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World History Courses

World History

Explore the history of the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, the Pacific and the East. From Chinese revolutions to Indian emancipation to American independence to African nationhood, there is so much to discover. Meet intriguing people like Castro, Ghandi and Mandela, witness the bloody battles that changed nations like the Vietnam War, the American Civil War and Rwandan Genocide; and examine major turning points like the atomic bomb, the Suez and Panama Canals and landing on the moon.


F2F ONL

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$43 Limited inc GST

Japan - Kochi and Ehime Discovery

<p>Kochi and Ehime Prefectures are where sparklingly clear rivers and streams wind slowly and circuitously from mountains through verdant valleys to the shimmering Pacific Ocean. The population is

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$43 Limited inc GST

Japan - Kochi and Ehime Discovery

<p>Kochi and Ehime Prefectures are where sparklingly clear rivers and streams wind slowly and circuitously from mountains through verdant valleys to the shimmering Pacific Ocean. The population is

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F2F ONL

Available Classes

$43 Limited inc GST

The Race for Everest

<p>After successful expeditions to the North and South poles, a race began to see who would be the first to reach the summit of Everest, the so-called “third pole”. The story is part boys’ own

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F2F ONL

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$52 Limited inc GST

Heat, History and Hummus: On the Crusader Trail in the Holy Land

<p>When travelling to the Holy Land on business, the lecturer found themself on a parallel pilgrimage in pursuit of the crusades. They saw more battlefields than balance sheets and swapped franking

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F2F ONL

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$33 Limited inc GST

Naming and Shaming - the Politics and the Law

<p>Imagine if you were falsely accused of shoplifting and your friends, family and employer found out about the accusation. Your life would be badly damaged, and for a worse crime, ruined. In

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F2F ONL

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$120 Limited inc GST / $108

Key Battles of the Western World and their Impact on Western Civilisation

<p>The lecture aims to analyse not only the background to key strategic battles but also the impact these had on the direction of the structure of Western Civilisation and conversely how outside

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F2F ONL

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$33 Limited inc GST

Two "Gates" - Two Case Studies in the Abuses of Power

<p>Watergate 1972-1974 USA and Partygate UK 2020-2022 have much in common. Richard Nixon was the first American President to resign in 1974 after he could no longer sustain the fallout from the

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F2F ONL

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$72 Limited inc GST

The Art and Identity of Palestinian Clothing - From the Bronze Age Until Now

<p>Explore the traditional clothing of Palestine and how the cut of its robes and the ornament of its embroidery express the history of a region from at least the Late Bronze Age until now. The

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F2F ONL

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$33 Limited inc GST

The Spies Who Stole the Secrets of Oppenheimer's Bomb

<p>By the end of World War II, Stalin's spies had delivered the secrets of the atomic bomb to the Kremlin. This accelerated Moscow's bomb project. When the Soviets detonated their first atomic weapon

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