Bloodfeud, Politics and Culture in the Celtic World, 1485-1746

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Analyses the expansion of the state in Ireland and Highland Scotland from the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries. Topics include clans, feuding and the politics of the Gaelic chiefs, the long history of attempts to extirpate the Gaelic cultures, the growing divide between Scottish Highlanders and Gaelic Irish and the changing nature of warfare in Ireland and Highland Scotland. Looks briefly at Wales, Brittany, Galicia, and North America.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 320C, HIST 339 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

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