Please note that this module was available
until 2010, but has since been
withdrawn and is no longer available.
This undergraduate second-year option module will provide students with a critical understanding of the most important political, social and economic developments in nineteenth and twentieth century Ireland. Students will gain the ability to identify, assess and engage with historiography specific to this module; the ability to elucidate the social and economic context in which Irish nationalism and Irish unionism developed; the ability to apply broad historical concepts in specific cases; the ability to research and produce a coherent written analysis of selected topics based on accurate use of secondary material.