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HIST 251: Early Modern England: Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts (Fall 2009, Open Yale Courses). Instructor:

Professor Keith E. Wrightson. This course is intended to provide an up-to-date introduction to the development of English society between the late fifteenth and the early eighteenth centuries. Particular issues addressed in the lectures will include: the changing social structure; households; local communities; gender roles; economic development; urbanization; religious change from the Reformation to the Act of Toleration; the Tudor and Stuart monarchies; rebellion, popular protest and civil war; witchcraft; education, literacy and print culture; crime and the law; poverty and social welfare; the changing structures and dynamics of political participation and the emergence of parliamentary government. (from oyc.yale.edu)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – General Introduction Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – “The Tree of Commonwealth”: The Social Order in the Sixteenth Century Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Households: Structures, Priorities, Strategies, Roles Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Communities: Key Institutions and Relationships Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – “Countries” and Nation: Social and Economic Networks and the Urban System Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – The Structures of Power Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Late Medieval Religion and Its Critics Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Reformation and Division, 1530-1558 Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – “Commodity” and “Commonweal”: Economic and Social Problems, 1520-1560 Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – The Elizabethan Confessional State: Conformity, Papists and Puritans Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – The Elizabethan “Monarchical Republic”: Political Participation Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Economic Expansion, 1560-1640 Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – A Polarizing Society, 1560-1640 Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Witchcraft and Magic Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Crime and the Law Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Popular Protest Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Education and Literacy Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Street Wars of Religion: Puritans and Arminians Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Crown and Political Nation, 1604-1640 Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Constitutional Revolution and Civil War, 1640-1646 Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – Regicide and Republic, 1647-1660 Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – An Unsettled Settlement: The Restoration Era, 1660-1688 Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – England, Britain, and the World: Economic Development, 1660-1720 Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – Refashioning the State, 1688-1714 Unlimited
  • Lecture 25 – Concluding Discussion and Advice on Examination Unlimited

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