University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
BRITAIN UNDER THE HANOVERIANS
 

Subject: HIST

Course Number : 1303

Course Title:  BRITAIN UNDER THE HANOVERIANS

Course Description:

Presents the evolution of constitutional monarchy/oligarchy in 18th-century Britain to the constitutional monarchy/democracy in 19th century Britain. The development of responsible ministry under the Georges is discussed. The international complications of the 18th-century diplomatic wars and the effects of the French Revolution upon Britain are also discussed. The Industrial Revolution and the rise of “new” economic imperialism conclude the course with the coming of WWI.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: History/Euro-American       Non-Western  /Global 

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