Special Topic: Radicals and Revolutionaries in Britain

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Special Topic: Radicals and Revolutionaries in Britain

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    British Studies, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    40 pts from (HIST 100-199, CLAS 104, 105)

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Description
    A study of popular revolt, social protest and political sedition in Britain from the sixteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century. 100% internal assessment.

    Course Learning Objectives
    Students who pass this course should be able to:
    1. summarise historiographical debates concerning popular revolt, social protest and political sedition in Britain from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century
    2. differentiate between protest movements over time and space
    3. integrate historical research into their own writing via clear and concise prose.

    Assessment
    Primary Source Analysis, 1500 words 30%
    Research Essay, 2500-2800 words 45%
    In-class Test, 50 minutes 25%

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