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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Fall 2005

HIS 397L • Medieval England Through Contemporary Eyes

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
38997 MW
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
GAR 205
Jansen

Course Description

Scholars of medieval English/British history have been fortunate over the years. The number and quality of the primary sources that have survived have allowed scholars unparalleled access into the activities, behaviors, and mentalities of those who chronicled the period. In this course, we will examine medieval England through many of these primary sources (in translation where available). We will examine the sources themselves in an effort show students what types of sources are available and to explain the potential and limitations of the various sources

Grading Policy

Short, synoptic review articles  dealing with reading assignments, due weekly Short Comparative/Analytical Paper  due at midterm Short Comparative/Analytical Paper  due at end of term

Texts

Various primary sources (available online or in the PCL)

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