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  • Armistice Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2018

  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Oct 2018
    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For the centenary of this, here's a collection...
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    Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline

    By The OpenLearn team

    Track the key events in Hitler's life, from his childhood in Austria to his suicide in the bunker in Berlin.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Aug 2018

  • Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline

    Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Walter Frentz Archive
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 20 Aug 2018
    Track the key events in Hitler's life, from his childhood in Austria to his suicide in the bunker in Berlin.
  • How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement?

    By Leah Kardos

    Aretha Franklin's death last week saw the loss not just of a sublime singer, but also one of key figures in the US...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Aug 2018

  • How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Aug 2018
    Aretha Franklin's death last week saw the loss not just of a sublime singer, but also one of key figures in the US Civil Rights movement. Leah Kardos pays...
  • How radical was Martin Luther King?

    By Professor Paul Harvey

    His message on civil rights was unequivocal - but Paul Harvey argues that in Martin Luther King's economic and social...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Apr 2018

  • How radical was Martin Luther King?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Apr 2018
    His message on civil rights was unequivocal - but Paul Harvey argues that in Martin Luther King's economic and social message was his greatest claim to...
  • Inventing the record business

    By Eva Moreda Rodríguez

    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Mar 2018

  • Inventing the record business

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2018
    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of the recording industry
  • Christmas at war: 1918 - At peace, but not at home

    The war may have ended in November, but some men who had been captured were still facing a Christmas in the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1918 - At peace, but not at home

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    The war may have ended in November, but some men who had been captured were still facing a Christmas in the prison camps.
  • Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix

    In a weary editorial, the Daily Mirror frets that humanity's capacity for creating destruction might have wiped out...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Dec 2017
    In a weary editorial, the Daily Mirror frets that humanity's capacity for creating destruction might have wiped out all sense of fraternity - unless this...
  • Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front

    Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Dec 2017
    Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.
  • Christmas at war: 1915 - A wish deferred

    The Financial Times struggles to see a brighter future, but hopes that at least city traders will no longer be seen...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1915 - A wish deferred

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Dec 2017
    The Financial Times struggles to see a brighter future, but hopes that at least city traders will no longer be seen as driven purely by greed.
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    Christmas at war: 1914 - Gifts for injured soldiers

    Small kindnesses for troops recovering from their injuries in Manchester - and a surfeit of pudding.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1914 - Gifts for injured soldiers

    Christmas at war: 1914 - Gifts for injured soldiers Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Dec 2017
    Small kindnesses for troops recovering from their injuries in Manchester - and a surfeit of pudding.
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