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Synopsis for first morning class of JW3 'Semi-Detached Island' course on Thursday 14th January @11am

Island Mentality


1 Island Mentality. What does this mean?

1a Included in above a special piece on concept of Exceptionalism

2 Versions of history

3 The history curriculum debate in Britain today

4 1066 and onwards

5 Elizabeth I's reign: two key speeches

6 War with France throughout 18th and 19th centuries

7 To Mr Gladstone the last word!



Three Book References


Britain's Europe by Bernard Simms

1000 Years of Annoying the French by Stephen Clarke

We laughed at Boney by Jack Werner





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