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History. See the future. It’s in the past.

The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. All developed countries maintain a National Archive and historical professions, both of which are paid for out of taxpayer money. This is in recognition of the simple fact that knowledge of the past is essential to society. What happens in the present, and what will happen in the future, is very much governed by what happened in the past. Without knowledge of the past we would be without identity, we would be lost on an endless sea of time. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney.

Vignettes of France Course: from Joan of Arc to the Revolution

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. This course will be of relevance to those people interested in French studies, French civilisation and those studying the French language, providing cultural background to language work. Aims This history course will focus on the life of several outstanding figures in French... [More]
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Iran Study Day: The Glory of Ancient Persia

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Few countries can boast of such an illustrious past as Iran (ancient Persia). Join us for this richly-illustrated Study Day in which we examine Iran’s most powerful empires. Among the sites we visit are the awe-inspiring Achaemenid palaces and tombs of Persepolis, Susa, and Naqsh-i... [More]
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Classic Journeys: Crossing the Blue Mountains

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Many people who travel to or across the Blue Mountains would like to know more about the history and development of the region and its settlements. After this course participants will be able to visit Blue Mountains sites with a greater depth of historical understanding. Outcomes At... [More]
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Classic Journeys: Crossing the Blue Mountains
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Ireland Course: The Celts to the Celtic Tiger

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. This history course provides an introduction to Irish History through including beliefs, legends, customs, festival celebrations and storytelling traditions, as well as the small matter of history, geography and religion. The class covers Irish History from the past to the present... [More]
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Ireland Course: The Celts to the Celtic Tiger
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Egypt's Golden Age Course: The Pharaohs of the 18th Dynasty

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. This course examines the 18th Dynasty (1570-1293 BC), the early part of the New Kingdom, when Egypt acquired an Empire in the Near East and Nubia. Participants will explore the history of Egypt from the expulsion of the Hyksos down to the end of the 18th Dynasty, a phase when the... [More]
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Egypt's Golden Age Course: The Pharaohs of the 18th Dynasty
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Classic Journeys Course: Scotland - A Journey

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Popularly known for being home to Haggis-eating, Bagpipe-playing, Kilt-wearing and Whisky-drinking folk, Scotland is this and much more. Her islands and highlands have been staging grounds for her adventurous and challenging history. Our journey takes us to remote islands, ancient... [More]
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Classic Journeys Course: Scotland - A Journey
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Classic Journeys: America's National Parks - the Culture and Landscape of the American West

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Join us on a 5000 mile journey through the American West, a region unique with plant and animal life, geographic wonders, human history and settlements. We visit fifteen national and state parks which protect and honour the landscape, and learn about some of the fascinating indigenous... [More]
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Walking Colonial Sydney Course

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Explore Sydney’s colonial heritage. In this series of four sessions we explore fascinating aspects of Sydney’s colonial history on foot. Colonial sites include, The Rocks, Macquarie Street, the Botanic Gardens and the historic South Head peninsula. We’ll conclude with a group luncheon... [More]
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History Course: Ancient Persia

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. The region of Persia (modern Iran and beyond), has a long and complex history. Inhabited for 100,000 years ago, the region developed complex urban society under the Elamites. The Medes were the first to politically unify the region in 625 BC. Cyrus the Great subsequently founded the... [More]
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Classic Journeys Course: Alice Spring to Darwin, Overland

History. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. The Kimberley – is one of the oldest parts of the most ancient continent on earth, with a continuous population from not long after the dawn of humankind, David McGonigal. We take a 22 day trip into the TOP END. We journey through some of Australia’s iconic areas, camping out and... [More]
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Classic Journeys Course: Alice Spring to Darwin, Overland
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