Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Class and Community in Wales 1850 - 1939
Academic Year
Semester 2
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Seminar 10 x 2 Hour Seminars


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Essay  2,500/3,000 word essay  50%
Semester Assessment Essay 1  2,500/3,000 word essay  50%
Supplementary Assessment Essay 1  2,500/3,000 word essay  50%
Supplementary Assessment Essay 2  2,500/3,000 word essay  50%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Identify the primary historical sources used by historians in reconstructing the history of class and community in this period

Locate examples of such evidence and explain the reasons for archival survival

Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant historiography, its evolution and the key problems currently addressed by historians in this field

Discuss with others the interpretative problems and prospects associated with this topic, including definition of class and community

Illustrate, analyse and evaluate the surviving evidence and the associated historiography in an extended written discussion

Brief description

This module explores the means by which political aspirations were expressed through concensual concepts of community both local and national from the mid-nineteenth century onwards and assesses the degree to which this formation was replaced by sectional class loyalties in the twentieth century.


This module is at CQFW Level 7