HISTORY 221 - Survey of British History from 1688
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
30
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This lecture course covers the history of Britain in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Topics include: British society and politics in the 18th century; 18th century economic and cultural change; industrialization and the making of modern class identities; the impact of the French revolution on British politics; regional differences and the histories of Scotland and Wales; the "Irish question" in the 19th and 20th centuries; the development of working class politics; Liberalism, Conservatism, and the emergence of Labour politics; gender and the activities and ideas of women; sexuality in the 19th and 20th centuries; imperialism, science, and the ideas about race; the position and activities of Blacks and Asians in Britain; social and cultural modernity; the impact of the two world wars; Britain in the post-colonial era; British-American relations; youth in Britain in the post-war era; the sixties and seventies; Thatcherism; and contemporary British social, political, and cultural movements. Assignments will include several short papers; sections; and a take-home final. No special background is required, but familiarity with modern European history would be very useful. Readings will include both primary and secondary materials and both historical and literary sources.

HISTORY 221 - Survey of British History from 1688
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
42287
Open
13
 
-
TuTh 11:00AM - 1:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


Note:
Note that you are getting vol. 2 of Lehmberg and Heyck, not vol. 3; you should also be careful to get the edition of Clarke that goes up to 2000. Any edition of Dracula is fine. Ross appears to be available electronically, but you may find it difficult to read a long text that way.
ISBN: 0743477367
dracula, Author: bram stoker, Publisher: any ANY
Required
ISBN: 9780375501852
White teeth : a novel, Author: Smith, Zadie., Publisher: Random House 2000
Required
ISBN: 0925065552
peoples of the british isles, Author: lehmberg and heyck, Publisher: lyceum
Required
ISBN: 9780141011752
Hope and glory : Britain 1900 - 2000, Author: Clarke, Peter Frederick., Publisher: Penguin Books 2004
Required
ISBN: 9780195039573
Love and toil : motherhood in outcast London, 1870-1918, Author: Ross, Ellen., Publisher: Oxford University Press 1993
Required
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for HISTORY 221 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The CourseProfile (ART) system, supported by the U-M Provost’s 3rd Century Initiative through a grant to the Digital Innovation Greenhouse, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (ART)