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Spring 2018

F302 - Making It in America: the McClellan Family and the Long Road from Ulster to Alabama
            - Instructor: John Carter  
       Class 1: Notes for PA&NJ [DOCX]    

F305 - A Tour of the Service Academies - Instructor: Jim Dunphy 
       Class 1 [PPTX]  [PDF]  
       Class 2 [PPTX]  [PDF]  
       Class 3 [PPTX]  [PDF]  
       Class 4 [PPTX]  [PDF]  

F306 - The Great War: A Long Shadow Over the 20th Century, Part 1 - Instructor: Bernie Oppel 
       Slides [PDF]   

R316 - The Frontiersmen, Part 2 - Instructor: Jim Anderson
       Boone Lecture Acquisitions Map [JPG] 
       Boone Lecture Wilderness Road Map [PNG] 
       Boone Lecture, Map Boone Homestead in NC [JPG] 
       Carson Lecture Map Kearny trail to Cal [JPG] 
       Carson Lecture Map Navajo Long Walk [GIF] 
       Carson Lecture Map Oregon & Cal Trails [JPG] 
       Carson Lecture Map Fremont Expeditions [GIF] 
       Crockett Lecture Alamo Texas Map [JPG] 
       Crockett Lecture Map USA settlement 1787 [JPG] 

R317 - Jerusalem’s Holy Sites: History and Controversy - Instructor: Allan H. Goodman 
       Lecture 1 [PDF] 
       Lecture 2 [PDF] 
       Lecture 3 [PDF] 
      
L320 - Intelligence in the Civil War, Part 2 - Instructor: Jim Anderson
       Lecture #1 Mosby heritage map 2 [JPG] 
       Lecture #3 Chancellorsville Map 1 Hooker's Plan [PNG] 
       Lecture #2 Map Battle of South Mountain [DOCX] 
       Lecture #3 Chancellorsville Map 2 [JPG] 
       Lecture #3 Chancellorsville Map 3 [JPG] 
       Lecture #3 Chancellorsville Map 4 [JPG] 
       Lecture #4 Gettysburg Map Battle Day 1 [PNG] 
       Lecture #4 Gettysburg Map Battle Day 2 [PNG] 
       Lecture #4 Gettysburg Map Battle Day 3 [PNG] 
       Lecture #4 Gettysburg Map Campaign Overview [PNG]       

Winter 2018

F302 - South Africa’s Transition from Apartheid to Democracy: Miracle or Nightmare?
              - Coordinator: Kathleen Burns 
       Talk on Transition - Outline of Talk [DOCX]      Timeline [DOCX]   

L306 - Intelligence in the Civil War, Part 1 - Instructor: Jim Anderson 
       Lecture #1 Outline [DOC]  
       Lecture #2 Outline [DOC]  
       Lecture #3 Outline [DOCX]  
       Lecture #4 Outline [DOCX]  

Fall 2017

F303 - The Lion’s Final Roar: Winston Churchill, 1945-1965 - Instructor: Douglas Hottel 
       Bibliography [DOCX]  
       Slides [PPTX]  

F310 - The History of Unions - Instructor: Jim Dunphy 
       Class 1 [PPTX]  [PDF]  
       Class 2 [PPTX]  [PDF]  
       Class 3 [PPTX]  [PDF]  
       Class 4 [PPTX]  [PDF]  
       Bibliography [DOCX]  

R312 - The Frontiersmen, Part 1 - Instructor: Jim Anderson 
       Lecture #2 - Rogers   French   NY Lakes Region Map   St. Francis Raid Map 
       Lecture #3 - Morgan  Cowpens Battle Map   Map march to Quebec   Map southern campaign battles
       Lecture #4 - Kenton   Map Clark attacks Kaskaskia   Map Ohio Country   Map Kentucky settlements
             Map of Backcountry Settlements       
       Lecture #5 - Tecumseh   Ft. Greenville Treaty lands   Tecumseh's War   Map NW Territory 1787  
       Bibliography [DOCX]  

L314 - Seventy Five Years Ago - Instructor: Jim Kelly 
       The Home Front [PDF] 

L318 - Loyalists in the American Revolution - Instructor: Beth Lambert 
       Class 1 [PPTX]  
       Class 2 [PPTX]         

Spring 2017

F301 - The Frontiersmen, Part 2 - Instructor: Jim Anderson
       Crockett - Alamo layout [JPG] 
       Maps: Boone Kentucky Settlements [JPG]     Navajo Long Walk [GIF]    
            Carson Fremont Expeditions [GIF]     Carson Kearny Trail to California [JPG] 

F305 - Where Have All the Soldiers Gone? Transformation of 20th Century Europe - Instructor: Bernie Oppel 
       Bibliography [DOCX] [PDF]    

F309 - Arlington House - Instructor: Linda Cunningham Goldstein 
       Custis Lee Family Links [ODT] [PDF]   

R313 - The British Side of the American Revolution - Instructor: Beth Lambert  
       British Side of the American Revolution [PPTX]  

L315 - The Internment of Japanese-Americans During World War II - Instructor: Robert Finkelstein 
       Internment of Japanese Americans [PDF] 

Winter 2017

F303 - New Mexico: Past, Present, Future - Coordinator: Kathleen Burns 
       The Past - Richard Stillson [PPTX] [PDF]  (LARGE FILES) 

F304 - Building America: The Pursuit of Land from 1607-1893 - Instructor: John C. Carter
       Class 1 - Notes [DOC] [PDF] 
       Class 2 - Notes [DOC] [PDF]   
       Class 3 - Notes [DOC] [PDF]   

L309 - Two Brothers from Ohio: Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machine - Instructor: Mark Weinstein 
       The Wright Brothers [PPTX] [PDF]  

Fall 2016

F301 - The Frontiersmen - Instructor: Jim Anderson       
       Lecture 1 - Turner Thesis Map [JPEG]    Rogers French Map [GIF]
                NY Lakes Region Map [JPG]    St.Francis Raid Map [JPG]  
       Lecture 2 - Rogers  French Map [GIF]   NY Lakes Region Map [JPG]    St.Francis Raid Map [JPG]  
       Lecture 3 - Morgan  Southern Campaign Battles [JPG]    March to Quebec [PNG]
                Cowpens Battle [JPEG]    Saratoga Battle [JPG]
       Lecture 4 - Kenton  Wilderness Road [PNG]   Backcountry [GIF]
                NW Territory 1787 [JPEG]   Ohio Country [PNG]
       Lecture 5 - Tecumseh's War Map [JPEG]   Transappalachian West [JPG]

F304 - Building America: The Pursuit of Land from 1607-1893 - Instructor: John C. Carter 
       Class 1 - Notes [DOC] [PDF] 

F305/L321 - The Elections of Our Youth: Theodore White and The Making of the President Series
             - Instructor: Greg Cleva 
       Election of 1960 - Part A  [PPTX] [PDF]      Part B  [PPT] [PDF]  
       Election of 1964 - [PPTX] [PDF] 
       Election of 1972 - [PPTX] [PDF]   

F308 - The Silk Road: The Gobi Desert and Beyond - Instructor: Robert Springer  
       1. SR Title Page, Schedule [PDF]  
       2. Significance [PDF]  
       3. SR Map Large Scale [PDF]  
       4. Map - name, country [PDF]  
       5. Terms & Names [PDF]  
       6. Poetry [PDF]  
       7. Women [PDF]  
       8. Short List of Silk Road Books [PDF]  

R315 - History of the Supreme Court - Instructor: Ben Gold
       Presentation [PPTX] [PDF]   
      
L317 - The Black Death - Instructor: Stephanie Campbell 
       Lecture 1 - Disease and History [PPTX] 14MB  [PDF] 1.6MB 

Summer 2016

R311 - Intelligence in the Civil War, Part 2 - Instructor: Jim Anderson 
       Lecture 1 [DOC] [PDF] 
       Lecture 2 [DOC] [PDF] 
       Lecture 3 [DOC] [PDF] 
       Lecture 4 [DOC] [PDF] 

Spring 2016

F302 - The Silk Road: Golden Journey to Samarkand - Instructor: Robert Springer 
       Slides [PDF]      
       Zenobia [PDF]  

F303 - American Social and Cultural History - Instructor: William Reader 
       Class 1 [PPTX] [PDF]   

F305 - The Course of Modern German History - Instructor: Bernie Oppel
       Reading List [DOCX] [PDF]     

L313 - The British Side of the American Revolution - Instructor: Beth Lambert 
       Schedule [DOCX] [PDF]        
       Readings [DOCX] [PDF]       

Winter 2016

R303 - The Great War: Imperfect Peace and Revolution in Russia - Instructor: Bernie Oppel 
       Selected Bibliography [DOCX] [PDF]      

R304 - Internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II - Instructor: Robert Finkelstein 
       Course slides [PDF] 

R307 - Intelligence in the Civil War - Instructor: Jim Anderson 
       Lecture 1 [DOC] [PDF]      
       Lecture 2 [DOC] [PDF]      
       Lecture 3 [DOCX] [PDF]      

L308 - Two Brothers from Ohio - Instructor: Mark Weinstein
       Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machine [PPTX] [PDF]    

Fall 2015

F301 - Russia and the “Lands Between” - Instructor: Bernie Oppel 
       Reading List [DOCX] [PDF]     

F303 - The British Side of the American Revolution - Instructor: Beth Lambert 
       Syllabus [DOCX] [PDF]     
       Suggested Readings [DOCX] [PDF]      
       Selections from Samuel Johnson [DOC] [PDF]      
       From Edmund Burke [DOCX] [PDF]   

F304 - Winston Spencer Churchill: Faithful But Unfortunate - Doug Hottel 
       Bibliography [DOCX] [PDF]   

F305 - The Silk Road: Golden Journey - Instructor: Robert Springer
       Presentation Slides [PDF] 

F307 - Travelogue on Virginia - Instructor: Ken Plum 
       Attractions and Destinations [DOCX] [PDF]        
       Richmond-Tidewater [DOCX] [PDF]       
       Eastern Shore-Northern Neck [DOCX] [PDF]       

F308 - A History of American Politics - From ‘Factions’ to Attack Ads - Instructor: William Reader
       Class 1 - [PPTX] [PDF]    
       Class 2 - [PPTX] [PDF]    
       Class 3 - [PPTX] [PDF]    
       Class 4 - [PPTX] [PDF]    
       Class 5 - [PPTX] [PDF]    
       Class 6 - [PPTX] [PDF]    
       Class 7 - [PPTX] [PDF]    
       Class 8 - [PPTX] [PDF]    

L315 - Issues and Politics in the Civil War - Instructor: Robert Finkelstein 
       Lesson 1 - How Did We Get There [PDF]  
       Lesson 2 - 1846 to 1860 [PDF]    
       Lesson 3 - 1861 to 1862 [PDF]    
       Lesson 4 - 1863 to 1864 [PDF]    
       Lesson 5 - 1865 [PDF]   Text of Lincoln Portrait [PDF]   

Summer 2015

F307 - The Internment of Japanese-Americans During World War II - Instructor: Robert Finkelstein
       June 18 Slides [PDF] 
       Internment [PDF]  

Spring 2015

L315 - Strange War Department Projects at Home and Overseas in WWII - Instructor: Raoul Drapeau 
       Alaska at War [PDF]   
       WWII Wonder Weapons [PDF] 

Winter 2015

F303/L311 - Custer and Crazy Horse: Exploring the Battle of Little Bighorn - Instructor: Ephriam D. Dickson III
       Overview of events leading to the 1876 battle.
           Video: Jan 20 class [LINK] Passcode=3384, starts at 7:38.
       Background - The Army, Participants; The Battle Begins.
          
Video: Feb 3 class [LINK] Passcode=3384, starts at 2:45.
       Reno's Force; Battlefield Archeology.  
           Video: Feb 10 class [LINK] Passcode=3384, starts at 4:55. 

F304 - Blasts from the Past - Instructor: Douglas W. Hottel
       BIBLIOGRAPHY [DOCX] [PDF] 

F306 - The Great War: Imperfect Peace and Revolution in Russia - Instructor: Bernie Oppel 
       SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY [DOCX] [PDF] 

R309 - Loyalism in the American Revolution - Instructor: Beth Lambert 
       Course information and schedule [DOCX] [PDF]   
       Select Bibliography [DOCX] [PDF] 

Fall 2014

F301 - Films of the Great War, Part 3 - Instructor: Bernie Oppel
       ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1979 edition) [DOCX] 
          Remarque Bio Material [DOCX] 
       GALLIPOLI Synopsis [DOCX] 
PATHS OF GLORY 1917 synopsis [DOCX] 
       STOSSTRUPP  synopsis [DOCX] 
       THE LIGHTHORSEMEN Synopsis [DOCX] 
       WAR HORSE Synopsis [DOCX] 

F302 - Issues and Politics in the Civil War - Instructor: Robert Finkelstein
       The Civil War - Lesson 1 [PDF]    
       Lesson 2 - 1846 to 1860 [PDF]    
       Lesson 3 1861 - 1862 [PDF]    
       Lesson 4 - 1863 - 1864 [PDF]       
       Lesson 5 - 1865 [PDF]    
       Texas v. White [PDF]    

F303 - 1066, The Norman Conquest - Instructors: Carl Baxter, Judy Baxter, Wendy Campbell
       Bibliography [PDF]    

F306 - The China-Burma-India Theatre in World War II - Instructor: Donald Bishop
       China Reviews [DOCX] 
       China Youth Daily interview [DOCX] 
       Nested Egg [DOCX] 

F308 - Getting from Here to There: Transportation Innovations that Changed History
              - Instructor: Bill Reader  [Note: PDF files download and open faster.]
       Class 1  [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 2  [PPTX] [PDF]    
       Class 3  [PPTX]  
       Class 4  [PPTX]  
       Class 5  [PPTX]  
       Class 6  [PPTX]  
       Class 7  [PPTX]  

F309 - Loyalism in the American Revolution - Instructor: Beth Lambert 
       Course Information [DOCX]   
       Select Bibliography [DOCX]   

L320 - History of America in 101 Objects - Instructor: Mark Weinstein  
       Part 1 of 8 parts [PDF]          
       Part 2 of 8 parts [PDF]          
       Part 3 of 8 parts [PDF]      
       Part 4 of 8 parts [PDF]       
       Part 5 of 8 parts [PDF]        
       Part 6 of 8 parts [PDF]       
       Part 7 of 8 parts [PDF]        
       Part 8 of 8 parts [PDF]   

Summer 2014

R310 - Famous Trials, Part 1 - Instructor: Ben Gold  
       The Trial of Socrates [DOCX] [PDF]    
       The Trial of Galileo [DOCX] [PDF]     

Spring 2014

F303 - Margaret Thatcher: The PM That Mattered - Instructor: Douglas Hottel
       Sources [DOCX] [PDF]  
       Slides [PPTX] [PDF]  

F309 - Classic Films of the American West - Instructor: Bernie Oppel
       Course Outline [DOCX] [PDF]  
       HOMBRE [DOCX] [PDF]  
       SERGEANT RUTLEDGE [DOCX] [PDF]  
       THE SEARCHERS [DOCX] [PDF]  
       VALDEZ IS COMING [DOCX] [PDF] 
       ULZANA'S RAID [DOCX] [PDF]    

L313 - World War II: Its Origins, Course and Consequences - Instructor: William Reader
       Class 1 [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 2 [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 3 [PPT] [PDF]   
       Class 4 [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 5 [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 6 [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 7 [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 8 [PPTX] [PDF]   

Winter 2014

F305 - WW II: German Battleships and Birth of the Atomic Age - Instructor: Alan McKie
       ATOMIC AGE REDUX [PDF]   

R308 - The Battle of Britain
       The Battle of Britain: Mankind’s Finest Hour [PPTX] [PDF]   

L309 - Engineers of Victory in World War II, Part 2 - Instructor: Mark Weinstein
       Winning Command of the Air. The Battle of Britain [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Stopping a Blitzkrieg [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Seizing an Enemy-held Shore - Technology [PPTX] [PDF]   
          Invasion of Normandy (Photos-6MB) [PPS]    
       Defeating the Tyranny of Distance in the Pacific [PDF]   

Fall 2013

F301 - Disunited We Stand - The Tortuous Road to Victory
       Sources [DOCX] [PDF]    

F302 - Films of the Great War, Part II - Instructor: Bernie Oppel
       Course Outline [DOCX] [PDF]  
       CAPITAINE CONAN Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]  
       MY BOY JACK Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]  
       THE LOST BATTALION Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]  
       ALL THE KING'S MEN Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]  
       LA GRANDE ILLUSION Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]  
       REGENERATION Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]    
       Siegfried Sassoon Poetry from World War I [DOCX] [PDF]    
       Wilfred Owen Poetry from World War I [DOCX] [PDF] 

F303 - World War II: Its Origins, Course and Consequences - Instructor: William Reader   
       Class 1D [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 2D [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 3D [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 4D [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 5D [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 6D [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 7D [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 8D [PPTX] [PDF]   

F307 - 1776 & the Revolution Within: The Struggle to Found a Nation - Instructor: Nick Timreck
       Course Syllabus [PDF]   
       First reading - A Year of Challenge - Bailyn [JSTOR link] 
       Second reading - Ideology and Nationalism... - Breen [JSTOR link

L320 - Memories of the Trojan War - Instructor: Diane Thompson
       Study guide [PDF] 

Summer 2013

L315 - Topics in Italian History - Instructor: Doug Foard
       Week 1 - Study Guide [DOCX] [PDF]  
       Week 2 - Study Guide [DOCX] [PDF]   Lecture Notes [DOCX] [PDF] 
       Week 3 - Study Guide [DOCX] [PDF]   Lecture Notes [DOCX] [PDF] 
       Week 4 - Study Guide [DOCX] [PDF]   Lecture Notes [DOCX] [PDF] 
       Week 5 - Study Guide [DOCX] [PDF]  
       Week 6 - Study Guide [DOCX] [PDF]   Lecture Notes [DOCX] [PDF] 

Spring 2013

F301 - Films of the Great War - Instructor: Bernie Oppel
       Course outline [DOCX] [PDF]    
       March 18, 25: All Quiet on the Western Front - Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF] 
          Bio material - Remarque  [DOCX] [PDF]    
       April 1: Paths of Glory - Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]    
          A Note on the Author [DOCX] [PDF]    
       April 8, 15: Joyeux Noel - Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]    
       April 22: Regeneration - Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]    
       April 29, May 6: Capitaine Conan - Synopsis [DOCX] [PDF]   
       Siegfried Sassoon: Poetry from World War I [DOCX] [PDF]        
       Wilfred Owen: Poetry from World War I [DOCX] [PDF]    
       Study questions [DOCX] [PDF]     

R307 - The English Civil War - Instructor: Beth Lambert  
       Verse: kings and queens of England [PDF]  

R308 - America between the World Wars - Instructor: William Reader
       Class 1  [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 2  [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 3  [PPTX] [PDF]   
       Class 4  [PPTX] [PDF]  
       Class 5  [PPTX] [PDF]  
       Class 6  [PPTX] [PDF]  

Winter 2013

F307 - The Battle of Britain - Instructor: Doug Hottel
       Battle of Britain - Sources [DOCX]
       Personal Stories Of The Battle Of Britain [DOCX] [PDF]  

R309 - The Tang Dynasty - Instructor: Tim Long
       The Tang Dynasty (Time Line) [DOCX]

Fall 2012

F309 - The English Civil War - Instructor: Beth Lambert
       Course handout [Word] [PDF]    

F311 - History of Communication Media - Instructor: Bill Reader 
       Class 1 - Writing [PDF] 
       Class 2 - Printing [PDF] 
       Class 3 - Telegraph & 19th C. Printing [PDF] 
       Class 4 - Telephone, Photography & Typewriter [PDF]  
       Class 5 - Movies [PDF] 
       Class 6 - Radio [PDF] 
       Class 7 - Television [PDF] 
       Class 8 - Computer & Internet [PDF] 

R312 - Special Operations during the Secret War in Laos - Instructor: Thomas L. Briggs
       Book List [DOCX] [PDF] 

R314 - Party Development in the United States - Instructor: Roger Brown
       Syllabus [PDF]  
       Oct 18 - Modern Party Systems Overview [PDF]  
         Legitimation and Maturing of Party [PDF]  
         First American Party System [PDF]  
       Oct 25 - Third Parties in a Two Party System [PDF]    
         Parties in Golden Age and Beyond [PDF] 
       Nov 1 - Recurrent Patterns in American Politics [PDF]  
       More files (large) at this link [Dropbox]  

Summer 2012

F308 - Russia Study Group - Moderator: Gordon Canyock
       Recommended sources for current events on Russia [Word] [PDF] 
       Russian alphabet [PDF]  

Spring 2012

L319 - The Great War - Instructor: Doug Foard
       Week 1 - Study Guide [PDF]
       Week 2 - Study Guide [PDF] 
       Week 3 - Study Guide [PDF]  
       Week 4 - Study Guide [PDF]  
       Week 5 - Study Guide [PDF]  
       Week 6 - Study Guide [PDF]  
       Week 7 - Study Guide [PDF] - Wilson's 14 Points [PDF]   
       Week 8 - Study Guide [PDF]   

Winter 2012

F301 The Burden of Victory: Postwar Europe - Instructor: Robert Webb
       Germany key dates [Word] [PDF]  
       Wartime Conferences [Word] [PDF]  
       Declaration Regarding the Defeat [Word] [PDF]  
       War crimes trials [Word] [PDF]  
       JCS 1067 [Word] [PDF]  
       Speech of Hope – Byrnes text [Word] [PDF]  
       Sovereignty and Unification [Word] [PDF]  
       Three Berlin Crises – The Airlift, the Wall and Checkpoint Charlie [Word] [PDF]  
       Webb handout text [Word] [PDF]  

F304 - World War II Along the Southern Shore of the Baltic Sea - Instructor: Ed Janusz
       Suggested Reading [Word] [PDF]  

F309 - Walls in the Age of Globalization - Instructors: Frank Schubert, Irene Schubert
       2,500 Years of Walls and Barriers [Word] [PDF]  

L313 - Transportation Innovations that Changed History - Instructor: Bill Reader
       Class 1 - Getting from here to there and back [PPT] [PDF] 
       Class 2 - Getting from here to there and back [PPT] [PDF] 
       Class 3 - Getting from here to there and back [PPT] [PDF] 
       Class 4 - Getting from here to there and back [PPT] [PDF] 

L315 - Colonialism in South Africa - Instructor: Tyler Soldat 
       Outline - Day 1 [Word] [PDF] 
       Timeline [Word] [PDF] 

Fall 2011

F305 - A History of American Politics - Instructor: William Reader
       Class 1 - From ‘Factions’ to Attack Ads [PDF]  
       Class 2 - From ‘Factions’ to Attack Ads [PDF]  
       Class 3 - From ‘Factions’ to Attack Ads [PDF]  
       Class 4 - From ‘Factions’ to Attack Ads [PDF]  
       Class 5 - From ‘Factions’ to Attack Ads [PDF]  
       Class 6 - From ‘Factions’ to Attack Ads [PDF]  
       Class 7 - From ‘Factions’ to Attack Ads [PDF]  
       Class 8 - From ‘Factions’ to Attack Ads [PDF]  

R312 - The U.S. Constitution - Instructor: John Johns
       Syllabus [PDF] 
       Political Ideologies and Interpretation [PDF] 
       The Constitution [PDF] 
       Constitution Interpretations, 2011 [PDF] 

L313 - Introduction to Ancient Rome - Instructor: Ray Beery
       Roman Culture [Word] [PDF] 

L315 - The Age of Victoria - Instructor: Doug Foard 
       Day by Day Itinerary - OLLI Trip to Great Britain, 2012 [PDF] 
          Reservation form [PDF]  
       Week 1 - Study Guide [PDF]  Lecture Notes [PDF]    
       Week 2 - Study Guide [PDF]  Lecture Notes [PDF]    
       Week 3 - Study Guide [PDF]  Lecture Notes [PDF]  
       Week 4 - Study Guide [PDF]  Lecture Notes [PDF]  
       Week 5 - Study Guide [PDF]  Lecture Notes [PDF] 
       Week 6 - Study Guide [PDF]  Lecture Notes [PDF]  
       Week 7 - Study Guide [PDF]  Lecture Notes [PDF]  
       Week 8 - Study Guide [PDF]  Lecture Notes [PDF]  

Summer 2011

F305 - Russia Study Group - Moderator: Gordon Canyock
     WEEK 1
       Taking Stock  [Word] [PDF]   
       Recommended sources for current events on Russia [Word] [PDF] 
       Week 1 - Notes [Word] [PDF]   
     WEEK 2
       Growing rumblings of discontent [PDF]  
       Putin's Opposition [PDF] 
       Putin's State of the Union [Word] [PDF] 
       Russia's unruly North Caucasus [PDF] 
       Terrorist Attacks in RU Timeline [PDF] 
       Alphabet [PDF] 
       Week 2 - Notes [Word] [PDF]   
     WEEK 3
       CIA World Factbook, Russian Economy (http://tinyurl.com/3anysy
       Danger of Economic Collapse (Johnstown Foundation, PDF
       Medvedev's Investor Charm Offensive (Bloomberg, PDF
       IMF Warns Russia (Financial Times, PDF
       How to Steal a Russian Airport (NYTimes, PDF
       O.E.C.D. Anti-Bribery Pact and Russia (NYTimes, PDF
       More RU Billionaires (Moscow Times, PDF
       Week 3 - Notes [Word] [PDF]   
     WEEK 4 
       CIA World Factbook, click on Military [http://tinyurl.com/3anysy]
       Georgia War (Strategic Studies Institute) [http://tinyurl.com/43zngpo]
       Ground Force Modernization (Strategic Studies Institute) [http://tinyurl.com/3g5nbsr]
       Beware of Arms Treaties (Heritage Foundation) [pdf] 
       West to have 80,000 cruise missiles by 2020 (RIA Novosti) [pdf] 
       Corruption in the Military (Jamestown Foundation) [pdf] 
       Red Army Gets Robbed (Strategy Page) [pdf] 
       Generals Sacked (RIA Novosti) [pdf]  
       Week 4 - Notes [Word] [pdf]   

L311 - Contemporary Russia - Instructor: Gordon Canyock
       Recommended sources for current events on Russia [Word] [PDF]   

Spring 2011

R307 - Confederate Invasions: The Union in Peril, Part 1 - Jim Anderson
       Lecture #1 Outline [Word] [PDF] 
       Lecture #2 Outline [Word] [PDF] 
       Lecture #3 Outline [Word] [PDF] 
       Lecture #4 Outline [Word] [PDF] 

L312 - Ancient Greece - Ray Beery
       Course summary [Word] [PDF]     
       Syllabus [Word] [PDF]     

Winter 2011

L312 - Greek and Roman Heritage - Ray Beery 
       Course outline [Word] [PDF]  
       Ancient Greek Civilization [Word] [PDF]  

L318 - The Jewish World of the 16th Century - Michael Leavitt 
       Part One [PDF]  
       Part Two [PDF]  

L321 - The Late Renaissance in Italy - Christine Contrada
       Slides - February 4 [PDF] 

Fall 2010

F303 - A Few Simple Things that Changed History - William Reader
       Week 1 - Wheat and Agriculture [PPT] [PDF] 
       Week 2 - Rice, Corn and Spices [PPT] [PDF] 
       Week 3 - Spices, Tobacco [PDF] 
       Week 4 - Tobacco, Potatoes [PPT] [PDF] 
       Week 5 - Potatoes, Coffee, Tea [PPT] [PDF]
       Week 6 - Tea, Rum, Whiskey [PPT] [PDF] 
       Week 7 - Eyeglasses, The Clock [PPT] [PDF] 
       Week 8 - Steamboat, Typewriter, Air Conditioner [PPT] [PDF] 
       Week 8L - America Between the World Wars [PPT] [PDF] 

L311 - Intelligence in the Civil War - Jim Anderson
       Lecture 1 – Great “Spy” Stories, Limited Impact [Word] [PDF] 
       Lecture 2 – Methods & Technologies [Word] [PDF] 
       Lecture 3 – Union Intelligence in Transition [Word] [PDF] 
       Lecture 4 – Lee v. Hooker: Chancellorsville [Word] [PDF]
       Lecture 5 – Gettysburg: BMI’s “High Water Mark” [Word] [PDF] 

L312 - German Highlights: Geography, History, Art and Music
             Susan McDonald Jampoler, coordinator 
       Oct 19 - Art and Politics in 19th and 20th Century Germany
          Dr. Marion Deshmukh  Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4 (PDFs)

L315 - Myanmar/Burma: What, Where and Why
        Oct 28 - Myanmar Internal and Foreign Policy - Dr David Steinberg
          Myanmar Map [PPT] [PDF] 

Summer 2010

F306 - The Ghost Map
       Bob Bohall [PDF] 2.44MB  

F307 - Aotearoa: New Zealand, the Land of the Long White Cloud
       Kathleen Burns - Course Schedule [Word] [PDF] 

Spring 2010

F301 - America between the World Wars - William Reader
        Week 1 - Impacts of World War I
[PPT] [PDF]     
        Week 2 - Prohibition [PPT] [PDF] 
        Week 3 - The Automobile [PPT] [PDF]
        Week 4 - Tabloids, Movies [PPT] [PDF]  
        Week 5 - Movies, Electricity, Radio [PPT] [PDF]  
        Week 6 - Radio, Depression [PPT] [PDF] 
        Week 7 - New Deal, Pre-WW II [PPT] [PDF] 

L312 - U.S. Constitution
       Brig. Gen. John H. Johns, U.S. Army (Ret.) [Web site] 
       The Constitution of the United States [PDF] 

L315 - Confederate Invasions: The Union in Peril - Jim Anderson 
       Bibliography [Word] [PDF]  Handouts List [Word] [PDF]   
       Lecture 1 – Civil War Background
[Word] [PDF]  
       Lecture 2 – Maryland Campaign Background [Word] [PDF]  
       Lecture 3 – Battle of Antietam [Word] [PDF]  
       Lecture 4 – A Tale of Two Rivers [Word] [PDF] 
       Lecture 5 – Gettysburg Campaign [Word] [PDF] 
       Lecture 6 – Battle of Gettysburg Day Two [Word] [PDF] 
       Lecture 7 – Battle of Gettysburg Day Three [Word] [PDF] 

Winter 2010

F301 - History Potpourri
       Week 1 - Chinese History - Dr. Michael Chang [Web site] 
          Useful Web sites - China Digital Times   
               
The China Beat     Global Voices - China 
       Week 4 - History of the Gulag - Dr. Steven Barnes [E-mail]   
          Web site - gulaghistory.org   

F304 - Cousins at War: Athens vs. Sparta - Tely Psitos
       Lecture 1 [PDF]1.8MB 
Lecture 2 [PDF]1.2MB  Lecture 3 [PDF]3.3MB

Fall 2009

F301 - Charles Darwin and His Big Idea - Richard Deringer
       Presentation - [PDF 3.5MB]
higher quality [PDF 0.8MB] faster download

F303 - Confederate Invasions - Jim Anderson   
       The Union in Peril (Handouts - PDFs)
       Week 1  Week 2  Week 3  Week 4
       Week 5  Week 6  Week 7

F306 - One, Two, Many New Deals - Jim Hubbard  
       Week 1 [PPT] [PDF]  Week 2
[PPT] [PDF] 
       Week 3
[PPT] [PDF]  Week 4 [PPT] [PDF] 
       Week 5 [PPT] [PDF]  Week 6 [PPT] [PDF]  
       Week 7
[PPT] [PDF]  Week 8 [PPT] [PDF] 
       Leftovers
[PPT] [PDF]  
       (Some files are large and will take time to download) 

F308 - History of Media - Bill Reader 
       Week 1 - Definitions, Literacy [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
      
Week 2 - Printing, Newspapers [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes]
       Week 3 - Newspapers, Telegraph [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes]
      
Week 4 - Telephone, Photography [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
       Week 5 - Movies, Hollywood [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
       Week 6 - Radio, Phonograph [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes]
       Week 7 - Television [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes]  

       Week 8 - Computers, Internet [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes]

F309 - Aspects of Australia, the "Sunburnt Country" - Kathleen Burns  
       Australian Art [PDF] F310 - Gutenberg and Luther - Ivan Dietrich - Jul 30
       The Explosion and Dissemination of Ideas [PPT]1.9MB [PDF]0.7MB  

L314 - Twilight of the Royals: Europe, 1850–1914
       Dr. Douglas Foard - Course notes (PDF files):

           “Twilight of the Royals”
           "Victoria & the Victorians"
           “The Nationalist Civil Wars”
           “The Age of Bismarck”
           “Socialism”
           “Imperialism”
           “The Not-so ‘Belle Epoch’”
           “The Lights go Out in Europe”

Spring 2009

F301 - Fairfax History Potpourri
       Week 1 - Historic Sites in Fairfax County - Elizabeth Crowell
        - Confederate Fortifications [PDF] 
        - Civil War Site Inventory
[PDF]
       Week 2 - Fairfax Cemeteries - Mary Lipsey www.honorfairfaxcemeteries.org
        - Keeping Respect Alive [PDF]
4MB
       Week 5 - Tourist Courts & Diners - Randy Lytton [PPT]2.8MB [PDF]1.3MB
        -
Randolph H. Lytton Historical Postcards Web site
       Week 6 - Burke, Ravensworth -
Mary Lipsey [PDF]3.8MB 
        - Braddock Heights Historical Society: www.braddockhistory.org 

 
F302 - American Social and Cultural History: 1865 - Present

       Week 1 - Civil War Aftermath; Wild West [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
       Week 2 - Railroads, Telegraph, Telephone [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
       Week 3 - Electricity, Automobile [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
       Week 4 - Autos, Trucks; Movies [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 

F303 - Local Railroads during the Civil War 
       Week 1 - Taking the Cars [PPT]11.6MB [PDF]4.7MB 

R308 - History of Media
       Week 1 - Definitions; Literacy [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
       Week 2 - Manuscript Cultures; Printing [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
       Week 3 - Printing, Telegraph [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
       Week 4 - Telephone, Photography [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes]
       Week 5 - Photography, Movies [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes]
       Week 6 - Movies, Radio [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes]  
       Week 7 - Radio, Phonograph, TV [PPT] [PDF slides] [PDF notes] 
       Week 8 - TV, Copiers, Computers, Internet [PPT] [PDF slides][PDF notes] 

Winter 2009

F302 - American Social and Cultural History to 1865
       Week 1 - Four Founding Cultures [PowerPoint] [PDF] 
      
Week 2 - More on Cultures; Revolution [PowerPoint] [PDF]
       Week 3 - Frontier, Revolution, Civil War [PowerPoint] [PDF] 
       Week 4 - Two Sections: North and South [PowerPoint] [PDF] 

F304 - National Park Ranger Potpourri
       Week 3 - White House renovation photos [Truman Library] 

F305 - Famous Trials
       Week 2 - The Lindbergh Kidnapping [PowerPoint] 10MB [PDF] 1MB
       -- YouTube videos [First] [Second] [Third] 
       Week 3 - On the Laps of Gods [PowerPoint] [PDF] 
       Week 4 - The Innocent Man [PowerPoint] 5MB [PDF] 1MB 

Fall 2008

305 - “…the Union is perpetual”: Abraham Lincoln
       A Select Bibliography [MS Word] [PDF] 

307 - Russia Study Group 
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