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HSTY3809: Social and Cultural History

2024 unit information

How did people in past societies congregate, organise, socialise, and argue How did they live and love How did they make sense of the world around them This advanced seminar uses sources, methodologies, lenses and questions drawn from social and cultural history to explore dynamics of power and difference in everyday encounters and thought: in cities or villages, nations or empires.

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Code HSTY3809
Academic unit History
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Explain the development of social history and the cultural turn
  • LO2. Understand the strengths and limitations of social and cultural history
  • LO3. Apply the methods of social history and cultural history to primary source research

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Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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