20th Century European History - Part 2

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20th Century European History - Part 2: The aim of this 6 week course is to go into Twentieth Century European history in further depth, tackling issues that have been raised in the previous course but also considering new theories and historical ideas. We will focus on specific key periods as well as the people and ideologies that shaped them. Each week we will look at events right across the continent from a mixture of social, cultural, political and economic historic standpoints in order to give a broader flavour and help us understand how these formed Europe as it is today. ? The Sick man of Europe – The Ottoman Empire, WWI and the birth of modern Turkey ? After the Revolution 1918-1929: Communist Russia and the struggle for power after Lenin ? Nazi Germany 1933–45: Germany during the war & how Hitler kept power through to destruction ? The Battle for Memory in Francoist Spain 1939-75 ? Europe Eclipsed – the ends of European Empire ? The fall of Yugoslavia 1980-1999: The curse of Nationalism & Europe’s return to genocide Any additional course information can be asked through our course information lines. Informal. There are no official assessments for this course

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The course will bring up many themes and so requires a reasonable level of English, although no previous knowledge of the topics or history in general is needed. Please do note that some students will have studied Part I and will be more aware of the background to certain of the areas of history. Other history courses taught at the college, including further studies in European History, the Romans, the history of the USA, Victorian England, Decolonisation and a range of one-off lectures. A vast range of philosophy courses are also on offer for those wishing to understand some of the ideas behind the events that shaped history. For those wishing to go onto university, there is Access to Humanities which will broaden your historical knowledge academically. There are no additional costs with this course due to its leisure study nature. However, students may wish to read books or watch documentaries at home in their own time to broaden their knowledge and provide discussion points.

Course reference: C02056192001 (use this when contacting provider)

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Start Date: Tue 05th November 2019


Richmond, TW9 2RE


7:00pm - 9:00pm


6 weeks


Part time evening


No Qualification



From: £90

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by Neville - October 2017

Started career as cartoonist Eagle Girl Robin and drawing live telling stories BBC/ITV childrens progs. before becoming music entertainment staff producer. So it was with trepidation started once more with Life classes at RACC.very rusty seeing all the faults. however tutor is marvellous very accomodating allowing freedom introducing different approaches showing various artist's style etc. and easy with everyone giving simple help and advice. Continuing and also going to try the Portraiture class. Richmond College is excellent.

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