Early Modern England with Keith E. Wrightson at Yale University (Fall 2009)

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Early Modern England: Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts (HIST 251)
This course is intended to provide an up-to-date introduction to the development of English society between the late fifteenth and the early eighteenth centuries. Particular issues addressed in the lectures will include: the changing social structure; households; local communities; gender roles; economic development; urbanization; religious change from the Reformation to the Act of Toleration; the Tudor and Stuart monarchies; rebellion, popular protest and civil war; witchcraft; education, literacy and print culture; crime and the law; poverty and social welfare; the changing structures and dynamics of political participation and the emergence of parliamentary government. Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses

1. General Introduction 36:09
2. "The Tree of Commonwealth": The Social Order in the Sixteenth Century 43:37
3. Households: Structures, Priorities, Strategies, Roles 46:05
4. Communities: Key Institutions and Relationships 45:58
5. "Countries" and Nation: Social and Economic Networks and the Urban System 45:46
6. The Structures of Power 51:43
7. Late Medieval Religion and Its Critics 45:52
8. Reformation and Division, 1530-1558 50:02
9. "Commodity" and "Commonweal": Economic and Social Problems, 1520-1560 46:42
10. The Elizabethan Confessional State: Conformity, Papists and Puritans 51:43
11. The Elizabethan "Monarchical Republic": Political Participation 44:14
12. Economic Expansion, 1560-1640 50:58
13. A Polarizing Society, 1560-1640 47:01
14. Witchcraft and Magic 46:35
15. Crime and the Law 46:32
16. Popular Protest 46:29
17. Education and Literacy 49:45
18. Street Wars of Religion: Puritans and Arminians 45:18
19. Crown and Political Nation, 1604-1640 43:54
20. Constitutional Revolution and Civil War, 1640-1646 49:47
21. Regicide and Republic, 1647-1660 47:12
22. An Unsettled Settlement: The Restoration Era, 1660-1688 48:08
23. England, Britain, and the World: Economic Development, 1660-1720 46:36
24. Refashioning the State, 1688-1714 46:52
25. Concluding Discussion and Advice on Examination 18:43