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  1. The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    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.
  2. How Ideas Spread

    How Ideas Spread

    Jonah Berger
    3.9 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Gain insight into the fascinating world of viral trends and your own decision-making behaviors with a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning professor, and sought-after consultant of the Fortune 500.
  3. Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History

    Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History

    Richard Kurin
    4.4 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    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.
  4. The Science of Mindfulness: A Research-Based Path to Well-Being

    The Science of Mindfulness: A Research-Based Path to Well-Being

    Ronald D. Siegel
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (143)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    In this astonishing look at the wide-scale adoption of mindfulness techniques into mainstream psychology and healthcare, study the brain science underlying these traditional wisdom practices and experience their extraordinary effects in your own life.
  5. 36 Revolutionary Figures of History Collection

    36 Revolutionary Figures of History

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.2 out of 5
    42% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (7)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £34.99 £34.99£34.99
    Alexander the Great. Jesus. Darwin. Churchill. These are just a few of the revolutionary individuals who have transformed our world in ways that still resonate today. 36 Revolutionary Figures of History is a unique collection of 36 lectures from our extensive course catalog—one that takes you across time and around the globe to offer piercing insights into some of history’s most transformative figures.
  6. 36 Books That Changed the World Collection

    36 Books That Changed the World

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.4 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (13)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £34.99 £34.99£34.99
    Since the development of written language, books have played major roles in the world: Entertaining. Instructing. Inspiring. Even changing the course of history. Now, with 36 Books That Changed the World, a fascinating Great Courses Collection crafted from our extensive library of courses, take a riveting tour of the profound impact of books from thousands of years of history and from civilizations around the globe.
  7. Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

    Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

    Tim Chartier
    3.7 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (44)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    From science to sales, from sociology to sports, data analytics is unraveling the fascinating secrets hidden in numbers, patterns, relationships, and information of every kind. Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World introduces you to the key concepts, methods, and accomplishments of this versatile approach to problem solving. See the big picture of big data, and the crucial role of data analytics in...
  8. Understanding Modern Electronics

    Understanding Modern Electronics

    Richard Wolfson
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (130)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Electronic devices are fundamental to our global economy, improve our lives immeasurably, and underlie virtually every aspect of modern life. Yet very few of us have any idea of how electronic devices actually work. In fact, these increasingly complex devices operate on a few basic principles that are both fascinating and easy to understand. Now, in 24 clear and accessible lectures, award-winning Professor of...
  9. Great Minds of the Medieval World

    Great Minds of the Medieval World

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.2 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    The medieval era was a time of extraordinary advances in numerous fields of knowledge ranging from philosophy and theology to science, medicine, literature, and economics—as well as of revolutionary developments in education and the birth of the university. This fascinating epoch was not only a time of great innovation, it was the era in which the seeds of the modern West were sown. In the 24 lectures of Great...
  10. Special Collection - 36 Big Ideas Collection

    Special Collection - 36 Big Ideas

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    2.8 out of 5
    28% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £34.99 £34.99£34.99
    The Great Courses has introduced millions of lifelong learners to some of the biggest ideas out there. Enjoy a collection of 36 lectures specially curated from some of our most popular courses and get a fresh learning experience in a wide range of disciplines. Religious writings that may have been forged; a universal template of world myths; the science of tasting colors—Join us for an intriguing tour of big ideas!
  11. Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body

    Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body

    Heidi Sormaz
    4.6 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (109)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Today, millions of people practice yoga, from young to old, from the hyper-athletic to those dealing with chronic diseases. The 12 half-hour lectures of Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body, taught by acclaimed yoga teacher Dr. Heidi Sormaz, are the ideal first step for a newcomer and a fascinating journey of discovery for those who already practice. After covering the history of yoga and its physiological effects, Dr....
  12. Cities of the Ancient World

    Cities of the Ancient World

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    We live in a world of cities—for the first time ever, the majority of the population lives in an urban environment—and reflecting on ancient models of the “city” as a human phenomenon offers important lessons for our culture today. Cities of the Ancient World is your opportunity to survey the breadth of the ancient world through the context of its urban development. These 24 eye-opening lectures not only...
  13. The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas

    The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas

    Lawrence Cahoone
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    Liberty. Democracy. Rights. Community. Without even realizing it, we all use the fruits of political philosophy. The question is, are we using them well? The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas is your opportunity to navigate the labyrinth of Western political and social theory. Guided by award-winning Professor Lawrence Cahoone of the College of the Holy Cross, these 36 eye-opening lectures reveal how...
  14. Geometry: An Interactive Journey to Mastery

    Geometry: An Interactive Journey to Mastery

    James S. Tanton
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Inscribed over the entrance of Plato’s Academy were the words, “Let no one ignorant of geometry enter my doors.” To ancient scholars, geometry was the gateway to knowledge. Its core skills of logic and reasoning are essential to success in school, work, and many other aspects of life. Yet sometimes students, even if they have done well in other math courses, can find geometry a challenge. Now, in the 36...
  15. How Jesus Became God Sale

    How Jesus Became God

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.4 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (237)
    Save up to £5.00 Starting at £19.99 £54.99 £19.99£54.99
    What exactly happened, such that Jesus came to be considered God? To ask this question is to delve into a fascinating, multilayered historical puzzle—one that offers a richly illuminating look into the origins of the Western worldview and the theological underpinnings of our civilization. In 24 provocative lectures, Professor Ehrman takes you deeply into the process by which the divinity of Jesus was first...
  16. Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

    Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

    John Philip Colletta
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (98)
    Starting at £17.99 Starting at £17.99 £39.99 £17.99£39.99
    Genealogy is a journey of self-discovery that can teach you as much about yourself as about those who came before you. But what holds many of us back from unearthing our family history is uncertainty about how to go about it. Which resources should you use—or trust? How do you make your way through tangles of public records? How do you bring facts together into a complete story you can share with others? With...
  17. Special Collection - The Joy of Ancient History Collection

    Special Collection - The Joy of Ancient History

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.9 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (8)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £34.99 £34.99£34.99
    For years, The Great Courses has taken you on stirring explorations of our ancient roots. The Joy of Ancient History is an insightful collection of 36 lectures curated from our most popular ancient history courses. Guided by our highly rated professors, hopscotch around the world to experience the fascinating variety that ancient history offers: from great heroes and epic battles to lost civilizations and beyond.
  18. Exploring Metaphysics

    Exploring Metaphysics

    David Kyle Johnson
    3.6 out of 5
    59% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £24.99 £24.99£24.99
    What comes to mind when you hear the word “metaphysics”? The truth is, while metaphysics is among the oldest strands of philosophical thought—an inquiry into the very nature of reality—metaphysics is also on the cutting edge of today’s scientific discoveries. Now you can take a journey through the limits of today’s knowledge in Exploring Metaphysics. Professor David Kyle Johnson identifies our...
  19. The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal

    The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal

    Seth Freeman
    5 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Negotiating skills are crucial for solving conflicts of all types, getting fractious groups to work together, counseling friends in distress, and generally getting anyone to accept your point of view—and they enable you to do it in ways that enhance rather than strain relationships. Now you can acquire these essential skills in The Art of Negotiating the Best Deal, taught by Seth Freeman, who teaches at New York...
  20. Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases

    Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases

    Roy Benaroch
    4.9 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (104)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Where do doctors gain their diagnostic skills? The answer: the Grand Rounds experience, an essential part of medical students’ education and the ongoing process whereby doctors practice how to make diagnoses by examining real patients. In Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases, Dr. Roy Benaroch guides you through 24 unique Grand Rounds that reveal insights into how doctors use medical science to identify...