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  1. 1. Introduction to the Course 1 item
    1. No set reading

  2. Week 2. Historians Behaving Badly? Two case studies of ethical problems in historical research 9 items
    1. Required Reading 6 items
      1. The City of Light - Jacob D'Ancona, David Selbourne 1998 (Paperback)

        Book Essential Introduction and Chapter 7 'The Law of Freedom'

      2. Honourable Joke? - Roz Kaveney 1997

        Article Essential

      3. Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Biography - Adam Sisman 2010

        Book Essential pp. 183-194

      4. Lawrence Stone - C. S. L. Davies 2004

        Chapter Essential

      5. Hugh Trevor-Roper - Richard Davenport-Hines 2011

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 3 items
  3. Week 3. Archives: how they are created and how we use them 1 item
    1. No set reading

  4. Week 4. Narratives and chronicles 17 items
    1. Required Reading 5 items
      1. Gesta Regum Anglorum = The History of the English Kings - R. A. B. Mynors, R. M. Thomson, M. Winterbottom, William of Malmesbury 1998

        Book Essential Read the Prologue

      2. The Two Cities: A Chronicle of Universal History to the Year 1146 A.D. - Charles Christopher Mierow, Otto of Freising 2002

        Book Essential Read the Prologue

      3. A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea - Emily Atwater Babcock, A. C. Krey, William of Tyre 1943

        Book Essential Read the Prologue

      4. A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea - William, Archbishop of Tyre, Emily Atwater Babcock 1943

        Book Essential Read the Prologue

    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. William of Tyre: Historian of the Latin East - P. W. Edbury, John Gordon Rowe 1988

        Book Further

      2. William of Malmesbury - R. M. Thomson 2004

        Chapter Further

  5. Week 5. Metanarratives, collective memory and memorialisation 16 items
    1. Required Reading 3 items
    2. Further Reading 13 items
      1. Kantorowicz, or the Middle Ages as Refuge - Alai Boureau 1996

        Chapter Further

      2. The Great War and Modern Memory - Paul Fussell 2000

        Book Further

      3. The Great War and Modern Memory - Paul Fussell 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

      4. Introduction - Stefan Goebel 2007

        Chapter Further

      5. On collective memory - Maurice Halbwachs, Lewis A. Coser 1992

        Book Further

      6. Ernst Kantorowicz - Robert E. Lerner 2018

        Book Further Chapters 5, 7

  6. Week 6. Reading Week – no lecture or seminar 0 items
  7. Week 7. Approaches to Political History 4 items
    1. Required Reading 1 item
      1. Cabinet Papers Digital Archive - The National Archives

        Website Essential For the seminars you should familiarise yourself with the UK Cabinet Papers.

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Political History - Steven Fielding 2008

        Article Further

  8. Week 8. Interpreting photography and film 3 items
    1. Seminar Reading 3 items
      1. Feature Films and the Historian - Anthony Aldgate, Jeffrey Richards 1999

        Chapter Essential

      2. Feature Films and the Historian - Anthony Aldgate, Jeffrey Richards 1999

        Chapter Essential

      3. Theatres of Memory: Vol. 1: Past and Present in Contemporary Culture - Raphael Samuel 1994

        Book Essential Chapter 'The Eye of History' by R. Samuel

  9. Week 9. Cultural History and Trial Transcripts: Interpreting Testimonies using Inquisition Records 17 items
    1. Required Reading 3 items
      1. Cultural History and the Challenge of Narrativity - Karen Halttunen 1999

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 14 items
      1. What is cultural history? - Peter Burke 2008

        Book Further

      2. Varieties of Cultural History - Peter Burke 1997

        Book Further

      3. The Return of Martin Guerre - Natalie Zemon Davis 1983

        Book Further

      4. The New Cultural History - Aletta Biersack, Lynn Hunt 1989

        Book Further

      5. The New Cultural History - Aletta Biersack, Lynn Avery Hunt 1989 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

  10. Week 10. Revising oral histories 4 items
    1. Required Reading 4 items
      1. Oral History - Graham Smith

        Webpage Essential

  11. 11. Essay Surgery 1 item
    1. No set reading

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