Fall 2018 - HIST 315 D100
Politics and Society in England, 1500-1707 (4)
Class Number: 5055
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
We, Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 7, 2018
8:00 PM – 8:00 PM
TAKE HOME-EXAM, Burnaby
1 778 782-8927
Office: AQ 6242
Prerequisites:45 units, including six units of lower division history.
This course provides a general overview of the social and political history of Tudor and Stuart England.
This lecture course is a selective survey of English politics and society from the opening decades of the sixteenth century to the Act of Union in 1707 which united the separate kingdoms of England and Scotland into the single state of Great Britain. Students will be expected to work with early printed works found on Early English Books Online (EEBO).
- First Essay (1500 words) 30%
- Second essay (2500 words) 40%
- Final Examination 30%
R. S. Sylvester and D. Harding eds., Two Early Tudor Lives (1990)
A. Fletcher and D. MacCulloch, Tudor Rebellions (2008)
B. Coward and P. Gaunt, The Stuart Age (2017)
Other readings, as required on Canvas
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