Jan 22, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts
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HIST 243 - Victoria, Winston, and Ringo: Modern British History

4 credits
Traces the rise and decline of British power in modern times. Covers the French wars, the American War of Independence (from the British perspective), the Industrial Revolution, imperialism, Darwinism, the rise and fall of Victorianism, the world wars, the welfare state, immigration, and integration with Europe. The course emphasizes literary and cultural history and provides essential background for students of English literature. Offered spring semester in alternate years. CLA-Breadth/Humanities



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