|Module Title||THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY OF EARLY MODERN EUROPE|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Michael F Roberts|
|Course delivery||Lecture||18 x 1 hour lectures|
|Seminars / Tutorials||10 x 1 hour seminars|
a) Demonstrate familiarity with a substantial body of historical knowledge in the field of early modern European social and economic history
b) Engage in source criticism, discussion and understanding of key concepts in social and economic history as these relate to this period
c) Demonstrate familiarity with a wide range of historical techniques relevant to the reconstruction of early modern communities, trade patterns, population movements and wage/price fluctuations
d) Gather and sift appropriate items of historical evidence
e) Read, analyse and reflect critically on secondary and primary texts, in particular on early examples of 'economic' writing relating to inflation and 'mercantilist' concerns
f) Explore the relationships between history and other disciplines, particularly sociology, social anthropology, economics and literary criticism
g) Develop the ability to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of particular historical arguments and where necessary challenge them.
h) Develop oral (not assessed) and written skills which will have been improved through seminar discussions and essays
i) Work both independently and collaboratively, and to participate in group discussions (not assessed).
This module is at CQFW Level 6