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Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film.
Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.
This is a survey of ancient Greek history from the Bronze Age to the death of Socrates in 399 BCE. Along with studying the most important events and personalities, we will consider broader issues such as political and cultural values and methods of histo…
Explore the diverse and complex roles that religions play in both promoting and mitigating violence.
Explore the transformative global history from 1760 to 1910, examining revolutions and societal changes. Discover the reasons behind these shifts. (University of Virginia)
Explore the origins, course, and outcomes of the French Revolution in this 6-week online course from the University of Melbourne.
This course will review the emergence of the modern Middle East from the fall of the Ottoman Empire, at the end of the First World War to the present. We will discuss the Ottoman legacy in the region and the Western imperial impact on the creation of the…
Learn about the history of the Arab and Muslim world during its first millennium, including political, social and cultural aspects.
This course is an overview of divination systems, ranging from ancient Chinese bone burning to modern astrology.
Learn how to read William Shakespeare's plays through his biography, Elizabethan and Jacobean history, and modern performance.
Explore the art and science of navigation, from ancient techniques to modern GPS, in this 1-week course by Harvard University. Learn how longitude measurement shaped history.
Learn how American women created, confronted, and embraced change in the 20th century while exploring ten objects from Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library.
Explore the evolution of "the modern" in European philosophy and literature, and its impact on cultural change. Discover if we have transitioned to the postmodern era. (Wesleyan University, 7 weeks)
Learn about humanity’s rich architectural history on this journey around the globe – from 100,000 BCE to ca. 1,600 CE.
A MITx/HarvardX collaboration, this course explores Japan’s transition into the modern world through the historical visual record.