This is my second, all time favorite history course thus far. I have only been a patron of the Great Courses for about 7 or 8 months when my favorite ..Show More »
Quite a good intro. Heavy on some topics, rather light on others, but overall very enjoyable. Except for the last chapter, where all the philosophizin..Show More »
Storytime with Grandpa
This may seem like a cliché, but what Carl Sagan did for science, Prof. Wilson has done for Strategy. I am a civilian with no military background. I..Show More »
This was my first foray into The Great Courses series of lectures, but it certainly will not be my last.
I would like to hear these lectures again. Professor Fischer describes the culture and habits of peoples all over the globe. I loved that he guided ..Show More »
Yes because it is a great crash course to Chinese history and seems to cover all of the main events.
It starts off with courses explaining some theories regarding fossils and primitive communities in Africa, but seems to jump around a lot and skip to ..Show More »
A previous reviewer criticized the overwrought delivery on the part of this lecturer, and I failed to heed the warning, in part because a second revie..Show More »
This series of lectures is an unapologetic look at warfare as a human condition which explores the ways it developed technologies from the stone age u..Show More »
Perhaps...at least certain parts.