Is there a twenty year period that was to influence the history of the world more than Germany at this time? Probably not. It’s sure to be an informative four sessions.
We explore the extraordinary life and times of the German people from 1918 to the outbreak of war in 1939. Political events, the persuasive methods of charismatic leaders and cultural highs and lows are all considered as we journey through the difficult, but productive Weimar years and the dark decade that witnessed Hitler’s rise to power and preparations for war.
Learn more about the life and times of Germany and its people and perhaps the inspiration to further explore the theme, post-course.
Richard Stone has long been intrigued by history and fascinated by human creativity. An extended period of Tertiary study produced a Degree in Art History and Music along with Diplomas in Art and Design and in Education. There followed a satisfying thirty year career as a teacher and lecturer in Independent Schools. During this time Richard continued to practise as a painter and photographer and satisfied an urge to travel by developing a program of European study tours. Since the mid-nineties he has accompanied more than twenty groups of Secondary students and adults to various destinations in search of cultural enlightenment. His interests have continued to expand with time and today he enjoys sharing his enthusiasms for History, Literature and the Arts with interested audiences of any age.