Conflict in 19th century Essex Countryside

Ref: C2228345

Regarded as dangerous revolutionaries in 1830 but enfranchised citizens by 1894 serving as local councillors. Were the political gains made by the male Essex working class also reflected in economic progress and how did a changing economy alter the lives of their wives and daughters?

Additional information about this course

Half term date: 14/02/2022

Course aim

To examine the social and economic circumstances of farm workers in 19th century Essex and their attempts, both legal and illegal to obtain redress and improvement.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Apply critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate change and continuity in historical processes
  • Apply critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate cultural values held by various groups in different societies at different points in the past.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate issues concerning diversity from both an historical and contemporary perspective.
  • Identify factual events within a local context and relate them to national developments.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate relevant primary and secondary source materials.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Access to a mobile phone for research purposes may be useful

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

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Conflict in 19th century Essex Countryside

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