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HSTY2711: Revolutionary Europe

2023 unit information

This unit explores the transformation of Europe from the late eighteenth century. We will examine changes in social structures and culture, urban and rural life, the emergence of new forms of ideology and politics, as well as epoch-making events such as the French Revolution and the Russian Revolution.

Unit details and rules

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Code HSTY2711
Academic unit History
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Communicate arguments and ideas in a clear and effective way, both in writing and through oral/visual presentation
  • LO2. Identify, summarise, and analyse the information and perspectives provided by historical sources
  • LO3. Critically engage and respond to a body of existing historical scholarship
  • LO4. Demonstrate an ability to identify and select relevant and intellectually sound resources for historical research
  • LO5. Be able to acquire and evaluate new knowledge through independent research on a prescribed essay topic

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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