The history of the world from Charlemagne onwards.
World War I: The Military Strategies of the Great Powers, 1914-18
In this course, Dr Rob Johnson (University of Oxford) looks at the First World War from the point of view of the military strategies of each side. The course begins by considering the preparations for war, particularly those of Germany,...
Dr Rob Johnson
Slavery and the US Civil War, 1775-1865
In this course, Professor Tim Lockley (University of Warwick) looks at the institution of slavery in the United States, thinking in particular about the period between the Revolutionary War (1775-83) and the American Civil War (1861-65). In particular, the course...
Prof. Tim Lockley
The Rise of Italian Fascism, 1911-39
In this course, Dr Hannah Malone (University of Cambridge) explores the rise of Italian Fascism, focusing in particular on five key questions: (1) How did the experience of the First World War contribute to the rise of Fascism? (2) Was...
Dr Hannah Malone
The Unification of Italy, 1796-1871
In this course, Dr Marcella Sutcliffe (University of Cambridge) explores Italy's unification movement, starting with Napoleon’s invasion of Italy in the late 1790s, and ending with the unification of Italy in 1861. As we move through the course, we think...
Dr Marcella Sutcliffe
The End of the British Empire, 1945-1968
In this course, Dr Simon Potter (University of Bristol) explores the final decades of the British Empire, from the end of the Second World War in 1945 to Britain’s withdrawal of troops “East of Suez”, announced by Harold Wilson in...
Dr Simon Potter
Britain in the Age of Revolution, 1783-1832
In this course, Dr Sarah Richardson (University of Warwick) explores British politics between the start of the French Revolution in 1789 to the Great Reform Act of 1832. As we move through the course, we think about seven key historical...
Dr Sarah Richardson