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Uncover archaeology and explore important events from ancient to modern times with online history courses from leading universities and cultural institutions.
The British Empire continues to cause enormous disagreement among historians. Find out why and join the debate.
Explore the role that the Royal Air Force played in the Cold War through the collections of the RAF Museums at Hendon and Cosford.
Discover why the stereoscope and stereo photography mesmerised Victorians when they first appeared at 1851’s Great Exhibition.
Experience the world’s first international age, 3,500 years ago in the ancient Near East, with this free online course.
Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.
Get an introduction to studying archaeology, exploring exciting discoveries in the Vale of Pewsey, near to Stonehenge and Avebury.
Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.
Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film.
Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial.
Explore the fascinating history and culture of the American South from colonial times to the 21st century.
Discover the relationship between history, financial crises and business cycles, with this free online course.
Discover what healthcare was like in ancient Greece and the Roman world with this free online course.
Explore Chinese history through the eyes of Western travellers, discoverers and missionaries, with this free online course.
Explore Japanese subcultures and learn about their history from the 1970s to today.
Chart the history of royal food in the splendour of royal palaces.
Change the way you see World War 1 as you explore stories of hope, suffering and loss from newly released historical archives.
There are 45.8 million slaves alive today. Find out how we might achieve a slavery-free world with this free online course.
Explore the important roles that books have played in the cultural history of Japan.
Learn about the beginnings of this radical religious group as it emerged in 17th century England, with this free online course.
Find out how propaganda is used to instil political ideologies and its impact on our daily lives, with this free online course.
Learn about the role of books in the relationship between the cultures of Japan and China, with this free online course.