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Link Week 6 - Proceedings of the Old Bailey

28th of August 1723, a record of the indictments and punishments for a range of crimes in the early 18th century. Note the lack of Prison sentences instead we see Death, Corporal Punishment, Transportation or Acquital 

Link Week 6 - The Nine Principles of Policing

Probably composed by Charles Rowan and Richard Mayne, these principles set out a set of principles for Peel's new Metropolitan Police force

Link Week 6 - The Panopticon

Read pages 5-12, a description of Bentham's prison the 'Panopticon'.  Also look at this image of the design

Document Week 6, Enclosure in the uplands

Course slides, Enclosure in the uplands

Frances Richardson view
Link Week 7 - The Tories and Whigs Pulling for a Crown

An example of a cartoon from the Regency Crisis of 1788-9.

Link Week 7 - The Wealth of Nations

Read chapter two of book one (pages 16-20) of the Wealth of Nations. Pay particular attention to the idea of 'self-love'  and 'interest' mentioned on page 17. 

Link Week 7 -The North Briton No. 45

Read the extract from John Wilkes' North Briton No.45 where he attacks the Prime Minister the Earl of Bute 

Document Week 7, The role of agricultural improvers and land agents

Week 7 class slides

Frances Richardson view
Link Week 8 - Clive of India

A picture by Benjamin West, commemorating the granting of the 'diwani' to Robert Clive 

Link Week 8 - Common Sense

Read this short extract from Thomas Paine's Common Sense. Read pages 17-21 (from 'I have heard it asserted by some')

Link Week 8 - The Life of Olaudah Equiano

Read 'The Life of Olaudah Equiano' pages 36-42 

Document Week 8, The social impact of enclosure

Class slides on The social impact of enclosure

Frances Richardson view
Link Week 9 - Rights of Man

Read the short extract from Thomas Paine's 'The Rights of Man' p. 16-24 (this makes up just four paragraphs)

Link week 9 - James Gillray Cartoons

See the 'Birmingham Toast' ridiculing the English Jacobins. Although taking a conservative stance Gillray often ridiculed Pitt as well see ...

Link Week 9 -Edmund Burke

Read pages 20-22 'the harm the French Revolution has done'. 

Document Week 9, The second (or third?) Agricultural Revolution

Week 9 slides, The second (or third) Agricultural Revolution

Frances Richardson view

This podcast gives you a brief introduction to the course from your tutor, Dr. Steve Kershaw.

Steve Kershaw view
Link Weltbekannte Deutsche - Quiz

Learners will improve their cultural awareness on the topic of famous German people and will practice the vocabulary on this topic. by the National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE)

Document Were the Greek Artefacts, purchased from Elgin, ‘Marbles’ or ‘Stones’? by Natalia de Blasio

Were the Greek Artefacts, purchased from Elgin, ‘Marbles’ or ‘Stones’?  An investigation of the perceived aesthetic value of the Elgin Marbles through analysis of John Keats’s sonnet ‘To Haydon’ and George Cruikshank’s caricature The Elgin...

Document Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages: Course Reading List

Course Reading List for 'From Civilisation to Barbarism? Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages' 

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