Honours Specialization - Britain in the Twentieth Century

HIST 4495  Britain in the Twentieth Century


Restricted to students in an Honours program with 84 credits completed.


Three hours of seminar per week.




This seminar course addresses selected themes in the history of twentieth century Britain, including war and society, class and gender relations, leisure, work and popular culture, and the 20th century empire, race and decolonization. Weekly readings and written assignments expose students to a variety of sources, including secondary and primary texts, films, photographs and ephemera in an attempt to understand the nature of Britain's apparent decline and political resilience in the 20th century.

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