|| HYM7030 |
|| CONTINUITY & CHANGE: BRITISH POLITICAL HISTORY 1832-1997 |
|| 2003/2004 |
|| Professor William D Rubinstein |
|| Semester 2 |
| Course delivery
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 15 Hours 6 x 2 hour seminars and 3 hours of tutorials |
The module will examine many of the major debates which have arisen among political historians about modern British political history, 1832 – 1997. The module will also examine the recent historical literature about a number of major turning-points and trends in modern British political history.
To give MA students in the Modern British History pathway a sophisticated knowledge of major historiographical issues in modern British political history, 1832 – 1997.
The effects of the Great Reform Act of 1832
The Liberal Unionist Split of 1886
The reasons for the rise of the Labour Party c1918-24
Why Labour triumphed in 1945
Reasons for the long Tory hegemony in the twentieth century.
This module is at CQFW Level 7