Undergraduate Course: Pre-Revolutionary America (HIST10151)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course aims to consider a period of American history that is often neglected in the rush from emigration and witches to the American Revolution. During the period 1688-1763, colonial America underwent significant social, economic, political, and cultural development. The course will consider such themes as warfare, politics, demographic change, consumption and refinement, gender relations, religion, and the emergence of an "American character" on the eve of independence.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|Prohibited Combinations|| Students MUST NOT also be taking
The Economic and Social History of British America, 1607-1770 (ECSH10026)
||Other requirements|| A pass or passes in 40 credits of first level historical courses or equivalent and a pass or passes in 40 credits of second level historical courses or equivalent.
Before enrolling students on this course, Directors are asked to contact the History Honours Admission Secretary to ensure that a place is available (Tel: 503783).
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 History courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses. Applicants should note that, as with other popular courses, meeting the minimum does NOT guarantee admission.
** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Office directly for admission to this course **
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| Students will gain greater awareness of the nature and use of historical evidence; engage historical arguments by focusing on debates by historians about key issues; increase their skills in research, writing, and presentation; and improve their critical skills through oral communication.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Pre Rev America
|Course organiser||Dr Stuart Salmon
|Course secretary||Ms Marie-Therese Rafferty
Tel: (0131 6)50 3780