British History Courses
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Empire: the Controversies of British Imperialism
A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites
England in the Time of King Richard III
Humphry Davy: Laughing Gas, Literature, and the Lamp
Peterloo to the Pankhursts: Radicalism and Reform in the 19th Century
Early Modern Scottish Palaeography: Reading Scotland's Records
WW1 Heroism: Through Art and Film
Confronting Captain Cook: Memorialisation in Museums and Public Spaces
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Learn about the past tragedies and triumphs of Britain
British history is known for its monarchies, empires and some of the world’s most renowned writers. Spanning thousands of years, British history has enthralled audiences with wars, revolutions and royal accessions.
Take a closer look at Britain in the past with FutureLearn’s British history courses. Develop your knowledge of well-known events like the Great War as well as events you might not be familiar with. Be inspired by the creativity of Shakespeare and trace the Royal Family’s history all the way to its origins.
Study British history online to get to grips with famous events that have shaped the way you live today. FutureLearn’s British history courses are run by leading universities and historians, so you can be sure you’re learning from experts in the field.
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