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2. a.- ALBION/BRITANNIA
WHAT THE ROMANS BROUGHT TO THE ISLAND The name: Britannia
The roads: radial roads from London
The law: Roman law
410 A.D. Romans leave Britain
4.- CHRISTIAN WORLD: 450
1.- period
2.- period
Scandinavian invasions (late 8th century)
WHAT CHRISTIANITY BROUGHT TO THE ISLAND
Roman alphabet
Teocratic religion > Christian
Providence as instrument of History Monasteries: literacy, Classical cultura
Religious buildings
Administrative division of the land
Main topics:
TEMA 3
3.- ANGLO-SAXON PERIOD: 410 -1066
GERMANIC/TEUTONIC WORLD. Two periods:
1.- First invasions
Saxons organization:
Works in Anglo-Saxon society:
WHAT THE ANGLO-SAXONS BROUGHT TO THE ISLAND
The name: England, the land of the angles
The language: West Teutonic Their tribal society with its specific structure
Their oral epic and lyric poetry
TEMA 4 HIGH MIDDLE AGES :1066-1485
I.- GENERAL FEATURES:
1.- Political history:
Magna Carta 1215
2.- Social history
Summary:
Clerical Privilege
II.- Romance in Context
1.- Social context:
2.- Literary Context
“amour courtois” introduces:
3.-e.- Romance: Cycles
Humanism : Literary "Renaissance"(XIIth)
University syllabus:
TEMA 5 Early Modern Period 1485-1603
I.- Political history:
a.- International:
b.- In England:
II.- Social history a.- General view:
b.- Important singular events:
III.- Cultural: a.- Humanism: Renaissance:
b.- The beggings of scientific impulse:
WHAT THE PERIOD BROUGHT
Paradigm of Life : Instruments of History
TEMA 6 Revolution & Restoration Period The New Colonies (1603-1750).
Historical facts A.- The Stuart Period
B.- The Republic (1649-60):
C.- Restoration
II.- Social history:
A.- Struggle:
B.- Restoration brought:
C.- Social events:
II.- Cultural history:
A.- Humanism:
1.- Literary conditions:
3.- The "new philosophy": contrasted views
Prose as a dominant literary and cultural genre
Types of prose:
TEMA 7 18th century and onwards:
Cultural challenges
Against neoclassicism
Challenge of gender
The challenge of Man
TEMA 8 18th century and onwards:
The challenge of social order
1.- The modern bourgeois society and the Industrial revolution
2.- The industrial bourgeoisie has simplified class antagonisms
3.- Economy:
4.- Market growing:
TEMA 9 CULTURAL TERMINOLOGY
TEMA 10 British Colonization
Ways of colonization:
The colonists brought with them:
THEME: VICTORIAN IMPERIALISM and COLONIALISM
1.- Great Britain
2.- Quality of the empire
3.- Imperialism and colonialism Imperialism:
Motives:
Colonialism:
THEME: Slavery:
Historical process of slavery in the United States
2.- Main cultural issues in the following fragment:
Establishing Identity
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