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Modern Revolutions in Latin America

After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-present), Chile (1970-73), Grenada (1979-1983), Nicaragua (1979-1990) and Venezuela (1998-present). In addressing themes like popular culture, women revolutionaries, internationalism, imperialism, neo-colonialism and indigenous societies, the course will integrate poetry, novel, music and... [More]
$232 Limited inc GST / $209
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

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$38 Limited inc GST / $34
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST / $34
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST / $34
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST / $34
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST / $34
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST / $34
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...
$38 Limited inc GST / $34
Modern Revolutions in Latin America

<p>After an overview of Latin American independence struggles, we examine the history and influence of 7 iconic revolutions in chronological order: Mexico (1910-1920), Bolivia (1952), Cuba (1959-

...

The Public and Private Lives of America's Founding Fathers

In 1776, 56 men from 12 of the 13 American colonies signed the Declaration of Independence, and created a new nation. Only a few of these are well-known, even in the United States, but they had very varied backgrounds and personalities. Many were slave owners, some were property developers, some financial speculators, several went bankrupt, and one died in jail. This short course will look at the public and private lives of some of the more prominent or colourful of these men – and... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
The Public and Private Lives of America's Founding Fathers

In 1776, 56 men from 12 of the 13 American colonies signed the Declaration of Independence, and created a new nation. Only a few of these are well-known, even in the United States, but they had very

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Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement 1945-1965

Women leaders of the Civil Rights Movement had to battle the male leaders to be heard in the public arena. The most esteemed of the male leaders seemed unconvinced that women had the civil right to lead and speak. The courage and competence of the women leaders has been the subject of recent scholarship which highlights the roles played by both black and white women, including Eartha Kitt, Lena Horne and Viola Liuzzo who was shot by the Ku Klux Klan in 1965 in Alabama. Her life was... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement 1945-1965

<p>Women leaders of the Civil Rights Movement had to battle the male leaders to be heard in the public arena. The most esteemed of the male leaders seemed unconvinced that women had the civil right to

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One Giant Leap for Mankind: The 1969 Moon Landing

The moon landing thrilled the world in July 1969. NASA’s Apollo 11 Mission was beamed around the world to over 600 million TV viewers. A Saturn V rocket launched the spacecraft from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida on Wednesday 16th July 1969. Neil Armstrong was the first human to walk on the moon when he alighted from the Eagle on the 20th July, fifty years ago. The trio of astronauts successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on 24th July after an 8 day journey into space... [More]
$49 Limited inc GST
One Giant Leap for Mankind: The 1969 Moon Landing

<p>The moon landing thrilled the world in July 1969. NASA’s Apollo 11 Mission was beamed around the world to over 600 million TV viewers. A Saturn V rocket launched the spacecraft from the Kennedy

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Into the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The first three industrial revolutions were powered by steam (1700s-1800s), electricity (late 1800s and early 1900s) and transistors (late 1900s). We are now entering a new era powered by complex technologies including artificial intelligence, robotics, quantum computing and biotechnology. What effect are these shifts having on jobs, on democracy and government, and even on what it means to be human? SUGGESTED READING Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari COURSE OUTLINE The first three... [More]
$75 Limited inc GST / $68
Into the Fourth Industrial Revolution

<p>The first three industrial revolutions were powered by steam (1700s-1800s), electricity (late 1800s and early 1900s) and transistors (late 1900s). We are now entering a new era powered by complex

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Shaping History: Ten Famous Spies

Visit the secret world of ten famous spies. All of whom shaped history. Mata Hari and the Austrian spy Alfred Redl; the Red spies in the ‘Manhattan Project’; British double agent Kim Philby; the ‘Stasi’ spy Günter Guillaume, and more. COURSE OUTLINE Introduction, Mata Hari Alfred Redl, Cicero Richard Sorge, Klaus Fuchs, The Rosenbergs Kim Philby, Christine Keeler, The Profumo Affair Günter Guillaume, Rudolf Abel PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of this course, students should... [More]
$166 Limited inc GST / $149
Shaping History: Ten Famous Spies

<p>Visit the secret world of ten famous spies. All of whom shaped history. Mata Hari and the Austrian spy Alfred Redl; the Red spies in the ‘Manhattan Project’; British double agent Kim Philby; the ‘

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The Tiananmen Square Protests - 30 Years On

The 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests, known in China as the June 4th Incident, were student-led demonstrations that formed part of a popular national movement called the '89 Democracy Movement, which sought freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and a more democratic and accountable government. In this course, we will examine the social, economic and political factors that gave rise to the '89 Democracy Movement; the Tiananmen Square Protests and their tragic aftermath; and the... [More]
$20 Limited inc GST
The Tiananmen Square Protests - 30 Years On

<p>The 1989 Tiananmen Square Protests, known in China as the June 4th Incident, were student-led demonstrations that formed part of a popular national movement called the '89 Democracy Movement, which

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William Adams: The First Englishman in Japan

William Adams was an English pilot and navigator who in the employ of the Dutch East India Company reached Japan in 1600. Jesuit missionaries sought to have the 23 survivors executed but the local Daimo, Ieyasu, later shogun of Japan, spared them. Adams over time became a key advisor to Ieyasu and supervised the first ship built in Japan to western designs. Later he played a key part in Japan’s approval for the establishment of trading factories for the Netherlands and England.... [More]
$38 Limited inc GST
William Adams: The First Englishman in Japan

<p>William Adams was an English pilot and navigator who in the employ of the Dutch East India Company reached Japan in 1600. Jesuit missionaries sought to have the 23 survivors executed but the local

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Celebrating Woodstock: 50 Years On

Woodstock started it all. We look at the music, the people and the culture as we celebrate its 50th anniversary. [More]
$49 Limited inc GST
Celebrating Woodstock: 50 Years On

Woodstock started it all. We look at the music, the people and the culture as we celebrate its 50th anniversary.

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