Library Dissertation Showcase

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Latest Dissertations

From Axe Murderer to Nun: Understanding a Woman’s Place in Medieval Iceland with a Focus on the Íslendingasögur

  • Author:
  • Rebecca Ann Stainwright-Dobbs
  • Subjects:
  • Christianity
  • gender
  • gender identity
  • Iceland
  • Icelandic society
  • oppression
  • pagan
  • power
  • sexuality
  • societal role
  • sociology
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘She is the civiliser, the purifier of life’: The extent of feminist and imperial ideology in the shaping of representations of women at the 1900 Woman’s Exhibition

  • Author:
  • Emma Louise Fox
  • Subjects:
  • 1900s
  • class
  • culture
  • discrimination
  • exhibitions
  • feminism
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • imperialism
  • post-colonialism
  • race
  • racism
  • Woman's Exhibition
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

The Link Between Female Masculinity and Female Same-Sex Desire in Britain in the Period 1746-1897

  • Author:
  • Samantha Kate Lennon
  • Subjects:
  • cross-dressing
  • Eighteenth Century
  • female masculinity
  • female sexuality
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender association
  • gender presentation
  • masculinity
  • Nineteenth Century
  • same-sex desire
  • sexuality
  • United Kingdom
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Anthroponymy and the Danelaw: Adopting Socio-onomastic approaches

  • Author:
  • Lewis Mee
  • Subjects:
  • anthroponymy
  • culture
  • Danelaw
  • ethnicity
  • politics
  • Scandinavian settlement
  • socio-onomastic principles
  • sociocultural impact
  • sociology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

A Dreamland? Amusement Parks Creating a New Culture for the Masses at Coney Island

  • Author:
  • Caitlin Arnold
  • Subjects:
  • amusement parks
  • childhood
  • Coney Island
  • culture
  • entertainment
  • Nineteenth Century
  • sexuality
  • Victorian
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Katherine Swynford: Examining Roles, Perceptions and Representations of Baronial Mistresses in Late Medieval England

  • Author:
  • Samantha Ann Rose Brinded
  • Subjects:
  • concubines
  • culture
  • England
  • late-medieval
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

Reinforcing and Challenging Gender Identities and Stereotypes in Representations of the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858

  • Author:
  • Nicola Kirby
  • Subjects:
  • colonialism
  • Empire
  • gender
  • identity
  • Indian Mutiny
  • Nineteenth Century
  • race
  • United Kingdom
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

A study of queer space in British cities, and its impact on the lives of gay men in the 1970s and 1980s

  • Author:
  • Rachel Conroy
  • Subjects:
  • 1960s
  • AIDS
  • discrimination
  • gay rights
  • homosexuality
  • same-sex desire
  • sexuality
  • space
  • United Kingdom
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

‘Which Side Are You On, Boys?’ An Investigation into Miners’ Masculinity in the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike

  • Author:
  • Molly Day-Coombes
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • emotional response
  • gender
  • history
  • identity
  • masculinity
  • Miners' Strike
  • women
  • Working Classes
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

The Geographical Origins of Medieval Parishes in Ireland; A Study of the Parish of Clontibret

  • Author:
  • Holly Shipton
  • Subjects:
  • history
  • Ireland
  • land borders
  • Medieval Studies
  • parish
  • politics
  • topography
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2019
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History