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November 30, 2006

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Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Three more of my favorite Teaching Company series can also now be bought for bargain prices: Patrick Allitt's American Religious History, Kenneth Harl's Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor, and David Zarefsky's Argumentation. I raved about Allitt's series here; about Harl's here; about Zarefsky's here; and about Zarefsky's inspiration, the philosopher Stephen Toulmin, here. I should add that I've received an email from a visitor who disagrees with me about the Harl series, which he found naive, and biased towards the Turks.

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at November 30, 2006




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I loved Harl's series Rome and the Barbarians and have started to listen to his course on Byzantium. I find him interesting and urbane, and the lectures packed with information.

I also recommend John Hale's course on Classical Archaeology of Greece and Rome. I though he was a very interesting and engaging storyteller with an obvious passion for the subject matter.

Posted by: Mark on November 30, 2006 5:03 PM






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