Politics And Society In Modern Britain II 1850 To 1945
King's College London
Area of Study
British Studies, History, Political Science
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
The modules offered in each academic year are subject to change in line with staff availability and student demand: there is no guarantee every module will run. Module descriptions and information may vary between years.
This Group 1 module covers the history of Britain from the mid-nineteenth century through to 1945 ¾ the end of World War Two. The focus is on political history broadly defined. Consideration is given to the impact of ideological, sexual, demographic, social, cultural and economic change on the political process and policy-making, as well as more conventional issues such as constitutional reform and party politics. Thus this module seeks to provide students with an appreciation of the wider contexts in which politics took place (social contexts especially), as well as a secure understanding of political developments themselves. The module is taught through a mix of wide-ranging thematic subjects and more focused chronological topics. Separate topics on aspects of social and economic history as well as some intellectual and cultural history complement topics on parliamentary and extra-parliamentary themes.
Credit level: 4
Credit value: 15
10 x 1-hour lectures (weekly); 10 x 1-hour seminars (weekly)
2 x 2,500-word essays (50% each)
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