Britain from the 'Age of Equipoise' to World War, 1851-1914
Formerly: part of HIST 325
British history from the mid-Victorian through the Edwardian eras. Explores the rise of middle class power; changes in attitudes towards marriage, sexuality, and gender roles; as well as the consequences of the 'New Imperialism', the 'New Liberalism', and crises in and over Ireland. Concludes by considering the myth of the long Edwardian summer afternoon which supposedly preceded the outbreak of the Great War.
- Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 314B, HIST 325.