Print Email

Modern History – Europe

Modern History – Europe

32 Courses

Grid List

Filter
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2

32 Courses

  1. History of Russia: From Peter the Great to Gorbachev Sale

    History of Russia: From Peter the Great to Gorbachev

    Mark Steinberg
    4 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (96)
    Save up to $369.95 Starting at $40.00 $429.95 $40.00$429.95
    Grasp what Russian life was like as Professor Steinberg analyzes ideas of power not only from the viewpoint of its rulers, but also from that of the ruled; the theme of happiness and its pursuit that resonates throughout Russian history, and ideas of morality and ethics as wielded by both the Russian state and its critics.
  2. A History of Eastern Europe Sale

    A History of Eastern Europe

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (167)
    Save up to $239.95 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Experience the astounding history of one of the world’s most fascinating places—and fill in a critical gap in your understanding of the globe. Uncover waves of migration and invasion, battles over the formation and dissolution of nations, and struggles for self-rule and self-identification that form the captivating story of this region. This survey gives you the historical context to understand Eastern Europe...
  3. Victorian Britain Sale

    Victorian Britain

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
    Save up to $369.95 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    Discover the facts and foibles of the paradoxical Britons under the reign of Queen Victoria, as Britain became the world’s pioneer in industrialization that transformed social classes and created both immense wealth and squalor. This colonial empire, based on technical superiority and widespread belief in Anglo-Saxon racial supremacy, made Britain the most powerful nation in the world and left behind an indelible...
  4. The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad Sale

    The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad

    Joyce E. Salisbury
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (145)
    Save up to $239.95 Starting at $40.00 $299.95 $40.00$299.95
    Spain has played a unique and pivotal role in Western civilization. In this course, you’ll learn its epic history, from its rule under Rome and the breathtaking drama of Islamic Spain to its emergence into the modern world, as well as its phenomenal contributions to art, architecture, literature, music, and learning. Travel with us to this remarkable culture, and savor the great human drama of the story of Spain.
  5. The Ottoman Empire Sale

    The Ottoman Empire

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.3 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
    Save up to $369.95 Starting at $40.00 $429.95 $40.00$429.95
    Join Professor Kenneth W. Harl for The Ottoman Empire: 36 enlightening lectures that investigate the nature of Ottoman identity, the achievements and oddities of the sultan’s court, and stories of confrontation and cooperation with the West.
  6. The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature Sale

    The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature

    Marc C. Conner
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (136)
    Save up to $369.95 Starting at $40.00 $429.95 $40.00$429.95
    As Ireland shook off the shackles of British rule, it produced one of the greatest flourishings of literature in modern times—a spirited discourse that found the significance of the present intimately entwined with the legendary past. Discover the dazzling arts and bloody struggles of the Irish Renaissance and fight for independence, guided by great works from Yeats, Joyce, Lady Gregory, and others.
  7. Understanding Russia: A Cultural History Sale

    Understanding Russia: A Cultural History

    Lynne Ann Hartnett
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Save up to $239.95 Starting at $40.00 $299.95 $40.00$299.95
    In a time when the eyes of the Western world are drawn to Russia and her role on the world stage, it’s amazing how little many of us really know about it. Blending history with cultural studies, the 24 lectures of Understanding Russia: A Cultural History bring you closer than ever to the Russian people through the poetry of Pushkin, the comfort of early folk tales, the faith of medieval iconography, the...
  8. The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales Sale

    The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (192)
    Save up to $369.95 Starting at $40.00 $429.95 $40.00$429.95
    No matter what you are hoping to discover in this magnificent region, The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales is the perfect guide. Taught by acclaimed Professor Patrick Allitt, a British-born scholar who teaches at Emory University, these 36 engrossing lectures give you an insider’s take on traveling through Great Britain.
  9. World War II: Battlefield Europe Sale

    World War II: Battlefield Europe

    David R. Stone
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Save up to $239.95 Starting at $40.00 $299.95 $40.00$299.95
    Designed in partnership with HISTORY® and using a distinctly European perspective, World War II: Battlefield Europe provides a fresh lens through which to study major battles, larger-than-life personalities, twists of fate, and tales of intrigue. Over 24 lectures, a military historian reveals the strategic decisions behind U-boat assaults, D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, the fall of Berlin, and so much more.
  10. Churchill Sale

    Churchill

    J. Rufus Fears
    4.3 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (216)
    Save up to $200.00 Starting at $14.95 $229.95 $14.95$229.95
    Who exactly was Winston Churchill? How did he rally the British during World War II? And what legacy did he leave for Western civilization? In Churchill, get the answers to these and other powerful questions as you follow the life of this iconic politician. View Churchill as a resourceful soldier, military strategist, gifted orator, doting father, devoted public servant, and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature....
  11. Thinking about Capitalism Sale

    Thinking about Capitalism

    Jerry Z. Muller
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (117)
    Save up to $369.95 Starting at $40.00 $429.95 $40.00$429.95
    In an era of increasing globalization, capitalism plays a dramatic role in the world economy and your everyday life. Explore the wealth of perspectives on this pervasive economic force in Thinking about Capitalism, and gain fresh insights into capitalism's history, its proponents and opponents, and its startling impact on our world. Drawing on his exceptional ability to frame each thinker's concerns within its...
  12. Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century Sale

    Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (121)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    The story of the 20th century is filled with leaders who promised utopia and instead delivered war, genocide, and dictatorship. This provocative and unsettling subject is covered in this 24-lecture series, which will help you understand this seemingly senseless and inexplicable record of inhumanity and how we may prevent it from recurring. Examples of leaders who resisted the century’s inhuman trends offer hope...
  13. Development of European Civilization Sale

    Development of European Civilization

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Save up to $539.95 Starting at $40.00 $599.95 $40.00$599.95
    Survey the remarkable development of Europe from the late Middle Ages through the eve of World War II with The Development of European Civilization. In Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett's 48 lectures, you'll learn the major ideologies that emerged from centuries of debate and conflict; the forces that intermingled to create a range of economic and social revolutions; groundbreaking European ideas about government,...
  14. History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition Sale

    History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition

    Thomas Childers
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (251)
    Save up to $169.95 Starting at $40.00 $229.95 $40.00$229.95
    This course, graphic at times, helps you solve the puzzle of Hitler's rise to power in a highly-educated, industrially developed country. Professor Childers meticulously investigates the roots of Nazi support, bringing you back to the disastrous Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I and taking you through the horrifying details of Hitler's ideology and the holocaust.
  15. History of Christianity in the Reformation Era Sale

    History of Christianity in the Reformation Era

    Brad S. Gregory
    4.6 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
    Save up to $369.95 Starting at $40.00 $429.95 $40.00$429.95
    Explore a watershed period in history as you examine the people, ideas, and events that transformed Western Christianity at the dawn of the modern age. This course is designed to give you a balanced, historical overview of the complex and dramatic events of the Reformation era during the epoch-making years between Luther’s 95 Theses in 1517 and the end of the Thirty Years’ War in 1648.
  16. Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries Sale

    Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries

    Alan Charles Kors
    4.5 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (134)
    Save up to $239.95 Starting at $40.00 $299.95 $40.00$299.95
    Between 1600 and 1800, Europe was seized by an intellectual revolution that challenged previous ways of understanding and sparked radical changes in thought and life. Learn about the age of Newton, Descartes, Pascal, Locke, Rousseau, and more from one of world’s leading intellectual historians.
  17. Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age Sale

    Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age

    Thomas Childers
    4.8 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Save up to $539.95 Starting at $40.00 $599.95 $40.00$599.95
    Do you want to improve your understanding of where we are today, how we got here, why the 20th century unfolded as it did, and even what the next millennium might hold? This perceptive, richly documented course covers the history and global impact of Europe since the French Revolution.
  18. Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon Sale

    Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon

    Suzanne M. Desan
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (149)
    Save up to $539.95 Starting at $40.00 $599.95 $40.00$599.95
    The 25 years between the onset of the French Revolution in 1789 and the Bourbon Restoration after Napoleon in 1814 is an astonishing period in world history. Now you can learn the full story of this era that shook the foundations of the old world and marked a permanent shift for politics, religion, and society—not just for France, but for all of Europe—in Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon....
  19. Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World Sale

    Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    4.7 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (143)
    Save up to $539.95 Starting at $40.00 $599.95 $40.00$599.95
    More than just a history of Western civilization, Foundations of Western Civilization II is a course about the meaning of civilization itself. Taught by Professor Robert Bucholz, it promises profound rewards for students of history at every level, a grand narrative of the past five centuries—of social progress, political evolution, industrialization, and other economic factors—within a coherent context for...
  20. Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917 Sale

    Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917

    Robert I. Weiner
    3.8 out of 5
    56% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (116)
    Save up to $369.95 Starting at $40.00 $429.95 $40.00$429.95
    Few periods of history are so captivatingly complex as Europe's 19th century, the often-broadly defined period from the French Revolution to World War I that formed the foundation of the modern world. These lectures enable you to take an enormous stride toward understanding this turbulent and important era and its effect on peasants, workers, the middle class, aristocrats, women, and minorities.