OSHR 1129 - Highlights of English History

  • Noncredit
  • Fort Collins

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

So many laws and institutions that prevail in the United States today were hammered out in the forge of English history. In this course we’ll discuss some of the most significant events in English history, from the Anglo-Saxon invasion to the creation of the welfare state.

The story is replete with colorful characters from Boudicca to Margaret Thatcher and dramatic events that include invasions, plagues, beheadings, and valiant stoicism. Join us for a journey back in time.

Reading: Weisser, Henry, England: An Illustrated History. ISBN: 0-7818-0751-4

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.