Protests, Riots & Propaganda: Popular Politics in 18th Century Britain
University of Stirling
Area of Study
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe module examines the politics of the middling and lower orders in Britain between the Glorious Revolution of1688-89 and the French Revolutionary Wars, up to the Peace of Amiens in 1802. It is likely to cover the GloriousRevolution, early eighteenth-century political causes, later eighteenth-century political causes, the press, localpolitics, religion and popular politics, women in politics, and riots, culminating in an assessment of the politicalstability of eighteenth-century Britain.
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