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The Making of Britain: 400-1763

HIST 211
Spring 2007 not offered
Crosslisting: MDST 205
Course Cluster: Christianity Studies

This course of lectures will focus on the emergence of Britain by examining a series of formative moments and crises that blended Britons into a political, religious and ethnic community, but also differentiated them from outsiders. The course is therefore as much about the cultural creation of the English and the British as it is about the political events and military crises that occurred. The course begins in the 5th century, at the moment that the Romanized Celts in England and Scotland first felt the effects of the Germanic English invaders, and will conclude in the 18th century when England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland had been united under one Protestant monarch. It is a story guided by conquest, religion and ethnicity.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (HIST-MN)(HIST)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)(SISP-Hist Conc)

Last Updated on SEP-27-2023
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