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  • Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: US Capitol

    Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record?

    By Shontavia Johnson

    When the President deletes a tweet, he's wiping out material of value to historians. Potentially. Shontavia...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Feb 2017

  • Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record?

    Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: US Capitol
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Feb 2017
    When the President deletes a tweet, he's wiping out material of value to historians. Potentially. Shontavia Johnson explains what's at risk.
  • How do historians know about the past? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    How do historians know about the past?

    How do historians know about the past? What are primary and secondary sources? Find out with our short...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2016

  • How do historians know about the past?

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    How do historians know about the past? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Oct 2016
    How do historians know about the past? What are primary and secondary sources? Find out with our short animations. 
  • The Real Wonder Women Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    The Real Wonder Women

    By Dr Gill Kirkup, The OpenLearn team

    Take a look at 60 of the world's most influential and pioneering women over the past 100 years.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jul 2016

  • The Real Wonder Women

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    The Real Wonder Women Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jul 2016
    Take a look at 60 of the world's most influential and pioneering women over the past 100 years.
  • The rural dimension – rundale in the West of Ireland Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    The rural dimension – rundale in the West of Ireland

    By Dr Pat Jess, Dr Ruth McManus, Dr Jenny Meegan, Dr Philip O'Sullivan

    The rundale system once governed how farmland was distributed between tenants in Ireland. It supposedly died out...

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    Updated on:

    30 Mar 2016

  • The rural dimension – rundale in the West of Ireland

    The rural dimension – rundale in the West of Ireland Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Updated 30 Mar 2016
    The rundale system once governed how farmland was distributed between tenants in Ireland. It supposedly died out in the 19th century, but this was not...
  • Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com

    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...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Nov 2015

  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Nov 2015
    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For Remembrance Day, here's a collection of...
  • The History of Money

    Where did money come from? How did people trade before inventing money? Was it a masterstroke or madness (or both) to let banks create money? ...

    By The iTunes U team

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    Video

    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Nov 2015

  • The History of Money

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    The History of Money Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 05 Nov 2015
    Where did money come from? How did people trade before inventing money? Was it a...
  • Daughters of Spain timeline

    By Dr Inma Álvarez

    Meet some of Spain’s extraordinary women through the centuries in this interactive timeline.

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    Activity

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Oct 2015

  • Daughters of Spain timeline

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Oct 2015
    Meet some of Spain’s extraordinary women through the centuries in this interactive timeline.
  • Ireland with Simon Reeve Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Ireland with Simon Reeve

    Ireland with Simon Reeve explores the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in a new two-part series for BBC Two.

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    TV Programme

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Oct 2015

  • Ireland with Simon Reeve

    Ireland with Simon Reeve Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 26 Oct 2015
    Ireland with Simon Reeve explores the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in a new two-part series for BBC Two.
  • Canals: The Making of a Nation - Find out more Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © BBC

    Canals: The Making of a Nation - Find out more

    Find out more about how the history of canals shaped a nation's financial system, workers' rights and civil...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Aug 2015

  • Canals: The Making of a Nation - Find out more

    Canals: The Making of a Nation - Find out more Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Aug 2015
    Find out more about how the history of canals shaped a nation's financial system, workers' rights and civil engineering.
  • After Waterloo: What happened next? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Bibliothèque Nationale de France

    After Waterloo: What happened next?

    After the collapse of Napoleon's army two hundred years ago, what happened next? We catch up with the news from July...

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    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jul 2015

  • After Waterloo: What happened next?

    After Waterloo: What happened next? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Bibliothèque Nationale de France
    Introductory level Updated 01 Jul 2015
    After the collapse of Napoleon's army two hundred years ago, what happened next? We catch up with the news from July 3rd, 1715

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    MA History part 2

    Course Course
    MA History part 2 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    MA History part 2is primarily focused on the planning and writing of a...

    The making of Welsh history

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 07 Sep 2017
    This module explores themes that have shaped the British Isles, from medieval...

    MA Music part 2

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 21 Sep 2017
    This module is the second part of the MA in Music. You will explore three main...

    MA Art History part 1

    Course Course
    MA Art History part 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 21 Sep 2017
    The purpose of this module is to build on your existing knowledge of art history...

    International development: making sense of a changing world

    Course Course
    International development: making sense of a changing world Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jul 2017 Register by 07 Sep 2017
    In this interdisciplinary module you'll cover key areas of international...
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