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Venice Floating City: Myth and History - HSTY3706

Year - 2020

Venice is famous for grandiose spectacle and cultural achievement; and notorious for vice, the sexual licence of Casanova, for cinematic imaginings of horror and death. This unit traces Venice from medieval origins in a muddy Adriatic lagoon, through the rise and decline of its mighty early-modern empire, to emergence as a 21st-century global tourist Mecca. It investigates Venice's extraordinary impact on everything from republican thought to understanding of how human beings inhabit the city environment.

2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week.

Participation (10%), 1x1000wd Exam (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (50%), 1x500wd Essay bibliography (10%), 1x500wd Essay outline (10%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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