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.
Within little more than a century Britain experienced dramatic changes and challenges. This course will examine British history from the time of its great empire, through two world wars, a major depression, the creation of a welfare state, and beyond to Brexit.
Readings: Orwell, George, The Road to Wigan Pier, ISBN-10: 0156767503 or ISBN-13: 978-0156767507.
Graves, Robert, Good-bye to All That, ISBN-10: 0385093306 or ISBN-13: 978-0385093309.
Lawrence, D. H., Lady Chatterley’s Lover, ISBN-10: 1535550767 or ISBN-13: 978-1535550765
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
Henry Weisser earned a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He was a professor emeritus of history at Colorado State University for 39 years teaching various topics including British history. He lived in Britain on several occasions.