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British prime ministers 1783 - 1852

British prime ministers 1783 - 1852

This learning object on British Prime Ministers, 1783-1852, is designed to support the programme of lectures and seminars on the module The Many Faces of Reform: British politics, 1790-1850. It will help familiarise you with the leading political figures and parliamentary groupings of the period we are studying. It will also test your knowled...   More

Crown and peers: the monarchy and the Lords in British politics, 1783-1846

Crown and peers: the monarchy and the Lords in British politics, 1783-1846

Welcome to this learning object on the Monarchy and the Lords in British Politics, 1783-1846. It has been developed for use on the module The Many Faces of Reform which explores key themes in the political history of Britain from the time of the French Revolution to the middle of the nineteenth century.   More

Document skills : maps and plans

Document skills : maps and plans

As a specialist medium, maps and plans can be a challenge to use and it is not always immediately obvious just what can be learned from them. This resource demonstrates how the researcher can use these documents to gain varied insights about a particular place and aspects of its history. The resource includes a glossary and bibliography. Il...   More

Film in history/history in film

Film in history/history in film

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module explores the inter-relations and interactions of film and history in 20th century Europe and the United States (with a few classic films from elsewhere). It considers how films have appropriated past events as their ...   More

From Reformation to revolution: an introduction to early modern history c.1500-1789

From Reformation to revolution: an introduction to early modern history c.1500-1789

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. Module Code: V11213 Suitable for study at: Undergraduate level 1 Credits:20 This module introduces students to major issues in the social, political and cultural history of Europe in the Early Modern period by analysing de...   More

Harvesting history, Laxton : the medieval village that survived the modern age

Harvesting history, Laxton : the medieval village that survived the modern age

A video covering the medieval farming and life styles preserved in Laxton, a small village in Nottinghamshire which has survived the modern age. Includes images and artefacts from the exhibition presented by the University of Nottingham Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections. Suitable for community education, secondary education, u...   More

Historical skills : dating documents

Historical skills : dating documents

Explains the different dating conventions employed in historical documents. For example, the system of dating by reference to a religious feast day and the year of the reigning monarch has little in common with the modern calendar. Even where a recognisable date is provided, it may not be what it at first appears.... The resource includes a g...   More

Historical skills : weights and measurements

Historical skills : weights and measurements

Aims to identify and explain some common difficulties in deciphering units of weights, measurements, and money in historical documents. Explores English and Welsh measuring systems, predominantly those used from the late sixteenth and early 17th centuries onwards, and those in force after the Weights and Measures Act of 1824. The resource inc...   More

Introduction to the medieval world, 500-1500

Introduction to the medieval world, 500-1500

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010 Most history students, when applying to university, say they want to widen their knowledge of the past. As a School we take you at your word, teaching history from AD 500 onwards. This module introduces you to Europe in the Middle...   More

Japan in war and peace

Japan in war and peace

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures ...   More

Roads to modernity, 1789-1945

Roads to modernity, 1789-1945

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn/Spring Semesters 2010/11. This module addresses the nature of ‘modernity’. It explores the ideas and historical experiences that transformed societies in Europe and around the world during a series of epic journeys from the distant past to the n...   More

Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest

Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest

This online exhibition highlights resources for the study of Robin Hood in the collections held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham. It includes examples from printed versions of the Robin Hood story in collections of traditional ballad literature, in popular chap books and in stories for children. It also fe...   More

Sport

Sport

This online exhibition features a small selection of material held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham relating to sport. It includes photographs of University sports teams and items relating to the wider history of team sports and individual exercise through the centuries.   More

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