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Social history

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.

Social history (V320): The interpretation of the underlying processes of change in society. Includes the study of the growth and development of societies in history.

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Link George Romney: Emma Hart as Circe c.1782

This link takes to to some useful information about George Romney's painting of  Emma Hart as Circe, c.1782, in the Tate Gallery, London

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Emma Hamilton, Emma Hart, Nelson, Sir William Hamilton, George Romney, Portraiture, Collectors, 18th century, Long 18th Century view
Document Agricultural revolution week 1 slides

Introduction

Agricultural history, agricultural revolution, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century view
Link British Women's History

Concentrates on British women's emancipation since the Renaissance, bringing together many primary sources and presenting essays, summaries and...

Gender, Women, Sufferage, History view
Link Hidden Lives - Children in Care 1881-1918

Unique archive material about poor and disadvantaged children cared for by The Waifs and Strays' Society (later the Children's Society) in the...

Children, Poverty, 19th century, 20th century, Victorian, Edwardian, Social reform, Charities, Houses & housing, History view
Document Private Spaces for Public Consumption: Female Privacy as Erotic Satire in Eighteenth-Century British Print Culture, Ruby Rutter

Female privacy in eighteenth-century British print culture was often represented as facilitating salacious and debauched behaviour. The...

18th century, satire, feminism view
Document Protesting Peterloo: The ‘Fanciful’ and the ‘Domestic’, Helen Leach

This essay will explore two artefacts produced in response to the Peterloo Massacre in 1819; Percy Bysshe Shelley’s The Masque of Anarchy and John...

19th century, Social history, engraving, Literature, Reform view
Document Reading list and discussion topics to Week 10

Reading list and discussion topics to Week 10

agricultural revolution, 19th century view
Document Reading list and discussion topics to Week 5

Reading list and discussion topics to Week 5

agricultural revolution, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century view
Document Reading list and discussion topics to Week 7

Reading list to Week 7

agricultural revolution, 18th century, 19th century view
Document Reading list to Week 9

Reading list to Week 9

agricultural revolution view
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