Early Modern England

Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuartsm with Keith Wrightson: Open Yale Courses

Keith Wrightson, Yale University | Aug 3, 2021

Early Modern England with Keith Wrightson is intended to provide an up-to-date introduction to the development of English society between the late fifteenth and the early eighteenth centuries. Particular issues addressed in the lectures will include: the changing social structure; households; local communities; gender roles; economic development; urbanization; religious change from the Reformation to the Act of Toleration; the Tudor and Stuart monarchies; rebellion, popular protest and civil war; witchcraft; education, literacy and print culture; crime and the law; poverty and social welfare; the changing structures and dynamics of political participation and the emergence of parliamentary government.

Tags: Britain Lecture, Podcast, & Documentary Syllabus 1400-1600 1600-1800


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