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070206 VO Lecture Specialisaton 1 (2013W)

Britain in the 20th century

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte

Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 10.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 17.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 24.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 31.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 07.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 14.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 21.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 28.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 05.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 12.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 09.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 16.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 23.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Thursday 30.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The series of lectures covers the history of Britain from the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 to the retirement of Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister in 1990. The primary emphasis will be on politics and economics, the secondary on social life and cultural affairs. A rough schedule of the lectures will include:
1. Introduction
2. Britain before 1914
3. The Great War: leaders and led, life on the home and battle fronts
4. The 1920s: Adjustment at home, and the limits of Empire
5. Britain in the 1930s: economic depression and the appeasement of the dictators
6. Backs to the Wall: Britain at war, 1939-1945
7. The first post-war Labour Government 1945-1951: domestic and foreign policy
8. Britain in the 1950s: You never had it so good(?)
9. Imperial withdrawal, 1947-1997
10. The 1960s: Labour returns to power
11. The 1970s: break-up of British consensus politics
12. Mrs Thatcher and Thatcherism, 1979-1990
13. Deutsche Zusammenfassung

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students will be expected to gain an overview of British politics and social affairs in the 20th century

Examination topics

90 minute lectures lectures

Reading list

See my homepage: www.univie.ac.at/igl.geschichte/mcloughlin

Association in the course directory

MA Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliche Europaforschung: Vertiefung 1; Vorlesung (4 ECTS) | MA Globalgeschichte: Vertiefung 1; Vorlesung (4 ECTS) | MA Geschichte: APMG Geschichte der Neuzeit; Späte Neuzeit; Vorlesung (4 ECTS) | MA Zeitgeschichte: Vertiefungsmodul 1 oder 2; Vorlesung (4 ECTS) | BA 2012: ZWM weitere A,E,R 1 oder 2 (5 ECTS) | EC Geschichte: Vertiefung (5 ECTS) |

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