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HI388 - Religious Conflict and Civil War in France c1560-1600

  • Module code: HI388
  • Module name: Religious Conflict and Civil War in France c1560-1600
  • Department: History
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module will focus on the experience of war in sixteenth-century France from the perspective of local communities as well as the crown and the nobility. It will draw on a wide variety of contemporary sources in English translation including correspondence, memoirs, legislation, petitions and prints. The aim is to develop an understanding of the circumstances which led to and perpetuated civil war and why repeated attempts to establish peaceful confessional co-existence failed. Students will develop the critical skills to engage with current historiographical debates, and be given the opportunity to write an extended piece of assessed work using both primary and secondary sources.

Principal learning outcomes

Students will develop the critical skills to engage with current historiographical debates, and be given the opportunity to write an extended piece of assessed work using both primary and secondary sources.

Timetabled teaching activities

Weekly seminars.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/undergraduate/modules/hi388

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: HI388-30)
B (Examination only) 3 hour examination (Summer) 100%
C (Assessed/examined work) 4500 word essay 50%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 50%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessesd (visiting/exchange students) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate History (V100) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate History (with Year Abroad) (V101) - Year 4