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Historical Tripos, 2005: Amendment to subjects and periods

The Faculty Board of History give notice that they have amended their announcement of Part II subjects in respect of Special Subject Papers 1K and 2K, Specified Paper 21 of Part II of the Historical Tripos 2005 (Statutes and Ordinances, pp. 304-05, Reporter, 18 June 2003, p. 1065), and by announcing a new Special Subject 1O and 2O, as follows:

(i) by amending the title of Papers 1K and 2K from 'The political theory of Thomas Hobbes' to 'Thomas Hobbes and the English Revolution, 1640-51'.

(ii) by announcing new Papers 1O and 2O entitled 'The political economy of globalization, 1939-74'.

(iii) by amending the title of Paper 21 from 'The nationalization of culture in Britain since 1800' to 'The nationalization of culture in Britain since c.1800'.

Candidates for Part II in 2005, who have previously taken Part I of the Historical Tripos and who did not offer in that Part a paper falling mainly in the period before 1750, may meet the requirement to take a pre-1750 paper in Part II (Statutes and Ordinances, pp. 304-05) by offering one of the Special Subjects A, B, C, D, E, F, and K or by offering Paper 3 or one of the Papers 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 28 as previously announced, or a dissertation, provided that its subject falls mainly in the period before 1750.

Candidates for Part II in 2005, who have previously taken Part I of the Historical Tripos and who did not offer in that Part a paper falling mainly in the period after 1750, may meet the requirement to take a post-1750 paper in Part II by offering one of the Special Subjects G, H, I, J, M, and P as previously announced, or Special Subject O, or by offering Papers 4 or 5 or one of the Papers 6, 7, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 29, as previously announced, or a dissertation, provided that its subject falls mainly in the period after 1750.

Candidates for Part II in 2005, who have previously taken Part I of the Historical Tripos and who did not offer in that Part a paper in European History, may meet the requirement to take a European History paper in Part II by offering one of the following papers: 12, 14, 16, 18, 20 as previously announced.

The Faculty Board are satisfied that no candidate's preparation will be adversely affected by these amendments.


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Cambridge University Reporter 24 March 2004
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