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Read On! A General Booklist

Selection of new history books Herod the Great Martin Goodman An African History of Africa Zeinab Badawi Beyond the Wall...

Lockdown Lecture Synopsis for 20 May

CHRISTIAN & MOSLEM ENLIGHTENMENT Terms Definitions & Lecture's Argument Western ideas of superiority Above belief challenged by World...

THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE: The First Part

Lockdown Lecture Mon 29 April Hollywood Blockbuster Opening! Who were the Ottomans? Gradual creation of an Euro-Asian Empire The great...

Synopsis for Lockdown Wed 24 April

The Rise and Fall of The Byzantine Empire Founding of Constantinople on site of older Byzantium Fall of Western Roman Empire, Survival of...

Synopsis for Lockdown Lecture. 15 April

From the The Rise of Islam to the Crusading Centuries The Pre Islamic Arabs Origins-Language-Tribal Societies- Attitude of Byzantines and...

Roman Palestine

Welcome to this first lecture in a new series looking at Jewish and Arab histories Roman Palestine Rome and Jerusalem A very brief...

Synopsis for Lockdown 18/3

'Victory' in The Cold War creates its own problems The Wall Falls The End of History? A New Cold War Multiple players America, Russia,...

Synopsis for Lockdown lecture on 4.3.24

The American Dream and LBJ's Great Society The Puritans of the 17th century are the first to dream The Founding Fathers set the dream...

Not so Neutral: 1939-41

In the American Series on Lockdown, 15th January SYNOPSIS Setting the Scene - On both sides of The Atlantic War Comes to Europe, 1939 War...

FDR and The New Deal

Lockdown lecture in American Series for Monday 8 January SYNOPSIS The Thirties and The Depression Years Not solely an American crisis...

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