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Uncover archaeology and explore important events from ancient to modern times with free online history courses from leading universities and cultural institutions.
Explore the fascinating history and culture of the American South from colonial times to the 21st century.
Part 2 of 2. This course depicts the complex history of the Holocaust, highlighting its impact on our world today.
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.
We explore the ethical responsibilities that weigh on military professionals, who are ‘managers of violence’.
Explore Chinese history through the eyes of Western travellers, discoverers and missionaries, with this free online course.
Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film.
Learn how ancient artefacts, written evidence, excavation and digital technologies are transforming understanding of this harbour.
Learn how maritime archaeology investigates our changing relationship with the oceans and seas, from 2.5m years ago until today.
Learn how the Allies defeat the Germans in World War 1, how the memory arose that the war was futile, and why this view is untrue.
Part 1 of 2. This course depicts the complex history of the Holocaust, highlighting its impact on our world today.
The British Empire continues to cause enormous disagreement among historians. Find out why and join the debate.
Develop an understanding of genealogy – how to research your family tree and communicate the results – in this free online course.
Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial.
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.
Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.
Understand the importance of copyright and learn its history, from the Renaissance to the Internet, with this free online course.
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 role that the Royal Air Force played in the Cold War through the collections of the RAF Museums at Hendon and Cosford.
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.
Learn about the role of books in the relationship between the cultures of Japan and China, with this free online course.