Convenor: Helen Cowie
Module type: Survey module
Module code: HIS00005C
Terms taught: Spring-Summer
The module provides an introduction to history from the early modern era to the present day. It will offer a variety of approaches to the period, including political, social, cultural and economic history, and expose students to the wide range of modes of historical analysis in this period. Core lectures will offer a broad chronological overview of the period and expose students to practical cases relating to the abstract questions raised in the concurrent modules. The discussion groups will address a selection of more focused topics and case studies emerging from the lectures.
Students will attend two lectures and one 90 minute discussion group in weeks two to nine of the spring term and weeks one to four of the summer term.
The following topics may be discussed in the lectures:
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For more information on the module, please visit the module catalogue.