Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals


The Great Courses - In doing so, you'll learn how cutting-edge advancements in science and technology are applied to investigations and how to evaluate evidence and think like a forensic scientist. Modern history is filled with terrible crimes, baffling hoaxes, and seedy scandals. Professor murray, a forensic anthropologist with nearly 30 years of experience in the field, has crafted lectures that are a remarkable blend of storytelling and science - a whirlwind tour that takes you from the gas-lit streets of Victorian London to small-town America.

. The chicago Tylenol poisonings and the copycat crimes that followed. Having participated in hundreds of investigations in America and abroad, Professor Murray intersperses these historical examinations with some of her own, equally intriguing, personal experiences. As you journey around the world and into the past, you'll re-examine modern history's great crimes and scandals using the tools and insights of forensic science.

Whether they're controversial or by-the-book, solved or unsolved, hot or cold, these cases are an opportunity to gain deeper insight into the historic and cutting-edge methods and tools forensic scientists use on the job. The alleged survival of Anastasia Romanov, the youngest daughter of the murdered Tsar.

Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals - Using her extensive background in the field and her skill at weaving riveting stories, Professor Murray invites you peer over the shoulders of investigators as they examine some of the most famous crimes in history, as well as cases that shed light on what happens when the justice system goes awry. The infamous Jack the Ripper slayings.

Step into the world of forensic science and study the most fascinating crimes and mysteries from the last two centuries in the 24 lectures of Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals.

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Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works


The Great Courses - You'll also hear what goes into investigating a scene that has been nearly obliterated, the psychology behind law enforcement, how time of death is estimated, the unreliability of eyewitness testimony, and how evidence is presented to the final arbiters of its value: the judge and jury. If you have any concerns with your product, or want to request a replacement, please contact The Great Courses through our Amazon storefront for more information.

Drawing on her extensive experience, the lindbergh kidnapping, the cold case of a missing teen, a murder suspect who couldn't remember where he buried one of his victims, the first use of DNA fingerprinting in the 1980s, Professor Murray shows how forensic science works from the inside with discussions of cases such as American Eagle Flight 4184, and the serial killings of Ted Bundy.

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And she offers several do-it-yourself projects that she uses with her students - from a simple exercise to test your observational skills to an experiment with blood spatter patterns that employs real-looking fake blood you can make in the kitchen. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Throughout these lectures, you'll explore protocols for investigating a scene, and you'll probe some classic types of evidence ranging from fingerprints and shoeprints to microscopic fibers and handwriting.

Crack a case? taught by a veteran forensic scientist, these 36 riveting lectures take you from the crime scene to the lab to the courtroom to reveal the personality and passions of an investigative mind.

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The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe


The Great Courses - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Highlighting in-depth exploration of the architectural and artistic gems of these great cities, these sumptuous lectures bring medieval Europe alive in rich detail through the perspective of an expert historian with a deep knowledge of these exquisite 12 sites.

. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. If you have any concerns with your product, or want to request a replacement, please contact The Great Courses through our Amazon storefront for more information. In these 24 lectures that make for an extraordinary cultural adventure, magnificent religious pageantry, royal feasts and ritual, travel through time to the golden ages of 12 of Europe's most beautiful medieval cities, and smells of teeming markets and mercantile centers, where you'll discover the sights, dramatic military engagements, sounds, and the many colorful layers of daily medieval life.

The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe - You'll visit unforgettable places such as bruges, lovingly preserved, and one of the world's most hauntingly beautiful cities; Palermo, home of stunning medieval palaces and ecclesiastical architecture; and Avignon, the resplendent 14th-century seat of the papacy. Take this incomparable journey and experience the glorious legacy of culture, architecture, and art that connects us so deeply to a seminal epoch.

Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Along the way, and taste arrancini, you'll learn where to drink Spanish cava, enjoy fine French provincial food, a Sicilian treat dating from the 10th century. Going far beyond any conventional travelogue, but at the "why" and "how" - why they were built, the country, how they were used, and how they fit into the larger picture of medieval culture of the city, you'll look not only at the "what" of the locations visited, and the time itself.

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The Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief


- Bruce explains why opioids do not work for chronic non-cancer pain; how to empower yourself by developing appropriate "SMART" goals that are Specific, Attainable, Measurable, Relevant, and Time-limited; and how social support affects your physical health. One out of every three U. S. And with this course, you'll be on your way.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. This course provides a practical guide for building an appropriate health care team and creating an individualized pain-management program with your physician that addresses the issues of physical stamina, social support, stress management, sleep, and mood.

The Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief - I want you to begin living your life today, " she says. In the mayo clinic Guide to Pain Relief, Barbara K. Based on a scientific understanding of the causes of pain and behaviors that make pain better or worse, Dr. Bruce's scientific explanations and biology-based suggestions can help you create a vibrant and fulfilling future for yourself, in spite of chronic pain.

But it doesn't have to be that way. If your life or the life of someone you love has been hijacked by pain, you're not alone. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

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Greece and Rome: An Integrated History of the Ancient Mediterranean


The Teaching Company The Teaching Company - Who were the greeks and the romans? how did they organize their societies? How did they interact? In this unique integrated historical approach, you'll see how Greece and Rome's relationship resembled a marriage: two distinct personalities competing in some areas, sharing in others, and sometimes creating a new synthesis of the two civilizations.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. In these 36 passionate lectures, he provides an impressive and rare opportunity to understand the two dominant cultures of the ancient Mediterranean world in relation to one another - a relationship that has virtually no parallel in world history.

Greece and Rome: An Integrated History of the Ancient Mediterranean - You'll delight in the variety of sources - literature, coinage, archaeology, the visual arts, inscriptions - that Professor Garland draws upon to assemble a fascinating and complex picture of these two great civilizations. He shows you how these two very different cultures intersected, coincided, and at times, collided.

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Integrated approaches to teaching Greek and Roman history are a rarity in academia.

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Cities of the Ancient World


The Great Courses The Teaching Company - More than anything else, cities of the Ancient World is a course about human beings - what life was like in these cities and how people lived. Taught by esteemed Professor Steven L. Studying these cities will give you a new appreciation for the remarkable cultures of the ancient world, from the ruins of Uruk to the Golden Age of Athens, and spur you to reflect on what makes a city survive.

Cities of the ancient world is your opportunity to survey the breadth of the ancient world through the context of its urban development. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Cities of the ancient World gives you insight into cities large and small, famous and obscure. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Tuck, these 24 eye-opening lectures not only provide an invaluable look at the design and architecture of ancient cities, of Miami University, they also offer a flesh-and-blood glimpse into the daily lives of ordinary people and the worlds they created.

Cities of the Ancient World - Ultimately, however, this is a course about people, not just buildings. We live in a world of cities - for the first time ever, the majority of the population lives in an urban environment - and reflecting on ancient models of the "city" as a human phenomenon offers important lessons for our culture today.

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Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition


- Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Drawing on some of western civilization's greatest theological and philosophical minds, Professor Roberts even-handedly follows and analyzes the arguments of a broad range of skeptics and believers, including the likes of Thomas Aquinas, Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, Martin Luther, Daniel Dennett, Immanuel Kant, Soren Kierkegaard, and many others.

In addition, these lectures maintain the sense of a true conversation across time, so that you'll never lose the thread of how one idea relates to another as he weaves a vast amount of material into a coherent whole that amounts to far more than the sum of its parts. These lectures examine more than three centuries of debate in the Western world about the nature of religious faith and its compatibility with reason.

Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Beginning in the 16th century, the Protestant Reformation and the Scientific Revolution began to erode the position of authority. As a result, new philosophers began constructing a universal rationality independent of faith. By gaining a richer understanding of the debate's key aspects - including the nature of the conflict, the meaning of the arguments, and what is at stake both philosophically and theologically - you can add significantly to the level of sophistication you already bring to one of today's most far-reaching issues and increase your understanding of both our past and the direction of our future.

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The Cathedral


The Great Courses - In this course, noted medieval historian and award-winning Professor William R. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Cook has crafted an exciting, and multidimensional experience that will bring you closer to cathedrals like Notre Dame in Paris and those in Amiens, Chartres, immersive, and Canterbury than any on-site tour could hope to do.

These 24 lavishly illustrated lectures make use of high-definition 3-D modeling and imagery to not just show you the world's great Gothic cathedrals, but to take you around and inside them, revealing new perspectives you can't enjoy anywhere else. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

The Cathedral - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. To step inside a gothic cathedral is to step inside the visual essence of the Christian faith-a world filled with vaulted ceilings that direct the visitor's gaze toward heaven, stone sculptures that bring to life both the blessings of salvation and the horrors of damnation, and stained glass windows that illustrate powerful religious stories in dazzling bursts of color.

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The Apocryphal Jesus


- The new testament gives us 27 canonical texts-gospels, letters, his family, and more-but these works are only a tiny fraction of the many volumes written about the life of Jesus, and the apostles. By exploring the stories and ideas that shaped the foundations of Christian thought-and continue to influence Christianity today-The Apocryphal Jesus is a must-have course for skeptics, seekers, and believers interested in the foundations of Christianity.

Here you will examine the cult of the virgin mary through the Proto-Gospel of James, survey the Gnostic vision presented in the Gospel of Judas, encounter a radically different view of Jesus' teaching in the Gospel of Thomas, and more. Much of what we know about jesus today actually comes from these apocryphal sources, so The Apocryphal Jesus is your chance to learn the true breadth and depth of the early Christian world.

The Apocryphal Jesus - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. The canonical bible is one of the most influential books in all of Western history, but you might be surprised to find out how many gaps and contradictions the New Testament contains. But these early Christian apocryphal works are more than historical curiosities.

Over the course of 24 revealing lectures, Professor David Brakke of The Ohio State University takes you on a tour of this world and surveys the major apocryphal works that have survived. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

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Comparative Religion


The Teaching Company - It's an exploration that can strengthen the interpersonal understanding that underlies your daily relationships, enhance your perception of events in a diverse world, and deepen your appreciation of your own beliefs and the traditions followed by others. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. These 24 lectures offer you an opportunity to gain a solid grasp of the key ideas of religion itself - the issues that repeatedly surface when you look at any faith's beliefs, practices, and organization. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

Comparative Religion - Among the aspects of faith you compare and contrast are creation myths and sacred stories, sacred texts and spaces, concepts of the divine, and religion's ultimate goals - the reasons its adherents give them such importance. Using five major religions - judaism, christianity, buddhism, and Hinduism - as illustrations of how religions can address the same core issues in parallel and different ways, Islam, Professor Kimball leads you on an exploration of religion's complex and multidimensional nature.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Get a solid working knowledge of the spiritual beliefs that unite and divide us - as well as the perspective from the other side of these divisions. After completing these lectures, as professor Kimball puts it, you'll be able to "see with a native eye", when you wonder why followers of a given religion believe or act as they do.

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Psychology of Human Behavior


- The psychology of human behavior is an outstanding introduction to the field of psychology, beginning with its historical context and looking ahead to some of the directions it is likely to take in the future. Curiosity about the human mind is something Professor David W. Though most of our understanding of human psychology has been gained in little more than a century, the puzzle psychologists are working to assemble and understand has been in process for a long, long time.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Though the course is not intended to be an in-depth exploration of this constantly evolving discipline, its 36 lectures work smoothly as an easy-to-follow primer and offer the ideal starting point for satisfying curiosity about how the mind works, the perspectives from which that question can be approached, and directions for further learning.

Psychology of Human Behavior - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. He includes example after example of how complex that simple idea - what we do and why we do it - can be. Psychology of human behavior can only begin to describe that puzzle, of course, but it is a fascinating description - both a solid summary and an ideal starting point for those eager to find the keys to the puzzle's solution.

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