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Studying local and regional history in Britain and Ireland: The Open University MA in History

Donnachie, Ian (2010). Studying local and regional history in Britain and Ireland: The Open University MA in History. Scottish Local History Journal, 78 pp. 24–28.

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Abstract

Provides a detailed review of the development and curriculum of the MA History programme, explaining the aims and structure of the course. The paper provides an overview of the seminal works of history studied, the skills and resources students learn to deploy, local and regional historiography in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, the six major themes of the course (crime & policing, the role of families, poverty & welfare, industry, urbanisation, and religion), and project planning for research and writing a dissertation.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2010 Scottish Local History Journal
ISSN: 0226-2027
Keywords: historical studies; history teaching
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > History
Item ID: 21017
Depositing User: Ian Donnachie
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2010 08:10
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 09:45
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21017
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