Course Information

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. Womens Suffrage 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

  1. Status:
    This course has finished
  2. Course Level:
    Level 2
  3. Leads to a qualification:
    No
  4. Awarding Body:
     
  1. Course Dates:
    20/11/2014 - 04/12/2014
  2. Session Details:
     
    3 sessions for 2 hrs per session
    Thu 13:00
  3. Venue Details:
    People's History Museum
    Leftbank
    Spinningfields
    Manchester
    M3 3ER
  4. Fee Details:
    Standard Fee £18.60
  5. Ref:
    C3836480
  6. Tutor:
    Mark Krantz
  7. Region:
    North West Region
  8. Branch:
    MANCHESTER
  9. Any prior knowledge or entry requirements?:
    None
  This course is not available for online enrolment.
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