Open Educational Resources


Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this subject, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the keywords to see resources sorted by more in-depth topics.

Politics (L200): The study of activities related to the institution of the state and the machinery of government or the method through which social conflict is expressed and attempts to resolve conflict are made.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
Typesort descending Title Description Keywords Full details
Document 1. Introduction

Introduction to Vides Volume 6 - 2018.

Document ‘What are we to expect from women?’: Georgiana, the Duchess of Devonshire and Female Canvassing during the 1784 Westminster Election, Emily Sargeant

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire was one of the most celebrated political women of the eighteenth century. Her canvass for Charles Fox in the...

Document Bensalem’s Legal System by Francis Bacon (New Atlantis) and James I (True Law): Representations of God, kingship, knowledge and peace by Andres Font Galarza

This paper compares Bensalem's legal system in Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis with James I’s True Law tract. Whilst differing in form – fiction and...

Francis Bacon, Early modern, James I, Jacobean view
Document Nationalism: A Brief Exploration

A brief guide to Nationalism: some key themes and issues

nationalism, ideology, Politics view
Document A presentation of the contemporary human condition in Matthew Arnold’s Dover Beach and William Holman Hunt’s Our English Coasts, 1852 (Strayed Sheep) by Alexandra Mayson

More than just lyrically and visually pleasing icons of their age, ‘Dover Beach’ and ‘Our English Coasts’ also invoke the contemporary human...

Pre-raphaelite, Matthew Arnold, 19th century view
Document Has housing divided the generations?

A paper discussing the way in which housing has become an issue of intergenerational justice

Houses & housing view
Document ‘…all Altars [should] be taken down and clear removed even unto the foundation’: Edmund Grindal. Social and political doublethink in the Puritan movement by Craig Paterson

The purpose of this article is to consider the English Reformation, particularly within the late sixteenth century, from an interdisciplinary...

Reformation, Early modern, Christianity, puritan, memorial view
Document A question of tenure?

A discussion of owner-occupation and renting of housing

Houses & housing view
Document The Hermaphrodite King: Polysemy and the failure of unity in William Davenant and Inigo Jones’ Salmacida Spolia by Debbie Hicks

This article interrogates the presentation of monarchy in Salmacida Spolia, a court masque staged during the escalating political turmoil that...

court masque, Charles I, Early modern, Inigo Jones, William Davenant view
Image collection American Revolution Cartoon 1774

One of three contemporary caricatures (cartoons) shown here offering satirical insights into the American conflict.

In this print America...

American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Lord North, Britannia, 18th century, Intolerable acts, Boston view
Subscribe to Politics