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An Age of Capital, 1840-1880: Dr Barry Dackombe"

"Continuing the history of the long nineteenth century (1789-1914), the era in which modern Britain took shape. This course will take a thematic approach to examine the social, political and economic changes that affected Britain A period of tension between the old and new, between progress and decay, the rise of the ‘middle class’ and a series of crisis for the poor."

Tutor: Dr Barry Dackombe

"Dr Barry Dackombe is an Associate Lecturer at the OU, where he has been teaching history courses since 2007. Specialising in modern history, Barry has taught courses on the long nineteenth century, war & social change and imperialism & empire. He has a strong interest in the Society of Friends and those who dissent from “perceived wisdom” in relation to international relations."