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Bryan Mann

Dr. Bryan MannOffice:  TMH 02
Email:  bm30@txstate.edu
Phone:  512.245.7845

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Bryan Mann is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History specializing in Tudor/Stuart Britain. He holds a PhD from the University of Leicester (2008). His research interests focus on the Lord Lieutenancy, local government and the coming of the Civil Wars in England during the 17th century. He is also the Program Director for the History Department’s Study Abroad Program in Chester, England.

Educational Background
PhD – University of Leicester 2008
MA – Texas State University 2000
BA – University of Texas 1995

Current Research Topics

Cambridgeshire and the Bishops’ Wars


Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses:

HIST 2310: WESTERN CIVILIZATION TO 1715
This course is a general survey of western civilization from the earliest times to the beginning of the eighteenth century.

HIST 2320: WESTERN CIVILIZATION SINCE 1715
This course is a general survey of western civilization since the beginning of the eighteenth century.

HIST 2311: HISTORY OF WORLD CIVILIZATION TO THE 17th CENTURY
A general survey of world civilization from the earliest times to the 17th century.

HIST 2312: HISTORY OF WORLD CIVILIZATION FROM THE 17th CENTURY
A general survey of world civilization from the 17th century to the present.

HIST 3315: HISTORY OF ENGLAND TO 1603
A broad and general survey of English history from the Roman era to circa 1603, this course combines lectures with readings from a textbook, collection of documents, and monographs. The intention is to provide a sound introduction to issues, personalities, movements and developments in English history, encompassing political, governmental, constitutional, social, religious and cultural topics.

HIST 3316: HISTORY OF ENGLAND SINCE 1603
A broad and general survey of English history from 1603 to the present, this course combines lectures with readings from a textbook, collection of documents, and monographs. The intention is to provide a sound introduction to issues, personalities, movements and developments in English history, encompassing political, governmental, constitutional, social, religious and cultural topics.

HIST 4317: TUDOR-STUART ENGLAND
A detailed survey of Tudor-Stuart English history (ca. 1485-1689), this course combines lectures with readings from two textbooks, several monographs and various class-handouts. The intention is to provide an introduction to issues, personalities, movements and developments of the Tudor-Stuart era, by examining in some detail political, governmental, social, economic, cultural and legal topics.

Graduate Courses:

HIST 5318C: THE AGE OF THE STUARTS
A seminar in early modern European history focuses on England during the age of the Stuarts (1603-1714). Essentially a readings seminar, it is designed to introduce graduate students to major topics in Stuart history primarily through intensive reading of secondary sources. Constitutional, political, governmental, social, religious and cultural aspects of the age will be covered. The course allows students to 1) enhance their awareness and develop a better understanding of these topics and issues, 2) further refine their reading and analytical skills, 3) further develop their speaking and writing skills, and 4) have appropriate knowledge of major historiographical viewpoints and arguments related to Stuart history.

HIST 5319: THE AGE OF THE TUDORS
This seminar in early modern European history focuses on England during the age of the Tudors (1485-1603). Essentially a readings seminar, it is designed to introduce graduate students to major topics in Tudor history primarily through intensive reading of secondary sources. Constitutional, political, governmental, social, religious and cultural aspects of the age will be covered. The course allows students to 1) enhance their awareness and develop a better understanding of these topics and issues, 2) further refine their reading and analytical skills, 3) further develop their speaking and writing skills, and 4) have appropriate knowledge of major historiographical viewpoints and arguments related to Tudor history.