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