HISTORY 320 - Britain, 1901-1939: Culture and Politics
Section: 001 The Era of World War I
Term: FA 2020
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines British culture and politics from the death of Queen Victoria through the Second World War, with particular attention to changes in political participation and structure; cultural and political debates; the nature of everyday life; changes in technology and media; and the differentiating effects of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, region and nation, including specifically Irish, Welsh, and Scottish histories with ongoing political relevance.

The course will spend considerable time on the First World War and the processes through which the war experience of mass participation and trauma were understood, as well as the ways in which the war is currently being remembered or commemorated 100 years later; and it will also consistently engage with the relation between the history of “Britain” and the British empire, including during and after the war, and during the era of rising fascism.

Intended Audience:

No previous knowledge of British history is assumed or required and students from all majors are welcome

HISTORY 320 - Britain, 1901-1939: Culture and Politics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
19016
Open
2
 
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: No prerequisites--open to all Freshmen.
002 (DIS)
P
29601
Open
1
 
-
W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
29602
Open
1
 
-
W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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