History

The history of the world from Charlemagne onwards.

History

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

In this course, Professor Mark White (Queen Mary, University of London) explores the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962. We begin by thinking about the background to the Cuban Missile Crisis, including Kennedy’s policies towards Cuba ...

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

History

Russia: The Revolution of 1917

Russia: The Revolution of 1917

In this module, Dr Andy Willimott (Queen Mary, University of London) explores the Russian Revolution(s) of 1917. We begin in the first module by thinking about the events of 1917, from the final months of the First World War to the deposition of the ...

Dr Andy Willimott

Queen Mary, University of London

History

Russia: The Ukrainian Famine, 1932-33

Russia: The Ukrainian Famine, 1932-33

In this course, Dr Mark Levene (Univerity of Southampton) explores the events surrounding the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33 – an event also known as Holodomor. We begin in the first module by providing a broad introduction to the events ...

Dr Mark Levene

Southampton University