HISTORY 321 - Britain Since 1945
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
3
Advisory Prerequisites:
HISTORY 221.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Gildart,Keith

This course will examine Britain's history after World War II and include the Cold War, the social and political challenges of the 1960s, the Conservative resurgence of the late 1970s, the Falklands war, and the fall of Margaret Thatcher. Special attention will be paid to the experience of war by civilian populations; the development of a "welfare state" and subsequent challenges thereto; Britain's decline as a world power; protest movements; the nuclear disarmament and peace movements from the late 50s/early 60s through the 80s; the influence of American culture on Britain; decolonization and the participation of Asians and Africans in British culture and politics; Welsh and Scottish nationalism; the Northern Ireland question; and ongoing political and cultural debates about class, education, the media, sexuality and gender roles, and Britain as a multi-cultural society.

HISTORY 321 - Britain Since 1945
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
24932
Open
14
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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