Protests, Riots & Propaganda: Popular Politics in 18th Century Britain

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Protests, Riots & Propaganda: Popular Politics in 18th Century Britain

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The module examines the politics of the middling and lower orders in Britain between the Glorious Revolution of
    1688-89 and the French Revolutionary Wars, up to the Peace of Amiens in 1802. It is likely to cover the Glorious
    Revolution, early eighteenth-century political causes, later eighteenth-century political causes, the press, local
    politics, religion and popular politics, women in politics, and riots, culminating in an assessment of the political
    stability of eighteenth-century Britain.

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