Download 60 Free History Courses from Great Universities


The His­to­ry sec­tion of our big Free Online Cours­es col­lec­tion just went through anoth­er update, and it now fea­tures 60 cours­es. Some cours­es (like those fea­tured below) focus on broad time peri­ods and themes. Oth­ers take a look at more spe­cial­ized top­ics that will keep you engaged for hours. All lec­tures were taped right in the class­rooms of great uni­ver­si­ties:

  • Ancient Greek His­to­ry — YouTube — iTunes Audio — iTunes VideoDown­load Course – Don­ald Kagan, Yale
  • Chi­na: Tra­di­tions and Trans­for­ma­tions – Mul­ti­ple For­mats – Peter K. Bol & William Kir­by, Har­vard
  • Euro­pean Civ­i­liza­tion from the Renais­sance to the Present YouTube - iTunes Video — Web —  Thomas Lac­quer, UC Berke­ley
  • His­to­ry of the World to 1500 CE – YouTube - iTunes Video – Richard Bul­li­et, Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty
  • His­to­ry of the World Since 1500 CE – YouTube — iTunes Video – Richard Bul­li­et, Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty
  • The West­ern Tra­di­tion (Video) – YouTube – Eugen Weber, UCLA
  • US His­to­ry: From Civ­il War to Present — iTunes Audio — Web — Jen­nifer Burns, UC Berke­ley

As you can see, the cours­es list­ed here are gen­er­al­ly avail­able via YouTube, iTunes, or the web. And they’re all list­ed in our meta col­lec­tion of 700 Free Online Cours­es. Oth­er key dis­ci­plines found in the col­lec­tion include Phi­los­o­phyLit­er­a­turePhysicsCom­put­er Sci­ence and beyond.

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