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On completion of this module, students
- will be able to analyze and evaluate conflicting historical interpretations of the Second World War and the year 1942
- will have acquired basic knowledge and understanding of some of the key historiographical debates about the Second World War
-will have familiarized themselves with some of the most important concepts and methodological approaches to the history of war
- will have a fuller understanding of the rich secondary literature on the period.
- will have improved their ability to interpret primary sources
- Will have a greater understanding of the method of global history
1. The war in the winter of 1941-42
2. January 1942 and the Year of the Holocaust
3. The British Empire at War
4. The Japanese Empire at War
5. The United States at War
6. The North African Campaigns
7. The Air War in Europe
8. The War in the summer of 1942
9. Facing the winter of 42-43
10. Cultures at war: the making of Casablanca
11. Review and Essay presentations
|Student Effort Type
|Specified Learning Activities
|Autonomous Student Learning
|Seminar (or Webinar)
Not applicable to this module.
|% of Final Grade
Not yet recorded.
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
You will receive feedback throughout the semester. This will include feedback on your contributions to in class discussions; you will receive instructions upon how to prepare for and deliver your presentation and literature review; and you will receive instructions and feedback upon how to use your presentation and literature review as a part of the preparation for your final essay.