20 Credits AUTUMN


Pre-requisites: Pass in at least two modules from HST112-120


Aims/Description: In the aftermath of 9/11 and 7/7, the rhetoric of the war on terror has been one of the most significant political vocabularies of the twenty-first century. Yet, terrorism is not a new phenomenon: the history of the modern world, particularly during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, has been marked by violent challenges to political authority by non-state actors. This module will consider in detail the phenomenon of terrorism in a historical setting, considering various manifestations (geographically, chronologically and ideologically) as well as the related areas of state terror and counter-terrorist strategies.

Staff Contact: Rebecca Phipps
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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