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The great questions of philosophy and physics

"This lecture series examines the philosophical questions raised by our best scientific theories about matter, energy, space, and time. We will set our contentious philosophical problems that arise out of our attempt to...

When everything fails : surviving any disaster

Living through a disaster is not a question of if, it's a question of when. This lecture offers a practical guide for protecting the individual, their family, and their community. Taught by Professor Stephen Owen of Radf...

From Monet to Van Gogh : a history of impressionism —Brettell, Richard R.
Videorecording
2002
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Impressionism changed the way that people see the world. These artists documented life in the latter half of the 19th century and provided models of behavior, decorum, and urban beauty that persist to this day. This seri...

Understanding investments

The 24 lectures will give essential knowledge for newcomers and experienced investors.

The New Testament —Ehrman, Bart D.

Presents a series of twenty-four lectures that examines in detail the New Testament. Professor Bart Ehrman discusses its form, the methods of composition, its authors and their original audiences, and the surrounding his...

Stress and your body

In twenty-four lectures explains how stress causes or intensifies physical and mental problems.

Taking control of your personal data

"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. Taking Control of Your Personal...

Fundamentals of photography

In this collection of 24 lectures (30 minutes each), Joel Sartore lectures on the basics of operating a camera, the elements of a photograph and composition and lighting, as well as analyzing real-life photo opportunitie...

America's musical heritage

Professor Anthony Seeger teaches viewers 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, ...

The great tours Greece and Turkey from Athens to Istanbul

Through Professor Hale's vibrant commentary and extensive field footage, you discover monumental ancient cities, classical ruins, temples, shrines, fortresses, stadiums, theaters, churches, and palaces. In each site, you...

Learning to play guitar : chords, scales, and solos

Learn how to read music and play the guitar from a master of the instrument.

The historical Jesus —Ehrman, Bart D.
Videorecording
2000
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Presents lectures on the "man behind the myth," Jeus of Nazereth. Includes an analysis of his life and times from a historical perspective.

Notorious London : a city tour

"London began as a Roman outpost more than 2,000 years ago. Since then, it has become one of the most vibrant and notable cities in the world. This capital city has witnessed centuries of history and has been a crossroad...

William Shakespeare comedies, histories, and tragedies —Saccio, Peter.
Book On CD
1999
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Introduces the plays of Shakespeare and explores the reasons why Shakespeare is the leading playwright in Western civilization.

Pompeii daily life in an ancient Roman city —Tuck, Steven L.

In twenty-four lectures on Pompeii, Professor Steven L. Tuck resurrects the long-lost lives of aristocrats, merchants, slaves, and other individuals from this imperial Roman city--made famous for its demise after the eru...

Great American music Broadway musicals. —Messenger, Bill, lecturer.
Book On CD
2006
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Professor Bill Messenger of The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University delivers 16 lectures (45 min. each) on the history of musicals and Broadway.

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