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Britain in the Age of Revolution, 1783-1832

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About this Course

About the Course

In this course, Dr Sarah Richardson (University of Warwick) explores British politics between the start of the French Revolution in 1789 to the Great Reform Act of 1832. As we move through the course, we think about seven key historical questions from the period, including popular reactions to the French Revolution, the nature of Luddism, the impact of the Peterloo Massacre of 1819, and the impact of the Great Reform Act of 1832.

This course is designed for students OCR History AS/A-Level GCE A, Unit Y110 (From Pitt to Peel, 1783-1853), Part I (British Government in the Age of Revolution, 1783-1832).

About the Lecturer

Sarah Richardson is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Warwick.

Amongst her achievements are the Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence in 2006 and National Teaching Fellow in 2010. She teaches a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, including The Victorian City, Georgian Britain and Politics and Opinion in Hanoverian Britain.

Sarah has had numerous work published including Using Computers in History (Palgrave, 2005) and ‘Politics and Gender in the nineteenth century’ in Blackwell’s Companion to Nineteenth Century British History (Blackwell, 2004 and 2006).