The largest ocean in the world is a sea of interconnected islands, peopled for over 40,000 years by some of the most intrepid navigators the world has known. In this unit, we will examine histories of the Pacific from diverse perspectives, focusing on the making and re-making of people, environment, and knowledge in this storied space.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
Tutorial participation (10%), 1x 500 wds Blog entry (10%), 1x 500 wds Proposal and bibliography (10%), 1x 2000 wds Research essay (40%), 1x 1.5hrs Exam (30%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in History