History

The history of the world from Charlemagne onwards.

History

The Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-69

The Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-69

In this course, Dr Thomas Tunstall Allcock (University of Manchester) explores the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-69). The first module provides an introduction to Johnson himself, his personality and policies in comparison with the ...

Dr Thomas Tunstall Allcock

Manchester University

History

The Presidency of Dwight Eisenhower, 1953-61

The Presidency of Dwight Eisenhower, 1953-61

In this course, Professor Mark White (Queen Mary, University of London) explores the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower (1953-61). In the first module, we think about Eisenhower’s rise to power and the central aspects of his foreign policy. In the ...

Prof. Mark White

Queen Mary, University of London

History

The Presidency of Harry Truman, 1945-53

The Presidency of Harry Truman, 1945-53

In this course, Professor Mark White (Queen Mary University of London) explores the presidency of Harry Truman (1945-53). In the first module, we think about Truman’s rise to power and how he became President in April 1945. In the second, ...

Prof. Mark White

Queen Mary, University of London

History

The Presidency of John F. Kennedy, 1961-63

The Presidency of John F. Kennedy, 1961-63

In this course, Professor Mark White (Queen Mary University of London) explores the life and presidency of John F. Kennedy (1917-63). In the first module, we think about the development of Kennedy’s legacy from the mid-1960s to the present day ...

Prof. Mark White

Queen Mary, University of London

History

The Presidency of Ronald Reagan, 1981-89

The Presidency of Ronald Reagan, 1981-89

In this module, Dr James Cooper (York St John University) explores the presidency of Ronald Reagan (1981-89). After a brief introduction in which we think about Reagan’s legacy today, the subsequent five modules explore five key questions ...

Dr James Cooper

York St John University

History

Slavery in the United States, c.1500-1865

Slavery in the United States, c.1500-1865

In this course, Professor Tim Lockley (University of Warwick) explores the history of slavery in the United States. We begin in the first module with an exploration of the earliest history of slavery in Africa and the development of the transatlantic ...

Prof. Tim Lockley

Warwick University