Unit

School Of Humanities And Languages

Britain 1500-1800: Before Botany BayWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101407.1

Discipline: HISTORY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
David Peter Rollison


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 60 credit points at Level 1.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
An analytic and topical survey of the social and political history of the British Isles from the Protestant Reformation to the colonization of Australia; the unit also offers an introduction to the study of Social History and 'history from below'. Content includes studies of English hegemony; kings and queens; nobles and gentry; commons and plebs; parliaments; regions and localities; landscape; media, communications and ideas; work, class and gender; migration and mobility; sexual mores; riot, rebellion and revolution; popular and elite culture; attitudes to death; crime and criminal law; religion; the state and constitution; public opinion and civil society; demographic and economic development; education and schooling; family and community; nationalism and the emergence of 'Great Britain'.

Specialisations

KP1000.1HumanitiesCONTINUING
M1009.1History, Politics and PhilosophyCONTINUING
SM1005.1History, Politics and PhilosophyCONTINUING




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