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Histories of Everyday Life in Modern Cornwall (HIC2029)

15 credits

This module offers the opportunity to study the history modern Cornwall from the perspectives of its people and the experience of everyday life. It broadly covers the nineteenth and twentieth centuries through a series of mostly thematic studies of everyday life, exploring the changing experience of life in Cornwall in its transition from industrial powerhouse to tourist destination and exurb. It will be primarily based on detailed reading of primary sources.