Restoration London: Plague, Fire and History (HIH1525)

15 credits

This module is aimed at those beginning single or combined honours degrees in History and offers an introduction to the use of historical sources through guided analysis of a range of types of source (in this case, diaries, maps and prints, novels, poems, newspapers, statistical data from tax and death registers, medical and religious writings), as they can be used to recreate the history of London during the plague and fire of 1665-6.