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HIST 251: Early Modern England: Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts

HIST 251: Early Modern England: Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts is offered online.

Topics: Cultural History, General History, English, Law, Education, ACT

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This course is intended to provide an up-to-date introduction to the development of English society between the late fifteenth and the early eighteenth centuries. Particular issues addressed in the lectures will include: the changing social structure; households; local communities; gender roles; economic development; urbanization; religious change from the Reformation to the Act of Toleration; the Tudor and Stuart monarchies; rebellion, popular protest and civil war; witchcraft; education, literacy and print culture; crime and the law; poverty and social welfare; the changing structures and dynamics of political participation and the emergence of parliamentary government.

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  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Keith E. Wrightson
  • Institution: Open Yale Courses
  • Topics: Cultural History, General History, English, Law, Education, ACT

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About Open Yale Courses: Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses to the public free of charge via the Internet. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.

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