"The 20th Century saw enormous changes in the period from 1900-1939. From the Boer War and Federation in Australia we then look at the White Australia policy and the fear of Japan as a world power. Germany and the USA overtook Britain as the leading industrial and military power. The Bolshevik Revolution was a turning point not just in W.W.1, but in European history. Socialism, Fascism and Communism challenged existing orders. The British Empire reached its peak in the 1930s, but the belief that Britain had a right to rule was challenged by Gandhi and others. Dvds will be used to illustrate the sessions"