In this course, Professor Malcolm Gaskill (University of East Anglia) explores the history of witchcraft in early modern England. In the first module we explore what we mean by witchcraft and how this changed over the centuries. We then turn to...
Prof. Malcolm Gaskill
University of East Anglia
In this course, Professor Stephen Rockwell (St. Joseph's College, New York) explains how and why migration and immigration to and within North America caused competition and conflict over the period 1754-1800. We start by looking at immigration to...
Prof. Stephen Rockwell
St. Joseph's College, New York
In this course, Professor Alan Taylor (University of Virginia) explores the regions of the British colonies in North America. This course will explain how and why environmental and other factors shaped the development and expansion of various...
Prof. Alan Taylor
University of Virginia
In this course, Professor Susan Curtis (Purdue University) explains how different reform movements responded to the rise of industrial capitalism in the Gilded Age. In the first three modules, we look at this through the lens of the economy -...
Prof. Susan Curtis
In this course, Dr Jonathan Barth (Arizona State University) examines how and why the movement of a variety of people and ideas across the Atlantic contributed to the development of American culture in the period 1607-1754. In the first module, we...
Dr Jonathan Barth
Arizona State University
In this course, Professor Patrick Allitt (Emory University) explores how the issue of the Environment and Natural Resources were dealt with during the period 1968-1980. In the first module, we will examine how in the late 1960s environmentalism...
Prof. Patrick Allitt
In this course, Professor Woody Holton (University of South Carolina) examines the Articles of Confederation to explain how this precursor government developed and changed as a result of the Revolutionary Period. In the first module, we examine...
Prof. Woody Holton
University of South Carolina
In this course, Professor Peter C. Mancall (University of Southern California) discusses the European colonisation of the North American continent. This course seeks to explain how and why various European colonies developed and expanded from 1607...
Prof. Peter Mancall
University of Southern California
In this course, Professor David Kennedy (Stanford University) examines the Great Depression and New Deal in the United States. In the first module, we explore what America was like in 1929 before the Great Depression. After this, we examine the...
Prof. David Kennedy
In this course, Professor Mark Atwood Lawrence (University of Texas at Austin) explores the American experience in Vietnam. We start by introducing the Vietnam War and explaining its significance for the United States. In the following modules we...
Prof. Mark Lawrence
In this course, Professor Sean Adams (University of Florida) examines the presidency of Andrew Jackson and how it relates to federal power in the United States. With this in mind, the course seeks to explain the causes and effects of the...
Prof. Sean Adams
University of Florida
In this course, Professor Jeremy Black (University of Exeter) discusses British politics from 1714-80. We start by looking at the challenges the new Hanoverian monarchy faced in this period, mainly from the rival Jacobite claimants. We then turn...
Prof. Jeremy Black