Losing an Empire, Finding a Role: Britain Since 1945 (HIH1002)

15 credits

This module will provide an introduction to the history of Britain from 1945 until the turn of the Millennium. It will chart the changes in the social and political landscape as Britain adjusted to a new role after the Second World War. It will provide a broad survey of a series of case studies in both domestic and foreign policy incorporating variety of different narratives from politics, the media, and social history. The course will be designed to accommodate those students who have limited prior knowledge of Britain since 1945.