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Professor Robert Bucholz

Professor Robert Bucholz
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Oxford University
This course is much more than a way to pass the time. It is, rather, a toolkit for any citizen of the West, a survival kit for any citizen of the world.

Dr. Robert Bucholz is Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago, where he has taught since 1988. He earned his B.A. in History from Cornell University and his D.Phil. in Modern History from Oxford University. Before joining the faculty at Loyola University, Professor Bucholz taught at numerous universities, including Cornell University; California State University, Long Beach; and Loyola, Marymount University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Among Professor Bucholz's numerous teaching awards are the Sujack Award for Teaching Excellence, the highest such award presented by the Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. On two occasions, he received the Honors Program Faculty Member of the Year Award. At Loyola University, Professor Bucholz teaches courses on Early Modern London, Early Modern England, and English Social History. He is the author or coauthor of books on English history, including Early Modern England: A Narrative History and The Augustan Court: Queen Anne and the Decline of Court Culture. Professor Bucholz is also the project director of the Database of Court Officers, which contains the career facts of every person who served in the British royal household from the Restoration to the death of Queen Victoria.

Testimonials

"Professor Bucholz transformed history into a living drama.  He was exciting, intersting and gripping.  we were always waiting for the next installment."

 

"Professor Bucholz is brilliant - it is a privilege to have "sat at his feet." His exposition of the Tudor-Stuart story is an exposition also of our American story."

 

"Professor Bucholz does a fantastic job with this course. He clearly has a pasion for the material, and his informative and entertaining presentation makes listening to the lectures a pleasure."

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  1. History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    Robert Bucholz
    Starting at $249.95
    Explore the Tudor-Stuart era: a captivating examination of the 229-year period from 1485–1714 during which England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into what has been called the first modern society. In making that transformation, England became the wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth. Award-winning Professor Robert Bucholz of Loyola University of Chicago presents a sweeping, 48-lecture course...
  2. Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

    Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    Starting at $249.95
    More than just a history of Western civilization, Foundations of Western Civilization II is a course about the meaning of civilization itself. Taught by Professor Robert Bucholz, it promises profound rewards for students of history at every level, a grand narrative of the past five centuries—of social progress, political evolution, industrialization, and other economic factors—within a coherent context for...
  3. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World Sale

    London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    Save up to $185.00
    London's impact on Western civilization is nothing short of profound, and its greatness continues to this day. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World reveals everything you need to know about the riveting history behind this magnificent metropolis. Discover this amazing city as it was lived and felt during various stages in its history, from the city's founding as a Roman outpost to its...