontiers of human perception. With him as your authoritative guide, you'll consider each of your senses from a wide range of perspectives, explore how your brain processes different sensory information, consider how...
  11. From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity Sale

    From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.2 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
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    The traditional form of Christianity we know today includes beliefs, practices, a canon of sacred scripture, and even its own stated history, but it emerged only after many years of transition and conflict—with Judaism and with what can now only be called the "lost Christianities." Professor Bart D. Ehrman takes you through Christianity's first centuries to examine its transition from the religion of Jesus to a...
  12. Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century Sale

    Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.4 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (119)
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    The story of the 20th century is filled with leaders who promised utopia and instead delivered war, genocide, and dictatorship. This provocative and unsettling subject is covered in this 24-lecture series, which will help you understand this seemingly senseless and inexplicable record of inhumanity and how we may prevent it from recurring. Examples of leaders who resisted the century’s inhuman trends offer hope...
  13. Masterworks of American Art Sale

    Masterworks of American Art

    William Kloss
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
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    What makes a work of art "American”? How do some of our country's greatest paintings depict its rich history? Explore these and other illuminating questions in Masterworks of American Art, taught by acclaimed art historian and Professor William Kloss. This sweeping 24-lecture survey shows you how brilliant artists including Benjamin West, Thomas Eakins, and Winslow Homer helped create a rich portrait of American...
  14. The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset Sale

    The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset

    Scott E. Page
    4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (21)
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    From technology to business, two (or more) heads often prove to be better than one-but only if those heads are cognitively diverse. Diverse perspectives are a powerful tool for maximizing productivity and enhancing collective performance. Now, in The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset, you can learn the strategies that make you a more diverse thinker and position you to break down...
  15. Age of Henry VIII Sale

    Age of Henry VIII

    Dale Hoak
    4 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
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    Henry VIII was England’s first great Renaissance prince: dynamic, brilliant, charming—as well as ferocious, terrifying, and dangerous. He changed the face of history in England and the West, is well known for having six wives, and instigated the circumstances that resulted in the Reformation. Study his reign and era along with noted British history expert Dale Hoak. How we should assess the legacy of such an...
  16. Major Transitions in Evolution Sale

    Major Transitions in Evolution

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.3 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (62)
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    Embark on an unforgettable look into the past with Major Transitions in Evolution, which tells the science-detective story of the giant leaps that gave rise to nature's boundless diversity. In these 24 lavishly illustrated lectures by two engaging professors-paleontologist Anthony Martin and paleoanthropologist John Hawks-investigate the conditions that led to the first complex cells, flying insects, flowering...
  17. Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage Sale

    Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage

    John McWhorter
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
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    In Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage, acclaimed linguist and Professor John McWhorter dispels the cloud of confusion that clings to English and gives you a crystal-clear view of why we use it the way we do. Throughout these 24 lectures, you'll discover the true answers to these and other questions that continue to perplex us all: Is English, as a language, in crisis? Should grammar always be logical?...
  18. Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality Sale

    Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality

    Jeffrey C. Grossman
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
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    Explore the many possibilities of what your future may look like with Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality, an unforgettable survey of today's most advanced research in fields such as engineering, biology, chemistry, and theoretical physics. These 24 lectures by Professor Jeffrey C. Grossman delve into the genuine science of today's-and tomorrow's-hottest issues in an accessible manner that...
  19. Buddhism Sale

    Buddhism

    Malcolm David Eckel
    3.8 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (107)
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    In its 2,500-year history, Buddhism has expanded from a tiny religious community in northern India into a movement that now spans the globe. Buddhism is your opportunity to trace the history, principles, and evolution of a theology that is both familiar and foreign. In 24 revealing lectures, you survey the faith from its origins in the 6th century B.C.E. to its present status as a major world religion. Award-winning...
  20. Great Battles of the Ancient World Sale

    Great Battles of the Ancient World

    Garrett G. Fagan
    4.2 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (117)
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    Hollywood has gone to elaborate lengths to recreate the violence and mayhem of ancient warfare in movies such as Gladiator and Troy. But what were ancient battles really like? What weapons, tactics, armor, training, and logistics were used? In this course, Professor Garrett G. Fagan takes you into the thick of combat in some of the most notable battles fought in the Mediterranean region from prehistoric times to the...