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The Story of Human Language (The Great Courses, 1600)

by John McWhorter

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2004
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9781565859456
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2004. Audio CDs. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on 18 Audio CDs in original clam-shell cases along with a three-part paperback Course Guidebook. Very Good. No markings, but light signs of prior use. Not from a library. An in-depth tour of the development of human language, showing how a single tongue spoken 150,000 years ago has evolved… Read more
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The Skeptic's Guide to American History (The Great Courses, 8588, DVD)

by Mark A. Stoler

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Published
2012
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As New
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9781598038576
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2012. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four As New DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 180-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. This 24-lecture course examines many commonly held myths and half-truths about American history and prompts… Read more
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Late Antiquity : Crisis and Transformation (The Great Courses, 3480, DVD)

by Thomas F. X. Noble

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Published
2008
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Fine
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9781598034905
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$56.95

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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Compnay, 2008. DVD. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in the original case along with a Very Good 172-page paperback Course Guidebook. Disks show only slight signs of prior use; no scratches. Slight shelfwear to case. Guidebook has two pages of vocabulary written in the "notes" pages at the end, otherwise Fine. Not from a library.… Read more
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2006. DVD. New. Forty-eight 30-minute lectures on eight DVDs in original case along with a paperback Course Guidebook, all in original shrink-wrap. Starting with the Renaissance, the culture of the West exploded. Over the next 600 years, rapid innovations in philosophy, technology, economics, military affairs, and politics allowed what once had been a cultural backwater… Read more
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Great Battles of the Ancient World (The Great Courses, 3757, DVD)

by Garrett G. Fagan

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2005
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As New
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9781598030501
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2005, DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four As New DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 169-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrinkwrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. These 24 lectures take you into the thick of combat in some of the most… Read more
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The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy (The Great Courses, 8552)

by Patrick N. Allitt

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2017
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9781629974330
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2017. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four As New DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 197-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. The legendary people and events we associate with the Wild West - the last stand… Read more
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The Book of Genesis (The Great Courses, 6234, DVD)

by Gary A. Rendsburg

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Published
2006
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As New
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9781598031911
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2006. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four As New DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 159-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. These 24 fascinating lectures will give you a new appreciation of one of the most… Read more
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Black Holes Explained (The Great Courses, 1841)

by Alex Filippenko

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Published
2009
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Fine
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9781598035896
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2009. DVD. Twelve 30-minute lectures on two Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with a Fine 84-page paperback Course Guidebook. Disks show little sign of prior use. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Drawing on extensive graphics, including hundreds of stunning astronomical images, Dr. Filippenko shows how scientists have been able to… Read more
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Memory and the Human Lifespan (The Great Courses, 1911)

by Steve Joordens

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2011
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9781598037555
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2011. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 127-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. From the estate of Amato Giaccia, MD. Suitable for gifting. Theese 24 lectures take you on a startling voyage… Read more
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2005. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 120-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Not from a library. From the estate of Amato Giaccia, MD. Suitable for gifting. An interdisciplinary approach to this fascinating subject. In 24 lectures, you will investigate how… Read more
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Understanding the Brain (The Great Courses, 1580, DVD)

by Jeanette Norden

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Published
2007
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New
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9781598033632
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$39.95

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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2007. DVDs. New. In plastic wrap. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six new DVDs in a new case along with a new 190-page paperback illustrated Course Guidebook. Understanding the Brain, a 36-lecture course by award-winning Professor Jeanette Norden of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, takes you inside this astonishingly complex organ and shows you how it works,… Read more
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The Joy of Mathematics (The Great Courses, 1411)

by Arthur T. Benjamin

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Published
2007
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Fine
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9781598033106
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Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 173-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Ready to exercise those brain cells? Humans have been having fun with mathematics for thousands of years. Along the way, they've discovered… Read more
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Conquest of the Americas (The Great Courses, 888, DVD)

by Marshall C. Eakin

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Published
2002
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Fine
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9781565857308
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Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company, 2002. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in two Fine original cases along with a Fine 112-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Professor Marshall C. Eakin of Vanderbilt University delivers twenty-four lectures examining both the unity and diversity… Read more
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Chantilly, VA: Teaching Company, 2011. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 202-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. The Giza pyramids. Brunelleschi's dome. The Brooklyn Bridge. Each of these structures is iconic. They provoke… Read more
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$42.80
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2008. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 177-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Understanding genetics is like sitting down to work a massive puzzle. With each piece you examine,… Read more
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The Cathedral (The Great Courses, 7868, DVD)

by William R. Cook

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Published
2010
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Fine
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9781598036954
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. Fine. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original cases along with a Fine 145-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. To step inside a Gothic cathedral is to step inside the visual essence of the Christian faith—a world… Read more
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2009. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 147-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Featuring more than 1,000 visuals Experiencing Rome draws on computer animations of Roman villas, actual artifacts,… Read more
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Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Literature (The Great Courses, 2390)

by David J. Schenker

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Published
2007
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Fine
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9781598032789
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2007. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 195-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrinkwrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Literature opens up to us the epics of Homer; the dramatic genius of… Read more
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The Italian Renaissance (The Great Courses, 3970, DVD)

by Kenneth R. Bartlett

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Published
2005
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Fine
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9781598030600
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2005. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 147-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Professor Kenneth Bartlett helps you appreciate the Italian Renaissance as the moment in history when culture… Read more
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The Medieval World (The Great Courses, 8280, DVDs)

by Dorsey Armstrong

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Published
2009
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Very Good
ISBN
9781598036039
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2009. DVDs. Very Good. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in a Fine original clamshell cases along with a Very Good 136-page paperback Course Guidebook with occasional underlining. Not from a library. Between the fall of the Roman Empire and the brief, brilliant cultural phenomenon we call the Renaissance lay the Middle Ages--fully 1,000… Read more
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