HIST357 War, Nations and Empires: Modern Europe, 1789-1914Updated: 19 March 2018
|Offering||Not offered in 2019|
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||12cp in ANCH or FREN or GRMN or HINQ or HIST or RELS or any 24cp or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Coordinator(s)||Richard Scully (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit comprises a survey of the development of European nations and nationalism between the French Revolution and the end of the First World War. Key themes include the development of the modern European system of nation-states; the influences of the 'old regime'; revolts against the state and state reaction; the growth of national consciousness; imperialism; warfare and preparations for war; the impact of industrialization; and the emergence of ideologies which challenged the orthodoxy of nationalism. Case-studies examined include Revolutionary and Napoleonic France; Risorgimento Italy; the German Kaiserreich; the British Empire; the Russian Empire; Marxism and Feminism; and the state of Europe as it entered the Great War.
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|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: