This course surveys British political and social developments from the period of Victorian British imperialism to the era of "Swinging London" and "Cool Britannia" at the end of the 20th century. Topics include the advent of a democratic political system, the rise of the labour movement, suffragette protest, Irish nationalism, the repercussions of World Wars I and II, post-war popular culture, and the era of Thatcherism. Lecture: Three hours a week. 07-01-2020-02-04-2020 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 11:30AM - 12:45PM, Room to be Announced