Rebellions Around the World WEA Sydney

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Rebellions Around the World

<p>Wherever power builds walls, resistance will push through the cracks. Wherever an empire – British, Roman, French, or any other – oppresses and exploits, someone, somehow will rebel, even unto

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Wherever power builds walls, resistance will push through the cracks. Wherever an empire – British, Roman, French, or any other – oppresses and exploits, someone, somehow will rebel, even unto death. Join us in a brief survey of just some of the dramatic revolutions that have spilt blood and razed fortresses over the centuries to see if we can find patterns in the causes, the ignition points, and the ways the victors behaved in the aftermath. And as the smoke blows away in the evening, where are the heroes, who are the villains?

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face / Online

COURSE OUTLINE

  • 73AD Siege of Masada
  • 1381 Peasants’ Revolt
  • 1789 French Revolution
  • 1791 Haitian Revolution
  • 1854 Indian Mutiny
  • 1916 Easter Rising

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Describe each of the events
  2. Evaluate the causes, victors, and consequences
  3. Assess the significance of each rebellion
  4. Discuss the patterns that emerge by comparing these rebellions

Jo Henwood

Grad Dip Mus St, M Cult Her
Jo Henwood, BA (Libr Sc), Tourism III Cert, Grad Dip Mus St, Grad Cert (Gifted Ed), M Cult Her, has done most of her teaching outside schools - museum education, gifted education, tour guiding,...