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BIG HISTORY Highly recommended by Bill Gates
A recent article in The New York Times Magazine described Bill Gates’ experience with The Great Courses, specifically Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity. “I just loved it,” he said. “It was very clarifying for me. I thought, God, everybody should watch this thing!” After getting in touch with award-winning Professor David Christian – a pioneer of this ground-breaking academic discipline – Gates started down the path to bring Big History to schools across the country.
www.TheGreatCourses.com Course #8050 Big History
Great Minds of the Medieval World
Subjects include: Augustine of Hippo, Ambrose, Jerome, Gregory the Great, Boethius, Isidore of Seville, The Venerable Bede, Alcuin, Charemagne and Alfred the Great.
www.TheGreatCourses.com Course #4631
The Black Death
The World’s Most Devastating Plague
www.TheGreatCourses.com Course #8241