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  1. Survival Mentality: The Psychology of Staying Alive

    Survival Mentality: The Psychology of Staying Alive

    Nancy Zarse
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    When we hear about someone surviving a great challenge, we often hear that the person “rose to the occasion.” But in fact, psychologists find that in moments of terror, people revert to their lowest level of training and preparation. Knowing that, the trick is to bring up your “lowest level” by continually improving your training and preparation, practicing for survival now, and building the resilience that...
  2. The Mongol Empire

    The Mongol Empire

    Craig G. Benjamin
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Taught by Professor Craig Benjamin of Grand Valley State University, this course follows the Mongol mounted warriors who emerged out of Central Asia in the 13th century to conquer much of the known world. Although the Mongols fought with unparalleled brutality, they aspired to many of the civilized values of their victims and helped trigger long-lasting cultural interchange between East and West.
  3. Books that Matter: The Federalist Papers

    Books that Matter: The Federalist Papers

    Joseph L. Hoffmann
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Books That Matter: The Federalist Papers gives you the chance to delve into one of the most influential guides to the U.S. Constitution. Taught by acclaimed professor and legal scholar Joseph L. Hoffmann of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, these 12 thought-provoking lectures unpack the 85 brilliant essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay that serve essentially as the Bible of American...
  4. America's Long Struggle Against Slavery

    America's Long Struggle Against Slavery

    Richard Bell
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    America’s Long Struggle against Slavery is your chance to survey the history of the American anti-slavery movement, from the dawn of the transatlantic slave trade during the late 15th century to the end of Reconstruction in 1877 and beyond. Taught by Professor Richard Bell of the University of Maryland, these 30 eye-opening lectures give you an up-close view of a venal institution and the people who fought against...
  5. The Greek World: A Study of History and Culture

    The Greek World: A Study of History and Culture

    Robert Garland
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The ancient Greeks, more than any other early culture, have given us the template for Western civilization. This course takes you from the great Classical and Hellenistic eras through Greece’s dramatic modern history. You’ll discover Greek culture in examples such as: Athenian democracy; Greek religious beliefs; Greek drama, epic poetry, and philosophy; and Greek sculpture, vase painting, and architecture.
  6. Writing Your Story

    Writing Your Story

    Joyce Maynard
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Discover how to translate your life into captivating, resonant stories with Writing Your Story, by acclaimed memoirist Joyce Maynard. In 26 lessons with the feel of a friendly, collaborative writing workshop, you’ll explore how to identify the right stories to tell; examine tips and tricks with language, dialogue, and description; and find inspiration for everything from cultivating a writing practice to handling...
  7. Rise of the Novel: Exploring History's Greatest Early Works

    Rise of the Novel: Exploring History's Greatest Early Works

    Leo Damrosch
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    In the 24 lectures of Rise of the Novel, you will take a journey from the birth of the novel to the height of the form in the mid-19th century—and better understand what this literary form can tell us about human nature and our unquenchable thirst for great stories. With Professor Emeritus Leo Damrosch of Harvard University as your guide, you will dive into some of the most notable works that helped create and...
  8. The Great Questions of Philosophy and Physics

    The Great Questions of Philosophy and Physics

    Steven Gimbel
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Dr. Steven Gimbel of Gettysburg College shows how physics and philosophy work together to reveal the true nature of the universe. Physics makes the discoveries and philosophy interprets the results. Those results have been very odd since the turn of the 20th century—with relativity, quantum theory, and Big Bang cosmology overthrowing our conventional picture of reality.
  9. Cooking across the Ages

    Cooking across the Ages

    Ken Albala
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    In Cooking across the Ages, award-winning Professor Ken Albala of the University of the Pacific takes us on a fascinating international journey through civilization across the ages and around the world—all through the lens of cooking. In 24 fascinating lectures while he cooks, Dr. Albala welcomes you into his own home kitchen, encouraging you to explore unfamiliar cuisines as a type of gastronomic time travel that...
  10. When Everything Fails: Surviving Any Disaster

    When Everything Fails: Surviving Any Disaster

    Stephen Owen
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Living through a disaster is not a question of if—it’s a question of when. Are you ready? When Everything Fails: Surviving Any Disaster offers a practical guide for protecting yourself, your family, and your community. Taught by Professor Stephen Owen of Radford University, these 14 fast-paced lectures will arm you with information for planning ahead so you can prepare for the effects of a disaster or...
  11. The Great Tours: France through the Ages

    The Great Tours: France through the Ages

    John Greene
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    France ignites the imagination and dazzles the senses like no other country on Earth. In this thrilling travelogue, you’ll discover the 35,000-year-old cave paintings of Chauvet, the medieval castles of the Cathars, the palace of Versailles, and the sites where the French Revolution unfolded. You’ll also explore romantic Paris; the Loire Valley châteaux; and France’s food, wine, sublime art and architecture,...
  12. 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.
  13. 1066: The Year That Changed Everything

    1066: The Year That Changed Everything

    Jennifer Paxton
    Starting at £12.99 Starting at £12.99 £21.99 £12.99£21.99
    With 1066, Professor Jennifer Paxton's exciting and historically rich six-lecture course, experience for yourself the drama of this dynamic year in medieval history-centering on the Norman Conquest of England that would dramatically reshape both English and Western history. Taking you from the shores of Scandinavia and France to the battlefields of the English countryside, this course plunges you into a world of...
  14. Adobe Lightroom Classic CC: The Complete Guide

    Adobe Lightroom Classic CC: The Complete Guide

    Ben Willmore
    Starting at £99.99 Starting at £99.99 £99.99 £99.99£99.99
    In 20 helpful, illuminating lessons, Adobe® Lightroom® Classic CC: The Complete Guide teaches you everything you need to become confident and efficient in using Lightroom. Join popular software instructor Ben Wilmore, a member of the Photoshop® Hall of Fame, as he offers a detailed boot camp that’s also an enduring resource for building and honing your photo editing skills.
  15. George Orwell: A Sage for All Seasons

    George Orwell: A Sage for All Seasons

    Michael Shelden
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    In George Orwell: A Sage for All Seasons, join Orwell’s authorized biographer, Professor Michael Shelden, for a 24-lecture journey through the life and times that shaped this profound writer and his eerily prescient masterpieces like Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Blending literary analysis and biography, this course is a one-of-a-kind portrait of the modern world’s greatest champion of individuality.
  16. 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...
  17. 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.
  18. Taking Control of Your Personal Data Sale

    Taking Control of Your Personal Data

    Jennifer Golbeck
    4.4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Save up to £10.00 Starting at £14.99 £29.99 £14.99£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...
  19. 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,...
  20. 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.