History - Comparative European History: Tonbridge, , This course Comparative History will look what happened in different European countries in different periods, starting with the early 19th century, comparing social, economic and political developments in the main European countries. Why was there social upheaval in France and Germany in 1832 and 1848 but not in England or Scandinavia? What impact had the Russian Revolution of 1917 on the social and political settings of the other European states?, , By the end of the course, students will be able to, - report events of different European states on a timeline rather than on the development in each single state , - describe the social, economic and political changes in European history rather than on single states and societies., , It will be based on student participation, meaning that students will prepare discussions for the first half of each meeting, introducing changes and occurrencies in different parts of Europe and their similarities and differences. They will be provided with essential texts in advance. The second part of the meeting will be based on an in-depth analysis or new topics introduced., This course is meant for students who are interested in a wider understanding of European history rather than an understanding in a more insular view of single developments. , , , , , This course will suit anyone interested in the history of London or the Tudor period.