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Posted By : FenixN | Date : 23 Apr 2014 13:15:37 | Comments : 0

Sut Jhally - Advertising as Social Communication
28xWEBRip | MP4 / AVC, ~580 kb/s | 640x424 | Duration: ~30 hours | English: AAC, 110 kb/s (2 ch) | 8.88 GB
Genre: Business, Job, Sociology

Advertising as Social Communication is a course taught by Sut Jhally. It focuses broadly on the social. cultural and economic role played by advertising in advanced consumer societies. His lectures were delivered and filmed in the Fall 0f 2007. This is a full semester worth of lectures. It will show you exactly how you have been manipulated by very clever advertisers. Once you have been made aware, you will never see advertising the same way again.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 21 Apr 2014 21:12:15 | Comments : 2

Leslie Sansone: Walk It Off in 30 Days
DVD5 | NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | MPEG2 ~10785 kbps | English: AC3, 192 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 00:31:22 | 3.65 GB
Genre: Health, Sport

Introducing Leslie's new plan that asks for just 30 minues a day for 30 days to get real results! Imagine increased energy, firmed muscles, improved overall health, and a slimmer, more proportioned you! It's all possible. Here's how easy the 30 days will be. On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday you'll burn BIG calories as you walk the BURN 30 program! It's SUPER-CHARGED fitness walking! Then on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday you'll build strength as you take on every major msucle group from shoulders to calves in the FIRM 30 session! The goal is to make you leaner and more toned than ever!
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 19 Apr 2014 20:24:43 | Comments : 1

SOCY 151: Foundations of Modern Social Theory
25xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1508 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: ~20 hours | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 13.8 GB
Genre: Sociology

This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual contexts, conceptual frameworks and methods, and contributions to contemporary social analysis. Writers include Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Marx, Weber, and Durkheim.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 19 Apr 2014 12:30:24 | Comments : 1

PLSC 118: The Moral Foundations of Politics
25xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1498 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: ~20 hours | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 13.8 GB
Genre: Politics

This course explores main answers to the question, "When do governments deserve our allegiance?" It starts with a survey of major political theories of the Enlightenment—Utilitarianism, Marxism, and the social contract tradition—through classical formulations, historical context, and contemporary debates relating to politics today. It then turns to the rejection of Enlightenment political thinking. Lastly, it deals with the nature of, and justifications for, democratic politics, and their relations to Enlightenment and Anti-Enlightenment political thinking. Practical implications of these arguments are covered through discussion of a variety of concrete problems.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 18 Apr 2014 16:15:51 | Comments : 1

ENGL 291: The American Novel Since 1945
26xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1004 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: ~20 hours | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 10.2 GB
Genre: Literature

In "The American Novel Since 1945" students will study a wide range of works from 1945 to the present. The course traces the formal and thematic developments of the novel in this period, focusing on the relationship between writers and readers, the conditions of publishing, innovations in the novel's form, fiction's engagement with history, and the changing place of literature in American culture. The reading list includes works by Richard Wright, Flannery O'Connor, Vladimir Nabokov, Jack Kerouac, J. D. Salinger, Thomas Pynchon, John Barth, Maxine Hong Kingston, Toni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson, Cormac McCarthy, Philip Roth and Edward P. Jones. The course concludes with a contemporary novel chosen by the students in the class.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 18 Apr 2014 13:59:23 | Comments : 0

HIST 210: The Early Middle Ages, 284–1000
22xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1494 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: 14:45:44 | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 11.1 GB
Genre: History

Major developments in the political, social, and religious history of Western Europe from the accession of Diocletian to the feudal transformation. Topics include the conversion of Europe to Christianity, the fall of the Roman Empire, the rise of Islam and the Arabs, the "Dark Ages," Charlemagne and the Carolingian renaissance, and the Viking and Hungarian invasions.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 15 Apr 2014 12:43:42 | Comments : 0

HIST 116: The American Revolution
25xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1489 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: ~20 hours | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 12.9 GB
Genre: History

The American Revolution entailed some remarkable transformations--converting British colonists into American revolutionaries, and a cluster of colonies into a confederation of states with a common cause--but it was far more complex and enduring than the fighting of a war. As John Adams put it, "The Revolution was in the Minds of the people... before a drop of blood was drawn at Lexington"--and it continued long past America's victory at Yorktown. This course will examine the Revolution from this broad perspective, tracing the participants' shifting sense of themselves as British subjects, colonial settlers, revolutionaries, and Americans.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 13 Apr 2014 11:33:26 | Comments : 1

ENGL 310: Modern Poetry
24xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1004 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: ~20 hours | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 9.84 GB
Genre: Poetry

This course covers the body of modern poetry, its characteristic techniques, concerns, and major practitioners. The authors discussed range from Yeats, Eliot, and Pound, to Stevens, Moore, Bishop, and Frost with additional lectures on the poetry of World War One, Imagism, and the Harlem Renaissance. Diverse methods of literary criticism are employed, such as historical, biographical, and gender criticism.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 12 Apr 2014 17:40:27 | Comments : 0

Pass It On: More Than a Movie... It's a Movement!
DVDR | NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | MPEG2 ~6452 kbps | English: AC3, 1922 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 01:35:33 | 4.3 GB
Genre: Psychology

Filmed along the same lines as What the Bleep, The Secret, and The Celestine Prophecy. This too will be an interactive motion picture that delves into the questions everyone has been asking for centuries. How do I become Wealthy? What do I do with my ideas? How can someone find their passion? What does it take to truly be Happy? We already understand there are different answers for different people on what 'medium' they used to create success for themselves in these areas, yet we want to go deeper. We want to know (and so does the world) what were the actual STEPS that today's leaders took toward success and the sequence of events that took place to make it all come together.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 12 Apr 2014 15:49:55 | Comments : 0

Annenber Learner - Discovering Psychology
26xWEBRip | WMV / WMV1, ~150 kb/s | 320x240 | Duration: 11:54:07 | English: WMA, 34 kb/s (2 ch) | 2.8 GB
Genre: Psychology

Highlighting major new developments in the field, this updated edition of Discovering Psychology offers high school and college students, and teachers of psychology at all levels, an overview of historic and current theories of human behavior. Stanford University professor and author Philip Zimbardo narrates as leading researchers, practitioners, and theorists probe the mysteries of the mind and body. Based on extensive investigation and authoritative scholarship, this introductory course in psychology features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations, current research, documentary footage, and computer animation. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 10 Apr 2014 07:11:29 | Comments : 0

HIST 276: France Since 1871
24xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1005 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: ~20 hours | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 9.25 GB
Genre: History

This course covers the emergence of modern France. Topics include the social, economic, and political transformation of France; the impact of France's revolutionary heritage, of industrialization, and of the dislocation wrought by two world wars; and the political response of the Left and the Right to changing French society.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 08 Apr 2014 22:07:08 | Comments : 0

HIST 251: Early Modern England: Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts
24xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1473 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: ~20 hours | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 12.2 GB
Genre: History

This course is intended to provide an up-to-date introduction to the development of English society between the late fifteenth and the early eighteenth centuries. Particular issues addressed in the lectures will include: the changing social structure; households; local communities; gender roles; economic development; urbanization; religious change from the Reformation to the Act of Toleration; the Tudor and Stuart monarchies; rebellion, popular protest and civil war; witchcraft; education, literacy and print culture; crime and the law; poverty and social welfare; the changing structures and dynamics of political participation and the emergence of parliamentary government.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 08 Apr 2014 20:55:15 | Comments : 0

AMST 246: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner
25xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1496 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: 18:40:18 | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 13.4 GB
Genre: History, Biographies

This course examines major works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner, exploring their interconnections on three analytic scales: the macro history of the United States and the world; the formal and stylistic innovations of modernism; and the small details of sensory input and psychic life.
Posted By : FenixN | Date : 06 Apr 2014 17:40:37 | Comments : 1

Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance
36xDVDRip | M4V / AVC, ~1500 kb/s | 640x480 | Duration: 18:42:25 | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 12.8 GB
Genre: History, Biographies, Cultures

In the grand history of the Western world, there is no single individual whose name is more synonymous with inventiveness, curiosity, and creative genius than Leonardo da Vinci. His life and works would not just remake the Renaissance in Italy—they would go on to inspire developments and innovations in our own world.
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Posted By : FenixN | Date : 06 Apr 2014 17:00:31 | Comments : 0

Cocaine's Son: A Memoir
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 1400065720 | ASIN: B004FGMPGW | 2011 | 240 pages | 0.2 MB / 0.6 MB

With sharp wit, self-deprecating humor, and penetrating honesty, New York Times journalist Dave Itzkoff turns a keen eye on his life with the mysterious, maddening, much-loved man of whom he writes, “for the first eight years of my life I seem to have believed he was the product of my imagination.”