Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
This course uncovered the lives of coal industry workers and miners in the long 19th century.
4 weeks, 3 hours per week
Professor of English Studies
University of Strathclyde
- Discuss the range of activities involved in working in the mining industry in the long nineteenth century, and how these changed during the period covered by the course.
- Assess representations of working lives in the mines and mining artefacts and discuss how they relate to wider questions of class, gender, and political and professional identity.
- Reflect on how mining work impacted on the body in this period.
- Engage with written and oral material on workers’ lives within the appropriate historical and material contexts.
- Engage with online resources, including museum archives, and perform searches in these and other archives for material relevant to mining history and workers’ lives.
The course will consist of 4 modules, each focused on a different kind of worker associated with the mining industry and the particular challenges they faced: 1. The collier 2. The child miner 3. The surface worker 4. The trade unionist
Issued on 27th January 2020
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