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Cultures of Empire - HSTY3713

Year - 2020

We continue to live with the consequences of Europe's imperial expansion. This unit explores the role that culture played in this key moment in history, with an emphasis on the nineteenth century and its aftermath. We also cover the heritage of empire through themes such as commemoration and protest, popular culture and film.

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

participation (10%), 1x1hr Exam (40%), 1x2500wd Essay (40%), 1x1000wd Proposal and Bibliography (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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