The Department of Modern History offers a range of degree programmes and other study opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students covering the period from the Renaissance (the late 15th century) to the present day.

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Recent Submissions

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    McNamara, Kevin (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
  • The Court of Louis XIII, 1610-1643 

    Jaffre, Marc W. S. (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
    Louis XIII's reign has long garnered historians' and popular interest. The king of Cardinal Richelieu and the three musketeers, Louis is traditionally viewed as having presided over the development of the French state and ...
  • Roger Morrice and his 'Entring book' : 'all the news that's fit to print' 

    Bide, Richard William (University of St Andrews, 2017) - Thesis
    It is a reasonable assumption to make that anyone with a passing knowledge of British history will have heard of Samuel Pepys, the seventeenth-century ‘man about town’. His diary has been the subject of extensive research ...
  • The Foreign Office and British foreign policy during the Abyssinian crisis, 1934-1935 

    Fischer, Keith E. (University of St Andrews, 1989) - Thesis
    This is not a thesis about the Abyssinian Crisis or even, for that matter, Britain and the Abyssinian Crisis. Rather, it is about British foreign policy and the Foreign Office during the crisis. While a considerable amount ...
  • 'Pay any price, bear any burden': The U.S. Army's Counter-Insurgency Doctrine from Kennedy to the Vietnam War 

    Ritchie, George Forman Michael (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
    This thesis is an analysis of the U.S. Army’s counter-insurgency doctrine from its roots to its application in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Contrary to the arguments of a specific section of scholars, the Army ...

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