HIST 424 - Modern Ireland: 1798-present
The history of Ireland from the revolt of 1798 through the present. Focus will be on the varieties of Irish nationalism, the process of state-building, and the ongoing troubles in the north. HIST 424 and HIST 524 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Analyze significant issues, trends and developments in Irish history, particularly those that revolve around the role of religion the shifting definitions of Irish identity, and the varieties of Irish nationalism.
Demonstrate knowledge that history is not simply the recitation of names and dates, but is a fluid subject where interpretations are constantly changing as a result of different methods or patterns of analysis.
Analyze and synthesize primary and secondary sources in order to put forward well-supported arguments.
Make a clearly-written and clearly-presented argument, including a thesis and sufficient and well-used supporting evidence.
Compare the ways in which artists and fiction writers use history and historical events with the ways in which historians use history and historical events.Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
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