The Early Modern World (V1227)
The Early Modern World
Module details for 2011 cohort.
FHEQ Level 4
At the end of this course, a successful student should be able to demonstrate:
1) Knowledge of key themes and controversies in British and European history, 1500-1700;
2) a critical familiarity with the historians¿ contributions and debates and the ability to contrast and evaluate varied historiographical approaches to these topics;
3) the ability to construct arguments based on their reading of secondary sources;
4) the ability to research a topic using library and internet resources
5) the ability to communicate ideas both in writing and orally, and to interact in a group setting.
This course introduces you to what may be an unfamiliar period of history by exploring some of the central themes of early modern history, and the various ways in which they have been debated by historians. It also equips you with the writing and research skills essential for a successful university career. Focusing on the period between 1500 and 1700, debates over social polarisation, cultural differentiation, cultures of Protestantism, the context of the English civil war, issues of gender, and the meanings of monarchy and republicanism will be examined.
|Coursework components. Equal weighting for all components.|
|Essay||Autumn Week 3|
|Essay||Autumn Week 4|
|Essay||Autumn Week 7|
|Essay||Autumn Week 9|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
|Autumn Term||SEMINAR||1 hour||111111111100|
|Autumn Term||LECTURE||1 hour||333333333300|
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Dr Andy Mansfield
Dr Christopher Warne
Mr Kristopher Grint
Mr Peter Price
Dr Amanda McKeever
Dr Nikolas Funke
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