HIST 2375: The Tudors, the Stuarts, and the Birth of Modern Britain
Lecture - 4 credits
- Examines the history of early modern England as well as Ireland, Wales, and Scotland.
- Follows the development of England from a small backwater to one of the most powerful European nations by the end of the seventeenth century.
- Analyzes the constantly shifting relationships between the various cultural identities within Britain.
- Concentrates on British history not only from the perspective of the elites but also the ordinary people whose names have often been lost to history.
- Key themes include the growth of the British Empire, issues of gender, the interactions between England and the Celtic fringes, and participation in the political franchise.
Examines the history of early modern England as well as Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. Show more.