Native Peoples of North America

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Unknown #ad - Hearing different angles on historical events gives you a more insightful, more accurate, and more rewarding understanding of events - especially when a new viewpoint challenges the story you thought you knew. Native peoples of north america pairs the unmatched resources and expertise of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian with the expert knowledge of Professor Daniel M.

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of the university of north carolina at chapel Hill to provide a multidisciplinary view of American history, revealing new perspectives on the historical and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples, and their significant impact on the history of our country.

. Professor cobb brings his experience as an author and teacher to recount an absolutely fascinating, larger-than-life story across a timespan of more than 500 years. History, names and dates, for all its facts and figures, is ultimately subjective.

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The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy

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#ad - Designed to shine a light on the american frontier, these 24 lectures are a way for you to experience the grit and grandeur of an epic period in American history. Saddle up for an exciting adventure in learning. Professor allitt uncovers new historical angles and perspectives about events and themes ranging from the Lewis and Clark expedition to the Indian Removal Act to the creation America's first national parks.

You'll also learn how popular culture - novels like little House on the Prairie, paintings by artists like Frederic Remington, and decades of Western films - can actually clue us in to the intimate details of life for everyday men and women. You'll cover more than 200 years of history and the most important events, themes and ideas that form the backbone of the frontier's reality - and legend.

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Among these: the transcontinental Railroad, the Gold Rush, the idea of Manifest Destiny, the Trail of Tears, and yes cowboys.

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Ancient Civilizations of North America

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The Great Courses #ad - And you'll learn about the Iroquoian source of some of our most basic "American" values. The peoples of ancient north america were exceptionally knowledgeable about their environment, but their intellectual and artistic curiosity went much beyond the immediate need for food and safety. Now-with the technological advances of modern archaeology and a new perspective on world history-we are finally able to piece together their compelling true stories.

You'll explore the many ways in which the Chacoan environment provided cultural and religious focus for peoples of the southwest. They developed thriving cities, canals to bring water to the desert, extensive trade routes, and earthworks we still marvel over today. Beginning thousands of years ago, astronomers, urban planners, construction and soil engineers, and without benefit of written language, native peoples became mathematicians, and more.

Ancient Civilizations of North America #ad - For the past few hundred years, most of what we've been taught about the native cultures of North America came from reports authored by the conquerors and colonizers who destroyed them. In 24 exciting lectures, and cahokia, 500 years ago, the first city in North America, you'll learn about the vibrant cities of Poverty Point, built about 3, the largest city of ancient North America.

In ancient civilizations of north america, professor edwin barnhart, will open your eyes to a fascinating world you never knew existed-even though you've been living right next to it, Director of the Maya Exploration Center, or even on top of it, for as long as you've been on the continent.

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The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

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#ad - This vibrant course brings the story to life in rich detail and will forever change your perspective on world history. But amid the "dark" middle ages, the abbasid empire, which ruled the Middle East as well as much of Northern Africa and Central Asia from 750 to 1258, serves as a vitally important bridge between the ancient and modern worlds.

From the origins of the scientific method to the invention of the modern teaching hospital to some of the world's greatest literature, scientists, poets, the scholars, and philosophers who paved the way for the Renaissance and continue to affect our world in surprising ways. While much of europe was quietly passing the time, science, education, multicultural hub of trade, art, the Abbasid Empire was an international, travel, and much more.

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It is nearly impossible to overstate the power and importance of this crucial 500-year history, headquartered in Baghdad but stretching around the world. Taught by acclaimed lecturer Eamonn Gearon, these 24 remarkable lectures offer brilliant insights into an era too often overlooked by traditional history textbooks.

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The Celtic World

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The Great Courses #ad - European history and culture have been profoundly affected by the Celts, from the myth of King Arthur to the very map of the United Kingdom, where the English confronted the peoples of the "Celtic Fringe. With a wealth of historical expertise, director of the university honors program and Clinical Assistant Professor of History at The Catholic University of America, Professor Jennifer Paxton, guides you through each topic related to Celtic history with approachability and ease as you unearth what we once thought it meant-and what it may actually mean-to be Celtic.

In the celtic world, discover the incredible story of the Celtic-speaking peoples, language, whose art, and culture once spread from Ireland to Austria. This series of 24 enlightening lectures explains the traditional historical view of who the Celts were, then contrasts it with brand-new evidence from DNA analysis and archeology that totally changes our perspective on where the Celts came from.

The Celtic World #ad - The ancient celts are very much alive in the literary and artistic traditions that their descendants have both preserved and very deliberately revived. Professor paxton's engaging, often humorous delivery blends perfectly with the facts about the Celts to uncover surprising historical revelations. Come along for a ride through history to discover your inner Celt.

From the warriors who nearly defeated Julius Caesar to druids who, contrary to popular opinion, definitely did not worship at Stonehenge, get to know the real Celts. Following the surge of interest and pride in Celtic identity since the 19th century, much of what we thought we knew about the Celts has been radically transformed.

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A History of Eastern Europe

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The Great Courses (Teaching Company) #ad - In 24 insightful lectures, watch empires rise and fall, you'll observe waves of migration and invasion, witness wars and their deadly consequences - and come away with comprehensive knowledge of one of the world's most fascinating places. In examining this region's remarkable diversity and contested borders, you'll better understand the ever-present tension between the connections between East and West and the areas of marked contrast.

It has also been, and continues to be, pivotal in the course of world events. These disparities were clear as the world globalized and the US and Soviet superpowers jockeyed for spheres of influence - epitomized by the imposition of the Iron Curtain across Europe and the rise of the Berlin Wall. And yet, throughout the 20th century and into current times, the connectedness of Eastern Europe to the rest of the world continues to be demonstrated beyond question.

Meet brilliant poets, artists, writers, and other cultural figures who made an impact on Eastern European history. This region has made itself felt across the globe through:the political and cultural reverberations of peace movements and armed conflictsThe crises of huge population migrations and the new expressions of cultural and economic exchange they sparkThe successes and struggles of NATO and the European UnionAnd moreExplore the grand sweep of this epic history, from a series of early invasions to the rise of empires to the collapse of communism and into the new challenges of the 21st century.

A History of Eastern Europe #ad - A history of eastern europe offers a sweeping 1, 000-year tour with a particular focus on the region's modern history. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Eastern europe has long been thought of as the "Other Europe", an astonishing variety of ethnic diversity, shifting national borders, a region rife with political upheaval, and relative isolation from the centers of power in the West.

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Introduction to Paleontology

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#ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Introduction to paleontology, created in conjunction with the Smithsonian, takes you on a thrilling journey through Earth's history-from a lifeless planet to initial bursts of life, from extinctions to recovery, and ultimately to our world today.

In this course, from single-celled organisms to megafauna, and how paleontologists use both fossils and trace fossils to learn about the minerology, climate, you will learn how fossils are formed, and atmospheric chemistry of the time. You'll meet some of the fascinating creatures who are now extinct, including the 21st-century discovery and classification of Homo floresiensis on the Indonesian island of Flores.

You'll learn about the mass extinctions that threatened the survival of life on earth and the ways in which life has recovered, evolved, adapted, and spread over time. Dr. Sutherland concludes by explaining the ways in which paleontology can contribute to some of the challenges faced today by life on Earth and our exploration of other worlds.

Introduction to Paleontology #ad - . Relying considerably on the national museum of natural history's curatorial expertise and extensive collections of paleontological fossils, Professor of Teaching in the Department of Earth Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, records, this course explains how the science of paleontology developed-coalescing information from geology, anthropology, maps, and images, biology, and taught by award-winning professor Stuart Sutherland, ecology, and archaeology to help us better understand the fascinating and sometimes shocking history of our constantly changing planet.

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The Everyday Gourmet: Essential Secrets of Spices in Cooking

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The Great Courses #ad - Chances are, the reason you remember it is because of the spices used in cooking it. In the everyday gourmet: essential secrets of spices in cooking, join Chef Bill Briwa of The Culinary Institute of America as he reveals the essentials of incorporating a variety of spices from around the world-and perhaps even your own backyard-into your everyday meals.

Think about the last fantastic meal you had. An aromatic array of spices fills each of these six engaging lessons, with meat and fish, providing you with myriad ways to use spices in soups and salads, and even in drinks and desserts. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

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A History of India

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The Great Courses #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. And consider the challenges and opportunities faced by this area today, from expanding urbanization to the ongoing, heated debates about national identity. Today the subcontinent contains 20 percent of the world's population and is a thriving center for global business.

Professor fisher, who has traveled and taught in South Asia, reveals this complex narrative with skill and compelling insights. Go inside this thrilling story with a history of India, a breathtaking survey of South Asia from its earliest societies along the Indus and Ganges rivers through the modern challenges of the 21st century.

Delve into the legacies of the mauryan Empire, the Mughal Empire, and British colonialism, three of the few governments that ever unified the subcontinent. By the end, you will understand the full scope of the region and its cultures, across time and today. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses".

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Witness the fight for independence from European powers and the partition of the region into the countries of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

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An Economic History of the World since 1400

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#ad - Your satisfaction is important to us, warps, and we at the great courses offer a lifetime replacement warranty to purchasers of our products from The Great Courses on Amazon - if a DVD or CD disc ever breaks, or gets damaged, we will replace it free of charge. And yet, we often overlook the vital importance of economics when it comes to studying history.

. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. You need no previous background in economics to enjoy how these lectures illustrate the fascinating?links between economics and history, consumption, revealing how the production, and exchange of goods has influenced and been influenced by historical events and trends.

An Economic History of the World since 1400 #ad - Money truly does make the world go 'round. Harreld of brigham young university, centuries-long story of power, this profound link forms the foundation of an exciting Great Course that transforms the basic economic worries of providing for one's welfare into a riveting, glory, and ideology. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses".

If you have any concerns with your product, or want to request a replacement, please contact The Great Courses through our Amazon storefront for more information. It's also a way to educate yourself about the history behind today's and tomorrow's economic headlines, from trade negotiations to job outsourcing to financial miracles.

Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Designed to fill the long-empty gap in how we think about modern history, this 48-lecture course takes you on a journey through more than 600 years of economic history.

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Broken Rainbow

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Docurama 2257333 #ad - Genre: documenTARY. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer:. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses". Filmmakers maria florio and Victoria Mudd focus on the federal relocation of thousands of Navajos. Oscar for best documentary. Brand name: new video group mfg#: 767685976432.

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