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On completion of this module students:
1. will be able to critique texts on war drawing on the methods used by historians, sociologists, and political scientists, among others;
2. understand the major historical changes in the nature and context of war since the earliest times of human history;
3. will appreciate a variety of analytic techniques used by researchers investigating human conflict;
4. will have improved their academic writing skills.
Robert Gerwarth (Director, UCD Centre for War Studies), Introduction
Chiara Tedaldi (School of History), How to write History essays
Christopher Farrell (School of Classics), Warfare in Ancient Greece: From Citizen Soldiers to Hellenistic Kingdoms
Alexander Thein (School of Classics), The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire
Mairin McCarron (School of History), The Vikings: A World of Warriors?
Edward Coleman (School of History), The Crusades
Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin (School of History), From the Wars of Religion to Napoleon’s Revolutionary Wars
Jennifer Wellington (School of History), Total Wars: From Crimea to the Second World War
Week 8 BANK HOLIDAY
Catherine Cox, War, what is it good for? War and Medicine in the Modern Period
David Kerr, European Art and Literature in the Age of Total Wars, 1914-1945
(School of Sociology), Why Are Wars so Gendered?
Hussein Omar (School of History), Contemporary Conflict in the Middle East
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|Repeat||Within Two Trimesters|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Individual feedback is offered by email or in person after each written assignment.
|Dr Chiara Tedaldi||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|