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  1. Language and the Mind

    Language and the Mind

    Spencer Kelly
    4.8 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (9)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    What is our species’ greatest invention? Medicine, computers, space travel? Not even close. The innovation that underlies each of our past achievements and those we still aspire to is ... language. Learn why language is our ultimate invention—one that has allowed us to change the physical and social world around us in every conceivable way, and one that has fundamentally changed us, as well.
  2. The Pagan World: Ancient Religions Before Christianity

    The Pagan World: Ancient Religions Before Christianity

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (16)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    In The Pagan World: Ancient Religions before Christianity, you will meet the fascinating, ancient polytheistic peoples of the Mediterranean and beyond, their gods and goddesses, and their public and private worship practices, as you come to better understand the foundational role religion played in their daily lives. Because their religion circumscribed almost all aspects of life both inside and outside the home, it...
  3. America after the Cold War: The First Thirty Years

    America after the Cold War: The First Thirty Years

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4 out of 5
    50% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (10)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    America after the Cold War: The First Thirty Years offers you the chance to step back and look at the complex and ever-evolving story of the United States from 1990 to 2019. Taught by esteemed professor and Great Courses favorite Dr. Patrick Allitt of Emory University, these 12 fascinating lectures tie all the threads of contemporary life together and give you a rich understanding of the world we live in today.
  4. Taking Control of Your Personal Data

    Taking Control of Your Personal Data

    Jennifer Golbeck
    4.4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    We have never before in human history been able to share so much about ourselves so quickly. Neither have we ever been so exposed to forces that want to take advantage of that capability. This course will open your eyes to the surprising extent of that exposure and will discuss your options for keeping your personal data as safe as possible, help you determine your personal privacy profile, and understand the...
  5. Experiencing Hubble: Exploring the Milky Way

    Experiencing Hubble: Exploring the Milky Way

    David M. Meyer
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (18)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Taught by Dr. David Meyer of Northwestern University, this course takes you on a tour of the Milky Way galaxy through spectacular images during the Hubble Space Telescope's third decade of operation. You view stars, star cluster, nebulae, and more, while learning such concepts as star birth, planet formation, black holes, and galactic evolution. The result is a tour that is as awe-inspiring as it is instructive,...
  6. Everyday Guide to Beer

    Everyday Guide to Beer

    Charles W. Bamforth
    4.1 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Professor Emeritus Charlie Bamforth of the University of California, Davis, often referred to as the “Pope of Foam” within the beer industry, has spent more than 40 years crafting, writing, and teaching others about beer and how to make it. In the 12 lessons of the The Everyday Guide to Beer, Dr. Bamforth takes you on a journey through the history of this surprisingly complex beverage.
  7. World War II: Battlefield Europe

    World War II: Battlefield Europe

    David R. Stone
    4.9 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Designed in partnership with HISTORY® and using a distinctly European perspective, World War II: Battlefield Europe provides a fresh lens through which to study major battles, larger-than-life personalities, twists of fate, and tales of intrigue. Over 24 lectures, a military historian reveals the strategic decisions behind U-boat assaults, D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, the fall of Berlin, and so much more.
  8. Getting Your Legal House in Order

    Getting Your Legal House in Order

    Sally Hurme
    5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (10)
    Starting at £29.99 Starting at £29.99 £49.99 £29.99£49.99
    In Getting Your Legal House in Order, author and elder law attorney Sally Balch Hurme gives you a practical, step-by-step foray into your legal affairs. From property rights to wills and trusts to insurance and estate planning, these 18 eye-opening lectures give you everything you need to prepare your finances and your future. Filled with accessible advise, this course should be required viewing for people of any...
  9. Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy

    Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (11)
    Starting at £16.99 Starting at £16.99 £21.99 £16.99£21.99
    The International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) has teamed up with The Great Courses to provide an outstanding eight-lecture series designed to arm you with the very skills needed to defuse the threat of misinformation media. Ms.Tara Susman-Peña, a senior technical advisor, and her colleagues at IREX, Mehri Druckman and Nina Odura, will lead you step by step through the history, evolution, science, and impact...
  10. A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome

    A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    3.7 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    From Ben-Hur to Spartacus to Gladiator, get a front-row look at the great movies that have shaped ancient Rome’s role in popular culture and memory. The 12 lectures of Professor Gregory S. Aldrete’s A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome cover over 50 years of cinematic history and talent, and immerse you in the glory and grandeur—and even the folly—of classic and contemporary films set in Roman...
  11. Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

    Douglas O. Linder
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (12)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    In Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom, you will learn how liberty increased in our country when individuals sued for freedoms and when cases were brought specifically to test the limits of the Constitution. In 24 fascinating lectures, Professor Douglas O. Linder of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law takes you behinds the scenes of the trials that recognized many of the...
  12. Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

    Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

    4.8 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (16)
    Starting at £11.99 Starting at £11.99 £14.99 £11.99£14.99
    The Great Courses is proud to present Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868 This first-time-ever original narrative documentary is a unique and entertaining retelling of the turbulent yet fascinating events leading up to and through the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. You’ll hear “first-hand” from the characters themselves—including Thaddeus Stevens, Charles Sumner, and others who were...
  13. Understanding the New Testament

    Understanding the New Testament

    David Brakke
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Join Professor David Brakke, an award-winning Professor of History at The Ohio State University, for Understanding the New Testament. In these 24 eye-opening lectures, he takes you behind the scenes to study not only the text of the New Testament, but also the authors and the world in which it was created.
  14. Understanding the Old Testament

    Understanding the Old Testament

    Robert D. Miller II
    4.4 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The Old Testament is one of the foundational documents of Western civilization. In this course, you’ll study a selection of the major books of the Old Testament, probing their meaning and relevance. Among these, you’ll explore the prophets, the wisdom literature, and the apocalyptic literature, finding their deeper historical and religious import, as well as their sublime literary treasures.
  15. America's Musical Heritage

    America's Musical Heritage

    Anthony Seeger
    3.9 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (18)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    In Professor Anthony Seeger’s America’s Musical Heritage, learn how to listen to the music of America with new ears. Produced in collaboration with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings—proprietor of the vast treasury of American vernacular music—these 12 lectures explore more than 200 years of music from trailblazers like Scott Joplin, the Memphis Jug Band, Woody Guthrie, and many others.
  16. The Complete Painter: Lessons from the Masters

    The Complete Painter: Lessons from the Masters

    David Brody
    4.5 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Many of us have the mistaken idea that only “born artists” can paint. But the truth is much more exciting—with the right training, anyone can learn the skill of painting! In The Complete Painter: Lessons from the Masters, artist David Brody teaches those skills in 34 easy-to-follow lessons. He begins by teaching the basics and then moves on to developing technique by having you copy from some of the world’s...
  17. The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin

    The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.8 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    In the 12 lectures of The Rise of Communism: From Marx to Lenin, investigate communism’s journey from a theory to a movement that rocked the world. You’ll meet thinkers and revolutionaries like Rosa Luxemburg and Leon Trotsky; unpack the meaning of texts like Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto; and experience the shock and awe of the Paris Commune, Lenin’s October Revolution, and other events.
  18. Learning German: A Journey through Language and Culture

    Learning German: A Journey through Language and Culture

    James Pfrehm
    4.7 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Taught by Professor James Pfrehm of Ithaca College, this course teaches all the skills needed to understand and speak basic German. Focusing on major attractions in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, these lessons are perfect preparation for anyone who wants to experience German-speaking culture first-hand: from conversing with locals to reading signs and menus to navigating the railways and Autobahn.
  19. The Instant Sommelier: Choosing Your Best Wine

    The Instant Sommelier: Choosing Your Best Wine

    Paul Wagner
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (22)
    Starting at £16.99 Starting at £16.99 £21.99 £16.99£21.99
    With nearly 150,000 wines for sale in the U.S. market, the world of wine can seem needlessly complex. Cut through the clutter with eight down-to-earth, practical, and accessible lessons that will take the intimidation factor out of choosing, drinking, and enjoying wines, led by Professor Paul Wagner, who has dedicated his career to what he calls, “democratizing wine appreciation.” From swirl to finish, he’ll...
  20. A Field Guide to the Planets

    A Field Guide to the Planets

    Sabine Stanley
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Now that we’ve explored every major world in our solar system with cutting-edge science, it’s a perfect time to get to know the neighbors. Your instructor, Sabine Stanley, Ph.D., a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University, guides you through this system on a thrilling ride of discovery, illustrated by the phenomenal images NASA has gathered through its telescopes, cameras, and laboratories...