Modernities: Nineteenth-Century Historical Narratives (Fall 2018)

Meeting Time: 
MW 11.35-12.50

British historical narratives in the nineteenth century, an age often cited as the crucible of modern historical consciousness. How a period of industrialization and democratization grounded itself in imagined pasts—whether recent or distant, domestic or foreign—in both historical novels and works by historians who presented programmatic statements about the nature of historical development.

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