History: Fighting for a Land Fit for Heroes
A study of the three central political questions on the ‘home front’ before the start of World War 1.
The role that women played in the war effort, changes in employment, the Pankhurst’s support and opposition to the war. Post War, women and the vote.
2. Irish Home Rule
Home Rule movement, James Connolly and the 1916 Easter Rising, repression. Post War, the Irish Civil War and the partition of Ireland
3. Workers Strikes
Workers in the great unrest, the growth of trades unions, unions and the war effort. Post War, on the brink of revolution 1919, Glasgow rent strike, pay strikes. Post War - the mass strike of 1919
Linked to ‘A Land Fit For Heroes’ exhibition at the Peoples History Museum
This course has finished
Leads to a qualification:
20/11/2014 - 04/12/2014
3 sessions for 2 hrs per session
People's History Museum
Standard Fee £18.60
North West Region
Any prior knowledge or entry requirements?: