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    • Understanding Imperial China: Dynasties, Life, and Culture

    • Auteur(s): Andrew R. Wilson, The Great Courses
    • Narrateur(s): The Great Courses
    • Durée: 12 h et 27 min
    • Production originale
    • Au global
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Histoire
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    A knowledge of China's imperial history is vital for any understanding of its present, as modern China is linked in many ways to the extraordinary culture of its empire. These 24 lectures take you to the heart of life during China's imperial era, through the lives of individual subjects of all social ranks. Across the arc of the course, you'll witness what daily life was like for government bureaucrats, for scholars, for women of the court, for soldiers, merchants, craftspeople, courtesans, imperial cooks, and many others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent social history

    • Écrit par Travers le 2018-04-18

    Prix: CDN$ 46,98

    • Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers

    • Auteur(s): Andrew R. Wilson, The Great Courses
    • Narrateur(s): Andrew R. Wilson
    • Durée: 12 h et 13 min
    • Production originale
    • Au global
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Histoire
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    From Napoleon's revolutionary campaigns to the way insurgency, terrorism, and nuclear weaponry have defined the nature of warfare in the 21st century, the results of military strategy have changed the course of history. These 24 thought-provoking lectures give you an inside look at both the content and historical context of the world's greatest war strategists. From the triremes and hoplites of ancient Greece to the Special Forces in 21st-century Afghanistan, strategy is the process by which political objectives are translated into military action.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't manage more than an hour

    • Écrit par Noah L. le 2019-05-13

    Prix: CDN$ 46,98

    • 36 Books That Changed the World

    • Auteur(s): The Great Courses, Andrew R. Wilson, Brad S. Gregory, Autres
    • Narrateur(s): Andrew R. Wilson, Brad S. Gregory, Charles Kimball, Autres
    • Durée: 18 h et 41 min
    • Production originale
    • Au global
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Histoire
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Certain works of literature, history, science, philosophy, political theory and religion offer powerful examples of how books can spark revolutions, birth great religions, spur scientific advancements, shape world economies, teach us new ways of thinking, and much more. And with this fascinating collection crafted from our extensive library of courses, you can now get a single course that represents 36 of our best lectures on literary works that changed the world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but disjointed

    • Écrit par Caitlyn le 2018-03-24

    Prix: CDN$ 55,51

    • The Art of War

    • Auteur(s): Andrew R. Wilson, The Great Courses
    • Narrateur(s): Andrew R. Wilson
    • Durée: 2 h et 49 min
    • Production originale
    • Au global
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Histoire
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Sun Tzu's The Art of War is a landmark achievement in the evolution of strategic thought. So universal and timeless are its tactics for pursuing a competitive advantage that some of the most notable people in government, sports, and the entertainment world have all quoted from its nearly 2500-year-old pages.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • average

    • Écrit par hekmat le 2018-03-15

    Prix: CDN$ 13,37