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HIST 3240. British History (1714-Present). 3 Hours.

Survey of British history from 1714 to the present, with special emphasis given to Britain's cultural, political, economic, and social development during the Industrial Revolution, the Victorian era, and the twentieth century. Also explores the relationship between the bodies of different types of citizens and the British state, the decline of Victorian values and the rise of New Labour, and Britain's relationship with and its place within the European Union. In addition, tracks the rise and fall of the British Empire and Britain's overall foreign and colonial policies, plus her role in the Napoleonic Wars, WWI and WWII. Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 (Grade C or higher). SP (even).