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This MA will give you the opportunity to study women's and gender history over a broad time-frame from 1500 to the present day. You will have access to support from the department's active researchers in the field. What will you study? The focal point of the course is your dissertation, which will give you the chance for detailed exploration of a specific topic of your choice relating to women's or gender history. Our research expertise in the subject covers a wide range of periods from early modern to the modern day, and topics which touch on women's cultural, social, political and economic position in the world. There is particular expertise on the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, gender history, women and the family, literary history, and in the intersection between women's and gender history and the history of healthcare. To prepare you for your dissertation you will follow introductory courses in historiography, documentary analysis and research skills, which you will then be able to apply to your chosen specialist area. Core modules Archives, Records and the Historian Great Historical Debates History Dissertation Introduction to your History Specialism Literature Review Research Skills and Methods in Social Sciences The Digital Historian Optional modules Britain's Role in the World since 1900 British Society since the 1960s Contemporary European Protest Movements Contemporary US Foreign Policy Fascism and the Post War Extreme Right Special Topic, Gender and Power: Britain and France 1500-1800 Special Topic: End of Empire: The British and African Experience, 1945-65 The French Revolution 1774-1799 The Politics of Mass Murder Themes in 20th Century USA History Women in Britain and America, 1840-1950 Case Studies in International Conflict Europe in the Contemporary World Nationalism and Modernity Postgraduate History Worklink

This MA will give you the opportunity to study women's and gender history over a broad time-frame from 1500 to the present day. You will have access to support from the department's active researchers in the field. What will you study? The focal point of the course is your dissertation, which will give you the chance for detailed exploration of a specific topic of your choice relating to women's...

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