Alexander the Great - an introduction
Have you ever wondered who Alexander the Great was, or what made him ĎGreatí? This short course will give an overview of his life, achievements and legacy.
American History : From the Gilded to the Jazz Age
American history from the end of Reconstruction, 1876 to the Great Depression, covering The Gilded Age, the rise of populism, the growth of the American Empire, the US entry into WWI and the Roaring 20s.
Britainís Road to Democracy, 1829-1929
The age of Bismarck and Garibaldi still fascinates. We study how the great political forces- conservatism and liberalism, nationalism and socialism- contended for the hearts and minds, and in times of war or revolution, the lives- of Europeans.
Early Georgian England 1714 - 1760
We explore these crucial years, in which hard won peace and stability triumphed over Jacobite and French threats, Pope and Gray wrote their greatest poetry, and England acquired dominion over Canada and India.
Franco's dictatorship and the Spanish transition to democracy
The course will explore the periods of Francoís dictatorship and Spainís transition to democracy.
The Spanish Civil War and its implications for Contemporary Spain
The course will examine the origins and consequences of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), for the understanding of contemporary Spain.