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War and Society in Early Modern
This era of European warfare is often characterised as encompassing a revolution in military affairs, and certainly represented a break with the past in terms of the outcomes in military clashes between European and non-European powers. The course explores the origins of this momentous transition in global politics, as European states worked out better and better ways of destroying each other and then turned those same techniques outwith their own territories in the competitive pursuit of power and profit beyond the seas.
The Contours of Power in Eighteenth Century
Who rules, and how? There are many different ways of controlling, or attempting to control, any society. These range from the physical to the spiritual and operate at multiple different levels from the conscious to the reflexive. Every human society embodies such a matrix of power relationships. This course will explore the outlines and working of that matrix in eighteenth century
MA Module: Jacobitism and the Making of the British Polity
This course will introduce students to both sides of the Jacobite phenomenon. Between 1688 and 1760 the prevailing political order in the
My personal interests include politics, hill walking, good beer and good food.