Civilisation britannique

Civilisation britannique

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Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Changes from 1815 to 2007.

This includes: British Society at the onset of the Industrial Revolution; ‘Progress’ in the Industrial Revolution; the Factory Acts; the Great Reform Act 1832; the Chartist Movement; the British Empire; the Crisis of Victorian Values; the Rise of the Labour Party; World War I; the General Strike of 1926 and the Great Depression of the 1930s; World War II and the Home Front; the Welfare State and the Keynesian Consensus; the Consumer Society; the “Swinging Sixties”; the End of the British Empire; Immigration and Race Relations; the Winter of Discontent; the Thatcherite Revolution and New Labour.

NB: les connaissances acquises en CM seront exigées et évaluées en TD aux DEUX semestres

Volume horaire

  • CM : 1h
  • TD : 1h30
  • Modalité de controle: Controle mixte


Bibliographie (ouvrages généraux)

2° Second semestre (from 1914 to 2007)

ADDISON, Paul, ed. and Harriet JONES , ed. A Companion to Contemporary Britain : 1939-2000. Blackwell, 2005

BEDARIDA, François. A Social History of England (1851-1990). Routledge, 1991

CHILDS, David. Britain since 1945. A Political History. Routledge, 2001

CLARKE, Peter. Hope and Glory : Britain 1900-2000. Penguin History of Britain, 2004 (3rd ed.)

FOLLETT, Ken. Winter of the World. Pan Books, 2013

------ . Edge of Eternity. Pan Books, 2014

JOHNSON, Paul. 20th Century Britain : Economic, Cultural and Social Change. Pearson Education, 2007

LEMONNIER, Bertrand. Culture et Société en Angleterre de 1939 à nos jours. Belin Sup Histoire, 1997

LYNCH, Michael. Britain 1945-2007 (Access to History). Hodder, 2008

MARWICK, Arthur. British Society since 1945. Penguin, 1996

MURPHY, Derrick, ed. Britain, 1914-2000 (Flagship History). Collins, 2000.

PEARCE, Malcolm and Geoffrey STEWART. British Political History, 1867-2001. Routledge, 2002

ROYLE, Edward. Modern Britain : A Social History 1750-1997. Arnold, 1997 (2nd ed).

SKED, Alan and Chris COOK. Post-War Britain : A Political History 1945-1992. Penguin, 1993

STEVENSON, John. British Society 1914-1945. Penguin, 1984

TAYLOR, A.J.P. English History 1945-1951. Oxford, 1965

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