The Victorians to the Great War, Britain 1851-1914

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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.

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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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