THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
Scotland and Ireland, 1800-1922 (P00823)
This course aims to examine the History of Scotland and Ireland in the period from 1800 to 1939 in both a comparative and an interactive sense. The main themes of the course will be: the comparative social and economic development of Scotland and Ireland; emigration and the growth of an Irish community in Scotland; the growth of nationalism and the relationship between Scotland, Ireland and "Britain"; It is not intended that the course should provide a comprehensive survey of Scottish and Irish history in the nineteenth century.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : Postgraduate
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) per week for 11 weeks
? Other Required Attendance : 2 hour(s) per week for 2 weeks
First Class Information
All of the following classes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
It is the objective that at the completion of the course students should have a good understanding of three areas:
Comparative Scottish and Irish Historiography.
The value of comparing Scotland's historical experience to that of other nations.
The place of Scotland and Ireland in a wider European context.
One 4000 word essay
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Mr Niko Ovenden
Dr Ewen Cameron
School Website : http://www.shc.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/