First World War Propaganda: Nationalism and Empire in Text and Image
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
International Politics, Linguistics, Literature, Multicultural Studies
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCredits: 15.0Overlap: NonePrerequisite: NoneThe module examines the nationalist and imperialist propaganda produced in Europe and its colonies during the period leading up to and spanning the First World War. The analytical methods to which students will be introduced can be transferred to the study of any type of propaganda and nationalist literature. Attention will also be paid to linguistic and visual imagery. The study of propaganda involves a broad interdisciplinary approach and students will therefore become familiar with the social and political background behind the production of nationalist discourse.Assessment: 100.0% CourseworkLevel: 5
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