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US History – Immigration and Migration in the 1920s

In this course, Professor Susan Curtis (Purdue University) explains the causes and effects of international and internal migration patterns during the 1920s and what effects this had on popular culture in the United States. We start by examining...

6 lectures

0:54:37

Prof. Susan Curtis

Purdue University

History

US History – The War of 1898

In this course, Professor Jay Sexton (University of Missouri) explain the effects of the War of 1898 on the United States. We start by introducing the period as a whole and discussing the nomenclature of the topic. We then turn to examine the war...

6 lectures

0:45:19

Prof. Jay Sexton

University of Missouri

History

US History – Foreign Policy and the Debates Over Imperialism, 1865-98

In this course, Professor Jay Sexton (University of Missouri) explains the similarities and differences in attitudes about the US’s proper role in the world in the period 1865-98. We start by looking at the key continuities in US foreign policy...

6 lectures

0:44:04

Prof. Jay Sexton

University of Missouri

History

Crime and Punishment – The Gunpowder Plot, 1605

In this course, Dr Clare Jackson (University of Cambridge) explores the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. We start by taking a look at the geopolitical and religious challenges that accompanied James I and VI's accession to the English throne. We'll then...

6 lectures

1:05:55

Dr Clare Jackson

Cambridge University

History

US History – Movement in the Early Republic, 1754-1800

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...

6 lectures

0:56:38

Prof. Stephen Rockwell

St. Joseph's College, New York

History

Witchcraft, 1550-1750

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...

5 lectures

0:56:26

Prof. Malcolm Gaskill

University of East Anglia

History

Germany – The Rise of the Nazi Party, 1918-33

In this course, Professor Sir Richard J. Evans discusses the rise of the Nazi Party from 1918-33. In the the first module, we'll set out the entire period with a timeline of crucial events. In the following modules, we'll then go on to answer some...

6 lectures

0:48:58

Prof. Sir Richard Evans

Cambridge University

History

Medicine Through Time – Public Health in the 18th and 19th Centuries, 1700-1900

In this course, Professor Simon Szreter (University of Cambridge) explores public health in the 18th and 19th centuries. In the first module, we take a look at what evidence survives for the historian when assessing public health in this period...

5 lectures

0:45:47

Prof. Simon Szreter

Cambridge University

History

Britain – The Consequences of the Industrial Revolution, 1700-1900

In this course, Emma Griffin (University of East Anglia) explores the Industrial Revolution in Britain and its social consequences. In the first module we look at what the Industrial Revolution was. We’ll then move on to examine technological...

6 lectures

0:30:54

Prof. Emma Griffin

University of East Anglia

History

US History – Colonial Society and Culture, 1607-1754

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...

5 lectures

0:46:49

Dr Jonathan Barth

Arizona State University

History

US History – Reform in the Gilded Age, 1870-1900

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 -...

9 lectures

0:57:06

Prof. Susan Curtis

Purdue University

History

US History – The Articles of Confederation, 1777-87

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...

5 lectures

0:48:12

Prof. Woody Holton

University of South Carolina

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