Nov 3rd 2014

Discover the traumatic effects of war on those that survive it, from the soldiers on the front lines to the civilians at home.

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Oct 27th 2014

Learn how the war moved us away from traditional views of heroism and created new kinds of heroes and heroines.

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Oct 20th 2014

This course investigates how the white heat of innovation in World War One shaped the history of human flight.

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Oct 13th 2014

This course reassesses the legacy of the Paris Peace Conference (1919) and how it sought to create a new world order.

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Sep 22nd 2014

Explore the archaeology of the most heavily fortified frontier in the Roman Empire, its people and their lives.
Hadrian’s Wall stretches 73 miles coast to coast in what is now northern England. It housed one of the largest concentrations of soldiers in the Empire’s provinces, and was home to a cosmopolitan array of civilians. Explore issues of colonisation, cultural transformation, immigration, integration and imperialism through archaeological finds and reconstructions. Investigate the range and character of native people, soldiers’ families, slaves, merchants and migrants by examining evidence for their homes, dress, diet, rituals and religious beliefs.

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Sep 15th 2014

U.S. History from 1877 examines the growth of the United States as an industrial and world power since Reconstruction.

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Sep 8th 2014

How and why is the Earth constantly changing? How do scientists reconstruct events in Earth's geologic history? This course explores the origin and evolution of the Earth and provides resources for educational use.

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Sep 1st 2014

Explore the lives of men, women and children living through war and revolution and social changes that made modern Ireland.

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Aug 31st 2014

Learn about the growth of rock music, from the early 1970s through the rise of punk and disco in the late 1970s, and from the emergence of MTV, hip hop, and heavy metal in 1980s to the rebellion of Nirvana in the early 90s.

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Aug 27th 2014

Learn how philosophy, art, literature, and history shaped the last century and the world today.

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Aug 10th 2014

The course surveys the entire length of human history, from the evolution of various human species in the Stone Age up to the political and technological revolutions of the twenty-first century.

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Aug 4th 2014

Film, images & historical interpretation in the 20th century for those who have a general interest in photojournalism, and films based on historical events.

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Course explores the causes, course, & consequences of the American Civil War (1840s to 1877). The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in American history.

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A comparative survey of six major geographical & cultural areas (Europe,West Asia, South Asia, East Asia, Meso-America & Africa) from 4000 B.C. to c.e. 1500.

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Jul 7th 2014

The French Revolution was one of the most important upheavals in world history. This course examines its origins, course and outcomes.

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Course covers the history of Western art, over various periods, e.g. Renaissance, Baroque, Realism & Pop Art through the 20th century is required for all Art, Interior Design & Graphic Design majors.

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Jun 30th 2014

Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature against the backdrop of the excavation of Richard III.

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Jun 23rd 2014

Karl der Große gründete das erste nachantike westeuropäische Großreich und gilt als Schöpfer eines Kulturverbandes, der bis heute europäische Identität stiftet. Doch nennt man ihn deshalb zurecht "Pater Europae"?

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Jun 2nd 2014

Discover new ways of looking at, organizing, and interpreting tangible things in your own environment.

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Jun 1st 2014

本課程是作為歷史入門通識而設計,重點在於藉由歷史教育啟發同學的思維,而非背誦歷史知識。具體的課程目標,是為了讓修課同學感到: (一)有趣:重新發現學習歷史的樂趣。 (二)有用:重新認識學習歷史的價值。

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