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The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 2) (Coursera)

This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity, or have [...]
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Magna Carta and its Legacies: Freedom and protest (Coursera)

This course examines the roles that Magna Carta has played historically as well as the importance of Magna Carta today. It aims to equip students with a critical understanding of Magna Carta and its significance around the globe. Students will find out what Magna Carta is, how it came [...]
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Patrick Henry: Forgotten Founder (Coursera)

“Give me liberty, or give me death:” Remembering Patrick Henry, the Forgotten Founder. Patrick Henry was enormously popular during the American Revolution. Even Thomas Jefferson, who over time developed a deep loathing of Henry (some would say jealousy), had to admit that “it is not now easy to say [...]
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18e siècle : le combat des Lumières (FUN)

Jan 25th 2021
18e siècle : le combat des Lumières (FUN)
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Ce cours porte sur l’histoire de la littérature et des idées du 18e siècle français. Il vise à présenter l’ensemble du siècle, les œuvres et les auteurs aussi bien que les combats d’idées qui traversent les Lumières. L’accent sera mis sur les « grands auteurs » (Montesquieu, Prévost, Marivaux, [...]
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Irish Lives in War and Revolution: Exploring Ireland's History 1912-1923 (FutureLearn)

Sep 17th 2018
Irish Lives in War and Revolution: Exploring Ireland's History 1912-1923 (FutureLearn)
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Explore the lives of men, women and children living through war and revolution and social changes that made modern Ireland. How do people experience war and revolution? How does political change, violence, total war, affect life in its most basic ways? Looking at Ireland through war and revolution, this [...]
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Sep 17th 2018
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59.00 EUR

Global History Lab (edX)

Sep 9th 2017
Global History Lab (edX)
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Learn the span of world history from 1300 to the present. In this global history course, you will learn not just by reading and watching lectures, but also by analyzing historical documents and applying your knowledge. The core of this course is a series of weekly lab assignments [...]
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