London: A Short History, Part I (DVD Course)
Throughout its extensive and fascinating history, London helped to shape many of the most influential political, cultural and economic institutions alive in Western civilization today. Watch Oxford-trained historian and Professor at Loyola University Chicago, Robert Bucholz walk you through this great city’s history, from its beginnings as a Roman outpost in the 1st century C.E. to its current role as a global hub. Understand not only the broad cultural trends of each period, but how they impacted the sights, the sounds and day to day life experienced by those who lived there. Prepare to be captivated and discover new insights. View a recording of a lecture, follwed by lively discussion with fellow classmates. Part I covers the beginning of London to the time of Shakespeare.
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