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The American City - HSTY3709

Year - 2020

This unit takes as its starting point the diversity of historical experiences as they relate to urban America. Subjects include: the development of distinct urban governance; race, inequality, and segregation; urban subcultures; sexuality; leisure and consumption; social movements; and the city as juridically specific space in American history. Beyond historical methodologies students will also delve into the varieties of urban anthropology, geography, and sociology.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Participation (10%), 1x500wd Bibliography/research question (15%), 1x3000wd Research paper (45%), 2x500wd each Tutorial questions (30%)


12 credit points at the 2000 level in the History major or American Studies 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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