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  1. Lost Worlds of South America

    Lost Worlds of South America

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (174)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    As one of only six places on earth where civilization arose spontaneously, South America offers a fresh and revelatory look at how human societies formed, from the earliest organized communities to cultures of huge complexity. They paralleled, yet were absolutely different from, the ancient cultures of Greece, Egypt, and others that we know so much better. In these sites you witness the unfolding of one of the true...
  2. The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    Hannah B. Harvey
    3.9 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (125)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The gift of storytelling may be one of life's most powerful—and envied—skills. A well-crafted narrative can keep the people, values, and life lessons you hold dear alive and give you the power to influence others. Now, The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals reveals the tried-and-true methods experienced storytellers use to develop and tell entertaining and memorable stories. In 24 enthralling...
  3. Privacy, Property, and Free Speech: Law and the Constitution

    Privacy, Property, and Free Speech: Law and the Constitution

    Jeffrey Rosen
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (26)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    The proliferation of intrusive new technologies is putting many of our presumed freedoms in legal limbo. Today, it’s easy to think that we have far more privacy and other personal rights than we in fact do. Only by educating ourselves about the current state of the law and the risks posed by our own inventions can we develop an informed opinion about where to draw hard lines, how to promote changes in the system,...
  4. The Secret Life of Words: English Words and Their Origins

    The Secret Life of Words: English Words and Their Origins

    Anne Curzan
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (121)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    It’s a human impulse to play with language and to create new words and meanings—but also to worry about the decay of language. But by studying how and why language changes and the story behind the everyday words in our lexicon, we can learn a lot about ourselves—how our minds work and how our culture has changed over the centuries. In The Secret Life of Words: English Words and Their Origins, you’ll get a...
  5. 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)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    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...
  6. The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking

    The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking

    Bill Briwa
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (499)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    It’s rare to find a truly gifted chef who can actually show you how to cook. Now, The Great Courses has joined forces with the prestigious Culinary Institute of America to give you just that. The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking is a course of 24 highly visual and instructional lessons in which you’ll build all the foundational culinary skills you need to turn out delicious and impressive...
  7. How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication

    How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication

    Anne Curzan
    3.7 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
    Starting at £16.99 Starting at £16.99 £21.99 £16.99£21.99
    Like it or not, one of the most important things you do on a daily basis is converse with others. Successful conversations help you advance professionally and make, maintain, and deepen relationships. Fortunately, it’s a skill set anyone can acquire and refine. In just six lectures, How Conversation Works: 6 Lessons for Better Communication will teach you key strategies that can dramatically improve your ability...
  8. Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Mathematical proof is the gold standard of knowledge. Once a mathematical statement has been proved with a rigorous argument, it counts as true throughout the universe and for all time. Imagine, then, the thrill of being able to prove something in mathematics. But you don't have to imagine the exhilaration of constructing a proof-you can do it! Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument initiates you into this...
  9. The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience

    The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience

    Andrew Newberg
    3.2 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    The religious impulse is so powerfully pervasive that neuroscience has posed a provocative question: Are our brains wired to worship? In The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience, award-winning scholar and practicing neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Newberg, Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, offers you 24 riveting lectures that...
  10. Fundamentals of Photography

    Fundamentals of Photography

    Joel Sartore
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (701)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Taking great photographs requires you to "see" as a professional photographer does; to train your eyes using the same fundamental techniques and principles the experts use to create unforgettable images from the grandest (and simplest) of subjects. With Fundamentals of Photography, you'll learn everything you need to know about the art and craft of great photography straight from a professional photographer with...
  11. The Everyday Gourmet: Baking Pastries and Desserts

    The Everyday Gourmet: Baking Pastries and Desserts

    Stephen L. Durfee
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at £16.99 Starting at £16.99 £21.99 £16.99£21.99
    Get a quick, easy, and comprehensive guide to the fundamentals of baking like a professional with The Everyday Gourmet: Baking Pastries and Desserts. These six lessons invite you to join Chef Stephen L. Durfee, an award-winning pastry chef and instructor from the famed Culinary Institute of America, as he demonstrates tried-and-true methods for baking everything from simple cookies and cakes to custards, cream...
  12. Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

    Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

    Sean Carroll
    4.2 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (119)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Time rules our lives. From the rising and setting of the sun to the cycles of nature, the thought processes in our brains, and the biorhythms in our day, nothing so pervades our existence and yet is so difficult to explain. Time seems to be woven into the very fabric of the universe. But why? In 24 riveting half-hour lectures, Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time shows how a feature of the world that we all experience...
  13. The Everyday Guide to Wines of California

    The Everyday Guide to Wines of California

    Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (16)
    Starting at £16.99 Starting at £16.99 £21.99 £16.99£21.99
    California is one of the most exciting and important wine-growing regions in the world; home to reds, whites, and sparkling wines that are on par with some of the most iconic wines from older wine regions, including Italy and France. Now you can get a well-rounded experience of California’s great wines in the six lectures of The Everyday Guide to Wines of California. Filled with interactive tastings, suggestions...
  14. The Everyday Guide to Wines of Italy

    The Everyday Guide to Wines of Italy

    Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (19)
    Starting at £16.99 Starting at £16.99 £21.99 £16.99£21.99
    No place on Earth has a more ancient and important tradition of winemaking than Italy. Thousands of years before wine became commonplace in France or the Napa Valley, Italians were producing their own unique varieties and making wine an essential part of Italian—and human—culture. Now, with the six lectures of The Everyday Guide to Wines of Italy, you can experience the dynamism of Italian wine for yourself...
  15. The Everyday Guide to Wines of France

    The Everyday Guide to Wines of France

    Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
    Starting at £16.99 Starting at £16.99 £21.99 £16.99£21.99
    Grab a glass and join acclaimed Master of Wine Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan on a fascinating six-lecture tour of the best wines that France has to offer with The Everyday Guide to Wines of France. What makes French wines stand out from their international counterparts? How does the varied landscape of France shape and influence what’s in your wine glass? Why do French wines command such respect from culinary experts...
  16. The First Amendment and You: What Everyone Should Know

    The First Amendment and You: What Everyone Should Know

    John E. Finn
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £19.99 £19.99£19.99
    A mere 45 words, the First Amendment to the Constitution stands as a pillar of our democracy and has had an incalculable influence on the development of human freedom in the United States and the Western world. By defining the relationship between the people and the state and placing checks on governmental power to silence its populace, its protections have important ramifications for every American. The First...
  17. Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers

    Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers

    Andrew R. Wilson
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Military strategy matters. Civilizations with the greatest strategists-often coupled with the greatest resources-have had a powerful edge over competing civilizations. From Napoleon's revolutionary campaigns to the way insurgency, terrorism, and nuclear weaponry have defined the nature of warfare in the 21st century, the results of military strategy have changed the course of history. Masters of War: History's...
  18. The Art of War

    The Art of War

    Andrew R. Wilson
    4.1 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
    Starting at £12.99 Starting at £12.99 £12.99 £12.99£12.99
    As a landmark achievement in the evolution of strategic thought, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War has had a powerful and lasting influence on military strategy around the globe. So universal and timeless are its tactics for pursuing a competitive advantage that some of the most notable people in government, sports, and the entertainment world have all quoted from its nearly 2500-year-old pages. Through a precise,...
  19. The Science of Natural Healing

    The Science of Natural Healing

    Mimi Guarneri
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (194)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    What is the most effective way to nurture your own optimal health? Are there sound alternatives to the drugs so common in our health-care system, which can carry unwanted consequences and side effects? In the 24 lectures of The Science of Natural Healing, board-certified cardiologist Dr. Mimi Guarneri, founder of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, leads you in a compelling and practical exploration...
  20. The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    Robert Garland
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (279)
    Starting at £69.99 Starting at £69.99 £99.99 £69.99£99.99
    Take this chance to get beyond the abstract dates and figures, kings and queens, and battles and wars that make up so many historical accounts in The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World. In 48 richly detailed lectures, Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University covers the breadth and depth of human history from the perspective of the so-called ordinary people, from its earliest...