History
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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.

5 weeks

with Richard Stride Click here for more details and to enrol

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.

10 weeks

with Russell Walker Click here for more details and to enrol

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.

One day

with John Stevens Click here for more details and to enrol

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.

8 weeks

with John Stevens Click here for more details and to enrol

Franco's dictatorship and the Spanish transition to democracy

The course will explore the periods of Francoís dictatorship and Spainís transition to democracy.

4 weeks

with Gorka Diaz Click here for more details and to enrol

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.

5 weeks

with Gorka Diaz Click here for more details and to enrol