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GREAT COURSES –
Audio-Visuals Owned by Institute for Learning in Retirement

  1. American Identity
    Great Courses series with Professor Patrick N. Allitt, Emory University
    Course No. 8540 – 4 parts, 48 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)   DVD’s

  2. European History from 1789-1917
    Great Courses series with Professor Robert I. Weiner, Lafayette College
    Course No. 8190 – 3 parts, 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)   DVD’s

  3. Great Artists of the Italian Renaissance
    Great Courses series with Professor William Kloss, Independent Art Historian, The Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution, M.A. Oberlin College
    Course No. 7140 – 3 parts, 36 lectures (30minutes/lecture)   DVD’s

  4. Great Idea of Psychology
    Great Courses series with Professor Daniel N. Robinson, Oxford University
    Course No. 660 – 4 parts, 48 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)   DVD’s

  5. History of the Supreme Court
    Great Courses series with Professor Peter Ions, University of California at San Diego
    Course No. 8570 – 3 parts, 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)   DVD’s

  6. History of the United States – We have 2nd edition
    Great Courses series with Professor Allen C. Guelzo, Gettysburg College; Professor Gary W. Gallagher, University of Virginia; Professor Patrick N. Allitt, Emory University
    Course No. 8500 – 6 parts, 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)   DVD’s

  7. From Monet to Van Gogh:  A History of Impressionism
    Great Courses series with Professor Richard Brettell, University of Texas at Dallas
    Course No. 7185 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)   VHS’s

  8. How to Listen to and Understand Great Music
    Great Courses series with Professor Robert Greenberg, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
    Course No. 701 – 6 Parts (several CD’s to each part)

  9. Popes and the Papacy:  A History
    Great Courses series with Professor Thomas F.X. Noble, University of Notre Dame
    Course No. 6672 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)   DVD’s

  10. Science and Religion
    Great Courses series with Professor Lawrence M. Principe, John Hopkins University
    Course No. 4691 – 1 part, 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)   DVD’s

  11. Zero to Infinity:  A History of Numbers
    Great Courses series with Prof. Edward Burger, Williams College
    Course No. 1499 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVDs

  12. Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights
    Great Courses series with Prof. John Finn, Wesleyan University
    Course No. 8530 – 3 parts, 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVDs

  13. Understanding the Universe:  An Introduction to Astronomy – Part II
    Great Courses series with Prof. Alex Filippenko, University of CA at Berkley
    Course No. 182  - 3 parts, 8 lectures  (VHS)

  14. Chaos
    Great Courses series with Prof. Steven Strogatz, Cornell University
    Course No. 1333, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVDs

  15. Experiencing Rome:  A Visual Exploration of Antiquity’s Greatest Empire
    Great Courses series with Prof. Steven Tuck, University of Miami
    Course No. 3430 – 3 parts, 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVDs

  16. Mr. Lincoln:  The Life of Abraham Lincoln       
    Great Courses series with Prof. Allen Guelzo, Gettysburg College
    Course No. 8561 – 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s

  17. From Jesus to Constantine:  A History of Early Christianity
    Great Courses series with Prof. Bart Ehrman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Course No. 6577 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s

  18. Great Masters:  Beethoven – His Life and Music
    Great Courses series with Prof. Robert Greenberg, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
    Course No. 755 – 8 lectures, (45 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  19. Origins of Life
    Great Courses series with Prof. Robert Hazen, George Mason University and Carnegie Institution of Washington.
    Course No. 1515 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  20. People and Cultures of the World
    Great Courses series with Prof. Edward Fischer, Vanderbilt University
    Course No. 4617 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  21. Books That Have Made History:  Books That Can Change Your Life
    Great Courses series with Prof. J. Rufus Fears, University of Oklahoma
    Course No. 4600 – 3 parts, 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s

  22. American Revolution
    Great Courses series with Prof. Allen Guelzo, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA
    Course No. 8514 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s

  23. Museum Masterpieces:  The Louvre
    Great Courses series with Prof. Richard Brettell, University of Texas at Dallas
    Course No. 7175 – 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  24. American Ideals:  Founding a “Republic Of Virtue”
    Great Courses series with Prof. Daniel Robinson, Oxford and Columbia University
    Course No. 4855 – 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  25. Earth’s Changing Climate
    Great Courses series with Prof. Richard Wolfson, Middlebury College
    Course No. 1219 – 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  26. Beginnings of Judaism
    Great Courses series with Prof. Isaiah Gafni, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Course No. 6457 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  27. The Lives Of Great Christians
    Great Courses series with Prof. William R. Cook,  State University of New York at Geneseo
    Course No. 6481 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  28. The Theory Of Evolution:  A History of Controversy
    Great Courses series with Prof. Edward J. Larson, University of Georgia
    Course No. 174 – 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s

  29. Great American Bestsellers:  The Books That Shaped America
    Great Courses series with Prof. Peter Conn, University of Pennsylvania
    Course No. 2527 - 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s.

  30. Classics of British Literature
    Great Courses series with Prof. John Sutherland, University College London, California Institute of Technology
    Course No. 2400 – 4 parts, 48 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  31. Introduction to the Study of Religion
    Great Courses series with Prof. Charles B. Jones, The Catholic University of America
    Course No. 6121- 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  32. The English Novel
    Great Courses series with Prof. Timothy Spurgin, Lawrence University
    Course No. 2429 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s

  33. The Age of Pericles
    Great Courses series with Prof. Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania
    Course No. 3317 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s

  34. The Great Debate:  Advocates and Opponents of the American Constitution
    Great Courses series with Prof. Thomas L. Pangle, University of Texas at Austin
    Course No. 4878 – 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s

  35. Robert E. Lee and His High Command
    Great Courses series with Prof. Gary W. Gallagher, University of Virginia
    Course No. 8557 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  36. Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition
    Great Courses series with Profs. Elizabeth Vandiver, Whitman College; Thomas F. X. Noble, Notre Dame University; Ronald B. Herzman, State University of New York At Geneseo; Susan Sage Heinzelman, University of Texas at Austin; James A. W. Heffernan, Dartmouth College
    Course No. 2100 – 7 parts, 84 lectures, (30 minutes/lecture) DVD’s

  37. Albert Einstein:  Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian
    Great Courses series with Prof. Don Howard, University of Notre Dame
    Course No. 8122 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)  DVD’s

  38. From Monet to Van Gogh:  A History of Impressionism
    Great Courses series with Professor Richard Brettell, University of Texas at Dallas
    Course No. 7187 – 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)   DVD’s

  39. Victorian Britain
    Great Courses series with Professor Patrick N. Allitt, Emory University
    Course No. 8490 - 3 parts, 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  40. Lost Christianities: Christian Scriptures and the Battles over Authentication
    Great Courses series with Professor Bart D. Ehrman, University of NC at Chapel Hill
    Course No. 6593 - 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  41. The Vikings
    Great Course series with Professor Kenneth W. Harl, Tulane University
    Course No. 3910 - 3 parts, 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  42. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World
    Great Courses series with Professor Robert Bucholz, Loyla University Chicago
    Course No. 8894 - 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  43. Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed through Biography
    Great Courses series with Professor Sherwin B. Nuland, Yale School of Medicine
    Course No. 8128 - 1 part, 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  44. Churchill
    Great Courses series with Professor J. Rufus Fears, University of Oklahoma
    Course No. 807 - 1 part, 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD

  45. Human Prehistory and the First Civilizations
    Great Courses series with Professor Brian Fagan, University of California at Santa Barbara
    Course No. 380 - 3 parts, 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  46. My Favorite Universe
    Great Courses series with Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson, Hayden Planetarium and Princeton University
    Course No. 158 - 1 part, 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  47. The Dead Sea Scrolls
    Great Course series with Professor Gary A. Rendsburg, Rutgers University
    Course No. 6362 - 2 part, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  48. Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language
    Great Course series with Professor John McWhorter, Manhattan Institute
    Course No. 2270 - 3 parts, 36 lectures ( 30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  49. Great World Religions: Christianity
    Great Course series with Professor Luke Timothy Johnson, Emory University
    Course No. 6101 - 1 part, 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  50. The Other 1492: Ferdinand, Isabella, and the Making of An Empire
    Great Course series with Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz, University of CA - Los Angeles
    Course No. 899 - 1 part, 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  51. Herodotus: The Father of History
    Great Course series with Professor Elizabeth Vandiver, University of Maryland
    Course No. 2353 - 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  52. The Book of Genesis
    Great Course series with Professor Gary Rendsburg, Rutgers University
    Course No. 6234 - 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

  53. The Creative Thinker's Toolkit
    Great Course series with Professor Gerald Puccio, Buffalo State International Center for Studies in Creativity
    Course No. 5955 - 2 parts, 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture) DVD's

 

OTHER VIDEOS

  1. Marilyn L. Taylor – Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate videotaped at Neville Public Museum, Sept. 16, 2009
  2. The Orphan Train - Presented by Don Youniss - Neville Public Museum, Oct. 14, 2009
  3. Chicago - Presented by Randy Johnson - 3 parts - Neville Public Museum, Feb. 15, 2010
  4. The Belle of Oshkosh - Presented by Walt Busalacchi - Neville Public Museum, March 5, 2010
  5. Lighthouses of America - Presented by John Enright - Neville Public Museum, March 19, 2010.
  6. George Bernard Shaw - Presented by Mike Murphy - Neville Public Museum - January 13, 2011
  7. New Zealand (The Other Land Down Under) - Presented by Mike Morgan - Neville Public Museum - Feb. 16, 2011
  8. Ancient and Modern Volcanoes of Antarctica - Presented by Dr. Ryan Currier - Rose Hall 250 - Jan. 22, 23, 24, 2014