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The Age of the French Revolution and Napoleon HTA423


From the fall of the Bastille to Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, this Honours Seminar explores the political, social and cultural history of the French Revolutionary-Napoleonic era. The focus is on France but the wider European context is also explored. The Honours Seminar covers the key events, personalities and controversies of this turbulent historical epoch, and examines the role of class, gender, power, violence and identity. Students will study different historical approaches to the Revolution's origins, processes, diverse meanings and outcomes, and to Napoleon's place in French and European history.


Unit name The Age of the French Revolution and Napoleon
Unit code HTA423
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Teaching staff Dr Gavin Daly
Level Honours
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

2 hour weekly seminars

AssessmentWritten assessment of 8000 words and weekly seminar participation
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