London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World - Part 2

When Wednesday, March 21, 2018
10:00am to 11:15am
Where The E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center
400 Minnetrista Boulevard, Muncie
What Education - history
Cost No Charge - Reservations Required
Ages 18+
Series London: A short history of the greatest city in the western world - Part 2
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center

This non-credit, personal enrichment course meets six Wednesdays, March 21-April 25, 10-11:15 a.m.

London stands as a global metropolitan center and continues to be synonymous with important developments in international business, culture, and politics.  This DVD series, produced by The Great Courses, features veteran lecturer and a renowned American scholar of British history, Professor Robert Bucholz. He will take you through London's history, from its birth as a Roman outpost in the 1st century C.E. to its current status as a 21st-century global village. 

Topics Covered (two, 30-minute lectures per class):
March 21: London Rises Again—As an Imperial Capital; and Johnson’s London—All That Life Can Afford 
March 28: The Underside of 18th-Century London; and London Confronts Its Problem 
April 4: Life in Dickens’s London; and Two Windows into Victorian London
April 11: Questions Postponed and the Great War; London’s Interwar Expansion and Diversions 
April 18: The Blitz—The Greatest Target in the World; and Postwar London Returns to Life 
April 25: The Varied Winds of Change; and Millennial London—How Do You Like It?

You may attend Part 2 without having attended Part 1.