Summer 2022 - HIST 315 D100

Politics and Society in England, 1500-1707 (4)

Class Number: 2420

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
    AQ 5016, Burnaby

  • Prerequisites:

    45 units, including six units of lower division history.

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

This course provides a general overview of the social and political history of Tudor and Stuart England.

COURSE DETAILS:

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.  This course is the foundation for all advanced work in early modern English History. Students will be given instruction in reading black letter type and expected to work with a range of early printed works found in the database Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Grading

  • First Essay (1800 words) 30%
  • Second essay (1800 words) 30%
  • Participation 20%
  • EEBO Assessment 20%

Materials

REQUIRED READING:

R. S. Sylvester and D. Harding eds., Two Early Tudor Lives (1990)
Miranda Kaufmann, Black Tudors (2017)
Mark Kishlansky, A Monarchy Transformed: Britain 1603-1714 (1997)

Other readings and viewings will be available electronically through the Library or on Canvas.


Registrar Notes:

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