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Summary: This course explores six themes that every one of us has experienced or will experience: the unconquerable human spirit; youth, old age, and all that is between; romance and love; adventure and courage; laughter and irony; and patriotism.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 800 FEA
Call number: CD 800 FEA PART 1
Call number: CD 800 FEA PART 2
Call number: CD 800 FEA PART 3

Christian, David

Summary: Dr. David Christian, Professor of History at San Diego State University surveys the past at all possible scales, from conventional history, to the much larger scales of biology and geology, to the universal scales of cosmology.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

6 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 901 CHR
Call number: CD 901 CHR PART 1
Call number: CD 901 CHR PART 2
Call number: CD 901 CHR PART 3
Call number: CD 901 CHR PART 4

Fears, J. Rufus.

Summary: Professor J. Rufus Fears of the University of Oklahoma examines the life of Sir Winston Churchill, prime minister of Great Britain during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CHURCHILL, WINSTON FEA

Guelzo, Allen C.

Summary: A survey of the American revolution, from its outbreak at Lexington and Concord in April 1775 until its close with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783 and the dispersion of the American Continental Army.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 GUE
Call number: CD 973.3 GUE VOL. 1
Call number: CD 973.3 GUE VOL. 2

Howard, Don

Summary: More than just a biography of Einstein's life, this course provides you with an inside look at how this brilliant thinker arrived at his various revolutionary breakthroughs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 530 HOW
Call number: CD 530 HOW PART 1
Call number: CD 530 HOW PART 2

Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: A series of twelve lectures examining St. Paul, his writings, and his message, presented by Luke Timothy Johnson, Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: 225 JOH
Call number: CD 225 JOH

Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: Provides an overview of Christianity, the world's largest religion, and discusses why, in addition to being vast and popular, it is also extremely complex and often highly contradictory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 230 JOH

McInerney, Jeremy

Summary: Twenty-four lectures delivered by Professor Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania explores the life, times and impact on the ancient world of Alexander the Great. Also discussed are the culture and civilization of the Hellenistic Age.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 938 MCI
Call number: CD 938 PART 1
Call number: CD 938 PART 2

Messenger, Bill.

Summary: Presents an overview of jazz, its elements, and its history. Includes performances by various jazz artists.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 781.65 MES

Principe, Lawrence

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Twelve 30-minute lectures by Johns Hopkins University Professor Lawrence M. Principe on the relation between science and religion from early times to the present.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 201.65 PRI

Rendsburg, Gary.

Summary: Explores the book of Genesis showing us how we might read, hear, think about--and feel--its words as an ancient Hebrew would have, allowing us to gain a new appreciation of one of the most remarkable literary compositions from the ancient world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 221 REN Part 1
Call number: CD 221 REN Part 2

Robinson, Daniel N.

Summary: Twelve lectures presenting different perspectives on consciousness.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 153 ROB

Saccio, Peter.

Summary: Introduces the plays of Shakespeare and explores the reasons why Shakespeare is the leading playwright in Western civilization.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SAC
Call number: CD 822.33 SAC PART 2
Call number: CD 822.33 SAC PART 3

Vandiver, Elizabeth

Summary: An introductory course on Greek and Roman mythology. Surveys some of the leading theoretical approaches to understanding myth in general and classical myth in particular.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Courses 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 292.08 VAN
Call number: CD 292.08 VAN PART 1
Call number: CD 292.08 VAN PART 2

Vandiver, Elizabeth

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Professor Vandiver makes it clear why, after almost 3,000 years, the Homeric epics remain not only among the greatest adventure stories ever told, but also two of the most compelling meditations on the human condition ever written. Questions include, why does Odysseus long so powerfully to go home? What are the limits of our freedom? Who or what shapes our actions and our ends? What holds...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 883.01 VAN

Weil, Irwin.

Summary: Exploring the history of Russian literature from its origins through the twentieth century.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 891.709 WEI
Call number: CD 891.709 WEI PART 1
Call number: CD 891.709 WEI PART 2
Call number: CD 891.709 WEI PART 3

Bartlett, Randall

Summary: Randall Bartlett, professor of economics at Smith College, applies economic principles to the making of fully rational real-life decisions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: 330 BAR
Call number: CD 330 BAR

Bonura, Kimberlee Bethany.

Summary: This course is designed to equip you with a basic understanding of how your body works and to enable you to set and meet your own health and fitness goals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 613 BON
Call number: CD 613 BON VOL. 2

Childers, Thomas

Summary: A series of 12 half-hour lectures on a college course level. Covers the rise of the Nazi party and the Third Reich in power.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 943.086 CHI

Conner, Marc C.

Summary: For over 400 years, Shakespeares plays have enthralled, moved, and enriched each new generation of readers and theatergoers. How to Read and Understand Shakespeare builds the skills that allow you to reach your own understanding of the plays, to deeply comprehend Shakespeare's transcendent poetic language, the spellbinding world of his great characters and stories, and his revelatory...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 CON
Call number: CD 822.33 CON VOL. 1
Call number: CD 822.33 CON VOL. 2

Daileader, Philip.

Summary: This course of twenty-four lectures examines the period know as the High Middle Ages (1000-1300). The first eight lectures cover medieval society. Lectures nine through sixteen examine the intellectual and religious history of Europe during this period. The final eight lectures cover the major political developments and events.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.1 DAI PART 1
Call number: CD 940.1 DAI PART 2

Fears, J. Rufus.

Summary: Thirty-six lessons on world history, taught by Professor J. Rufus Fears of the University of Oklahoma.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 909 FEA
Call number: CD 909 FEA PART 3

Fischer, Edward F.

Summary: Professor Fischer delivers lectures on anthropology, the study of human societies and comparative customs, emphasizing in particular pre-capitalist societies and the things which pre-capitalist societies and modern societies have in common.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 301 FIS
Call number: CD 301 FIS PART 1
Call number: CD 301 FIS PART 2

Gallagher, Gary W.

Summary: Details the effect of the war on all Americans. You'll learn how armies were recruited, equipped, and trained. You'll learn about the hard lot of prisoners. You'll hear how soldiers on both sides dealt with the rigors of camp life, campaigns, and the terror of combat. You'll understand how slaves and their falling masters responded to the advancing war. And you will see the desperate price paid...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

5 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 GAL
Call number: CD 973.7 GAL PART 1
Call number: CD 973.7 GAL PART 2
Call number: CD 973.7 GAL PART 3
Call number: CD 973.7 GAL PART 4

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