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HSTY1044: Europe Since 1900

2024 unit information

This unit surveys European history from the First World War to the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit. Topics covered include the two world wars and the Holocaust, the Russian Revolution, fascism, the complex history of democracy in Europe, empire and decolonization, migration, and the ways international organizations from the League of Nations to the EU have recast Europe. The unit also pays close attention to social and cultural change and examines connections between different aspects of human experience. The unit ranges across Europe, with special attention to France, Germany, Britain, and Russia.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

History

Code HSTY1044
Academic unit History
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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HSTY1043
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Apply historical concepts, skills and thinking while undertaking historical inquiry.
  • LO2. Analyse evidence associated with major issues and controversies in European History since 1900.
  • LO3. Evaluate the frameworks that scholars have used to interpret European History since 1900.
  • LO4. Construct, frame and defend arguments using appropriate and well-structured forms.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote

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