Assessment: 100.0% Dissertation Level: 7 Credits: 15.0 Contact: To Be Confirmed Overlap: None Prerequisite: None This module will provide students with a good understanding of the causes, course and consequences of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 which decisively shifted England¿s relations with continental Europe from a Scandinavian to a Norman French focus. The first explores the last decades of Anglo-Saxon England including links between England and Normandy before 1066; the second investigates the succession crisis of the 1060s, the invasion of 1066 and the subsequent resistance and rebellions while the third addresses the impact of the Norman Conquest on different aspects of government and society, including landholding and lordship, the church and the physical landscape.
Seminars will draw upon an extensive range of rich and diverse primary source available to historians of the Norman Conquest.
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Landowsky in a hut on the Petrograd front (Leningrad) by a Spanish volunteer. In view of the condition of the manuscripts, their restoration was a long and tiring job, lasting several years.
Credits: 15.0 Contact: Dr Mark Condos Overlap: None Prerequisite: None This module examines how local populations resisting colonial rule within the British and other European empires were constructed as `uncivilized¿, `savage¿ and `fanatical¿, in order to legitimize the application of various forms of suppression.
The module thus provides a thematic introduction to a number of key conflicts during the period between the 1850s and the 1950s, in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, when the brutality that was very much part of the imperialist project was brought to light.
As Marx and Engels put it in the Communist Manifesto, It did, but only in some circumstances.
Educational excellence and equity require a coherent, cumulative, knowledge-based curriculum.
It is the path-dependent outcome of a multitude of historical processes, one of the most important of which has been European colonialism.
Retracing our steps 500 years, or back to the verge of this colonial project, we see little inequality and small differences between poor and rich countries (perhaps a factor of four).
This column, taken from a recent Vox e Book, discusses how colonialism has shaped modern inequality in several fundamental, but heterogeneous, ways.