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Contents: Getting beyond the postcard -- Light : early, late, and in between -- Faces and places -- Local attractions and unexpected delights -- Interiors and exteriors, high and low -- Storytelling and serendipity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 770 ART

Contents: disc 1. Steppes and peoples ; The rise of the Steppe nomads ; Early nomads and China ; The Han Emperors and Xiongnu at war ; Scythians, Greeks, and Persians ; The Parthians -- disc 2. Kushans, Sacae, and the Silk Road ; Rome and the Sarmatians ; Trade across the Tarim Basin ; Buddhism, Manichaeism, and Christianity ; Rome and the Huns ; Attila the Hun, scourge of God -- disc 3. Sassanid Shahs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2014

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Summary: Between 1500 and 1800, the world was transformed. The peoples of Europe, Africa, and America, brought together in an often violent colonial process, created a New World and transformed the old. These lectures examine the relations of the colonies with the native people, the relations between the British colonies and the colonial outposts of Spain, France, and the Netherlands, and how British...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2009

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 BEF
Call number: DVD 973.2 BEF PART 1
Call number: DVD 973.2 BEF PART 2
Call number: DVD 973.2 BEF PART 3

Summary: Presents a full course of introductory college biology lectures. Explores living systems at all levels, from biological molecules to global ecosystems. Plus, examines pressing questions facing society today, including genetics and cloning, stem cell research, and AIDS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 570 BIO

Summary: The force of gravity rules the universe. It governs our everyday lives on Earth and it controls the motions of the heavens above. Yet it is one of the least understood of all the forces of nature. This course is designed to give you a basic understanding of the forces of gravity that rule the universe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530 BLA
Call number: DVD 530 BLA

Contents: Disc 1: The creative person: practice and passion -- Lateral thinking is a survival skill -- Creative styles: adaptors and innovators -- Combining opposites: diverge, then converge -- Principles for unleashing your imagination -- Principles for converging on the best ideas -- disc 2: Stages of the creative process, and you -- Clarifying the challenge -- Clarify even more: webbing and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2014

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 CRE
Call number: DVD 153 CRE

Summary: The discovery of the Dead Sea scrolls in the caves of Qumran could be considered the most remarkable archaeological find of the past century. This course explores the archeology, publication, content, and interpretations of the historical period of the scrolls.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296 DEA
Call number: DVD 296 DEA

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Summary: Professor Spurgin, of Lawrence University, traces the novel from its beginnings in the 18th century, when Samuel Richardson penned Pamela, to its culmination in the work of the 20th century Modernists, including Lawrence, Joyce, and Woolf. He also relates plots and characters of particular novels to larger movements in English history. By placing more than two centuries of great English...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.009 ENG
Call number: 823.009 ENG PT. 1
Call number: 823.009 ENG PT. 2

Summary: Americans are all, to a greater or lesser extent, inhabitants of a land shaped by the last five centuries of Western history and culture. Explores the ideas, events, and characters that molded Western political, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, scientific, technological, and economic history during the tumultuous period between the 16th and 20th centuries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 FOU
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 FOU PART 4

Summary: Features some of the finest college professors in America, lecturing on literature written from ancient times to the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 GRE

Summary: Features some of the finest college professors in America, lecturing on literature written from ancient times to the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 GRE

Summary: The "Long Debate" on the nature of truth, the scale of real values, the life one should aspire to live, the character of justice, the sources of law, and the terms of civic and political life is encompassed by the name philosophy. Three persistent themes--understood as problems--are knowledge, conduct, and governance, on which there is a storehouse of insights, some so utterly persuasive as to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

Contents: dis 1: The medieval city: feat for the senses -- Rothenburg: jewel on the romantic road -- Mdina: the silent city -- Mdina and Rabat: in the steps of St. Paul -- Palermo: a mosaic of cultures -- Palermo: celebrating throne and altar -- disc 2: York: wool and prayer -- York: vikings and merchants -- Avignon: the Babylonian captivity -- Avignon: papal splendor -- Cardassonne: fortress of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914 GRE
Call number: DVD 914 GRE

Summary: Contains 12 lectures of thirty minutes each, which survey the history, traditions, and practice of Judaism from biblical times to today, with explanations of the major aspects of Jewish culture. Focuses on Judaism from within and how it is understood by its adherents, past and present. Covers topics such as the sacred books of Judaism, modes of worship, the calendar and holidays, and rites of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296 GRE

Contents: Disc 1: 1. Petersburg: Union digs its own grave,1864 -- 2. Syracuse: Athens's second front, 413 B.C. -- 3. Carrhae: The Parthian shot, 53 B.C. -- 4. Red Cliffs: Cao Cao's bad day, 208 A.D. -- 5. Barbarian Gate: Adrianople, 378, Pliska-811 -- 6. Fourth Crusade: Byzantium betrayed, 1204 -- disc 2: 7. Kalka River: Genghis Khan's general, 1223 -- 8. Courtrai: knights versus shopkeepers, 1302 -- 9....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 HIS

Summary: In History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach, you'll study these crucibles of history to gain a better understanding of why a civilization took-or didn't take-a particular path. This course examines some of the world's most notable examples of military misfortune, from the destruction of a Roman army at the Battle of Carrhae to the tragic landings at Gallipoli in World War I.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Great Courses 2015

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Contents: Disc 1. The importance of first Impressions -- Where am I? : point of view and focal point -- Color : description, symbol, and more -- Line : description and expression -- Space, shape, shade, and shadow -- Seeing the big picture : composition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 HOW
Call number: DVD 700 HOW

Summary: Chess is a sport, a science, and an art. The fun of the game is that anyone can play, and there is always something more to learn-especially with the right guide. From the basics of the game to advanced strategy and tactics, and everything in between, How to Play Chess: Lessons from an International Master is any chess enthusiast's opportunity to enhance your understanding of the game.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Great Courses 2015

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Summary: Transform the ways you respond to stress with tips and insights from a credentialed wellness expert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.71 iRe
Call number: DVD 613.71 iRe

Summary: In this course, Dr. Anthony Goodman presents information on developing a personal path to lifelong health.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 LIF

Summary: In this collection of 24 lectures (30 min. each), 12 masters lecture on the basics of operating a camera, the elements of a photograph and composition and lighting, as well as analyzing real-life photo opportunities and selecting and preparing photographs for photographic essays.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 770 MAS

Summary: "This course explores the history, development, and evidence base for an approached called biopsychosocial medicine, in which biology, psychology, and sociocultural factors are examined as both independent and interactive contributors to heath and disease."--Page 1 of course guidebook.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 MIN
Call number: DVD 613 MIN

Contents: Disc 1. The importance of money -- Money as a social contract -- How is money created? -- Monetary history of the United States -- Local currencies and nonstandard banks -- How inflation erodes the value of money -- Disc 2. Hyperinflation is the repudiation of money Saving-the source of funds for investment -- The real rate of interest -- Financial intermediaries -- Commercial banks -- Central...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.1 MON
Call number: DVD 332.1 MON