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FORM AND CONDUCT OF EXAMINATIONS: NOTICES

Notices by Faculty Boards, or other bodies concerned, of changes to the form and conduct of certain examinations to be held in 2001, by comparison with those examinations in 2000, are published below. Complete details of the form and conduct of all examinations are available from the Faculties or Departments concerned.

Historical Tripos, 2001

The Faculty Board of History give notice that, with effect from the examinations to be held in 2001, the form of the examinations for certain papers of the Historical Tripos will be as follows:

Part I

Paper 22. North American history from 1607 to 1877

There will be one three-hour examination paper. Candidates will be expected to answer three questions.

Candidates who are also taking Paper 24 (The history of the United States from 1828) should not offer starred questions on this paper (Paper 22).

Part II

Papers 1 and 2. Special Subject F. The politics of laughter: English satirical print, 1730-1840.

In Paper 1, candidates will be required to answer questions 1, 2, and 3, and either question 4 or question 5. Question 1 sets gobbets on texts, along standard formats. Questions 2 and 3 each set five pairs of images, and in each question candidates are asked to comment on two pairs of them. Questions 4 and 5 will be essay questions on sources along standard formats. In Paper 2, candidates will be required to answer three questions along standard formats.

Paper 3. The history of political thought to c. 1700.

Candidates in Part II of the Historical Tripos who are also offering Special Subject D 'From Grotius to Hobbes: Natural law and the nature of man 1590-1651' may not offer the following starred questions:

Section A: Questions 12 and 13.

Section B: Questions 24, 25, and 26.

Paper 16. Middle Eastern and Islamic history, 7. (Paper Is. 23 of the Oriental Studies Tripos)

The topic of this paper is 'Islamic Spain and North Africa, 711-1610'. There will be one three-hour examination paper. This paper will consist of nine essay questions of which candidates will be required to answer three. All questions carry equal marks.

Paper 17. Governance and community in early modern England 1550-1800.

Paper 18. The cultural history of early modern cities: 1450-1789.

Paper 20. Nation, state, society, and culture in Germany 1794-1914.

Paper 27. The rise and fall of segregation in the American South.

For each of these papers there will be one three-hour examination paper. Candidates will be expected to answer three questions on each paper.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 6 December 2000
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