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  • Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix Creative commons image Icon aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    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

    Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix Creative commons image Icon aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    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: 1915 - A wish deferred Creative commons image Icon Aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    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

    Christmas at war: 1915 - A wish deferred Creative commons image Icon Aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    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.
  • Blitz: The Bombs That Changed Britain Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Richard Gillespie - Wall to Wall media Ltd

    Blitz: The Bombs That Changed Britain

    During the blitz over four hundred and fifty thousand bombs rained down on Britain - how did they shape our future?

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Nov 2017

  • Blitz: The Bombs That Changed Britain

    Blitz: The Bombs That Changed Britain Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Richard Gillespie - Wall to Wall media Ltd
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 29 Nov 2017
    During the blitz over four hundred and fifty thousand bombs rained down on Britain - how did they shape our future?
  • Syria, Spitsbergen and Seeds Creative commons image Icon Flickr under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Nov 2017

  • Syria, Spitsbergen and Seeds

    Syria, Spitsbergen and Seeds Creative commons image Icon Flickr under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2017
    How are the civil war in Syria, the remote Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, and the future of the world’s food supplies connected? 
  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Nov 2017

  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War?

    How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Nov 2017
    A meeting at a convalescence hospital brought together three men whose war poetry shaped how we view the First World War.
  • 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:

    08 Nov 2017

  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Nov 2017
    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...
  • How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel Guerra
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Aug 2017

  • How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region

    How Trump's 'fire and fury' threatens to destabilise the Asian Pacific region Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel Guerra
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Aug 2017
    Donald Trump's strongman rhetoric in the face of North Korean provocations is a risk for the whole region, believes Genevieve Hohnen.
  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips

    Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman concludes the series by describing how the country came to the very brink of defeat.
  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips

    Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the First World War.
  • Britain's Great War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War

    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War

    Britain's Great War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
    Introductory level Updated 20 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.

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  • How do empires work?

    How are empires ruled? How do military, economic, logistic and cultural constructs combine to create 'systems of empire'? This free course, How do...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jan 2016

  • How do empires work?

    How do empires work?
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 19 Jan 2016
    How are empires ruled? How do military, economic, logistic and cultural constructs...

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    Europe 1914-1989: war, peace, modernity

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module will give you an overview of Europe's twentieth-century history. It...
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