World Power - Rise of Britain 1500-1815

Ref: C2228471

Between the end of the fifteenth and the start of the nineteenth centuries England (Britain) grew from being at best a second rate European power into the first truly world power. this course seeks to chart and explain that process

Course aim

The course explains how it was that England (Britain) became the first truly world power

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • outline the development of England (Britain) as a world power
  • identify key factors/forces behind that development
  • explain some of those factors/forces
  • identify key individuals groups or events

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

only an enquiring mind

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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World Power - Rise of Britain 1500-1815

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