Professor Pamela Radcliff, Ph.D.

Professor Pamela Radcliff
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Columbia University
Even if the 20th century does not have some sort of transcendent meaning, we do habitually mark the end of the century as a moment for self-reflection—a moment to look back and see where we have come from and where we are headed.
Dr. Pamela Radcliff is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, San Diego. She earned her B.A. in History from Scripps College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Modern European History from Columbia University. Professor Radcliff has been recognized by both the university faculty and her students for her outstanding teaching. In 1997, she received the Eleanor Roosevelt College Excellence in Teaching Award, and in 1999, she was awarded the San Diego Division of the Academic Senate of the University of California Distinguished Teaching Award. Professor Radcliff is associate editor of the six-volume Encyclopedia of European Social History from 1350 to 2000. Her historical research has focused on Spanish history in the 20th century, with particular emphasis on popular mobilization and the long-term struggle to establish a democratic system of government. She has published several articles and books on these issues. In 1998 she received the Sierra Book Award from the Western Association of Women's Historians for her book, From Mobilization to Civil War: The Politics of Polarization in the Spanish City of GijÛn, 1900-1937.
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"Professor Pamela Radcliff was outstanding and thorough.  I gained new insights from each lecture building upon my considerable background in US history."

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7 Courses and Sets

  1. 36 Books That Changed the World Collection

    36 Books That Changed the World

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.4 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (13)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Since the development of written language, books have played major roles in the world: Entertaining. Instructing. Inspiring. Even changing the course of history. Now, with 36 Books That Changed the World, a fascinating Great Courses Collection crafted from our extensive library of courses, take a riveting tour of the profound impact of books from thousands of years of history and from civilizations around the globe.
  2. Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy

    Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy

    Pamela Radcliff
    4.5 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $249.95 $249.95$249.95
    The 20th century transformed the political, social, and economic structures of the world in ways no one could have imagined as the 1800s came to a close. Even today, more than a century later, that transformation is far from complete. This course is a comprehensive 48-lecture examination of this extraordinary period and is designed around history’s ideas as much as its events.
  3. (Set) War, Peace, and Power & Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy  Set

    (Set) War, Peace, and Power & Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $449.90 $449.90$449.90
    In War, Peace, and Power: Diplomatic History of Europe 1500–2000, examine the remarkable evolution of the European continent and the modern state system in 36 provocative lectures. In Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle over Democracy, discover how the last century transformed the political, social, and economic structures of the world in ways that no one at the close of the 1800s could have imagined....
  4. (Set) Interpreting the 20th Century/Europe and Western Civilization  Set

    (Set) Interpreting the 20th Century/Europe and Western Civilization

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $499.90 Starting at $499.90 $499.90 $499.90$499.90
  5. (Set) Interpreting the 20th Century & Big History  Set

    (Set) Interpreting the 20th Century & Big History

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $499.90 Starting at $499.90 $499.90 $499.90$499.90
    Examine the extraordinary story of the 20th century and the democratic world order it established in Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle over Democracy. Then, take an enormous leap backward and explore the history of the world from the birth of the universe to the latest developments in human civilization in Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity. Both courses are unique...
  6. World War II; The American Civ Set

    World War II; The American Civ

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $1,679.65 Starting at $1,679.65 $1,679.65 $1,679.65$1,679.65
    Discover a range of thrilling new perspectives on American history with this engaging seven-course set. Foundations of Western Civilization II: The History of the Modern Western World is an engaging way to get a comprehensive grounding in the events, personalities, and themes that forged the modern world that America inhabits. Strengthen your understanding of our nation's riveting history in The History of the...
  7. (Set) 36 Revolutionary Figures of History & 36 Books That Changed the World Set

    (Set) 36 Revolutionary Figures of History & 36 Books That Changed the World

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $399.90 Starting at $399.90 $399.90 $399.90$399.90
    Learn something new and exciting with this set of collections courses. Start by exploring 36 revolutionary figures that have changed the course of history. Then, dive into 36 books that have played a central role in shaping our culture – from entertaining and instructing to shaping our social mores.