Resolute Determination Napoleon and the French Empire

In these lectures, Professor Donald M.G. Sutherland explores the life and times of Napoleon, one of history’s most brilliant strategic thinkers. But despite his inarguable...

Liberty and its Price Understanding the French Revolution

Esteemed professor Donald M.G. Sutherland provides a riveting account of the French Revolution, explaining how its effects varied greatly according to regional economies, ...

The Old Man And The Sea

Reading Group Guide for The Old Man and the Sea Introduction Ernest Hemingway was born July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois. After graduation from high school, he moved to...

Modern Scholar, The: Odyssey of the West V A Classic Education through the Great Books: Enlightenment, Revolution, and Renewal

In weaving together the varied and interrelated strands of eighteenth and nineteenth-century discourse and events, this course focuses on the contributions to Western history that...