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History of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales - Now Live Online!

Course number : 19439   ID : 89207    Class Section : Spring 1
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Ireland, Scotland, and Wales represent some of the most lively and colorful cultures known in the modern Western world. When we think of Irish, Scottish, and Welsh music, we cannot help but think of harps, bagpipes, fiddles, and the soaring voices of musicians such as Enya, the Chieftains, and Celtic Woman. Similarly, one cannot imagine Irish, Scottish, and Welsh culture without its traditional customs, dress, and beverages, such as St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, kilts, and the production of Guinness beer, scotch, and whisky. But the history of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales is also full of tales of conquest, conflict, and oppression. We will focus on the early cultural identity of the Irish, Scots, and Welsh and their customs and mythologies; the influence of Roman culture and Christianity on these lands and peoples; the English conquest and colonization of these lands and peoples; and, finally, on the process of political devolution in all three areas, including the repercussions of the Brexit process on devolution

Class Details

5 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

CE Online

Lizbeth Johnson, Ph.D. 



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Registration Closes On
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/15/2020 - 5/13/2020 Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Albuquerque, CE Online  Map, Room: Zoom Lizbeth Johnson, Ph.D.