2006 HTA107 History 1C: The Modern World in Australia to 1860

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HTA107 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H On Campus 17-JUL-2006 10-AUG-2006 04-SEP-2006 20-OCT-2006

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [R2B] [R3A] [R3K]
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Traces the evolution of the rudimentary penal settlement, founded in 1788, into the self-governing colonies of the mid-nineteenth century. Attention is given to the nature of convictism and the forces which increasingly challenged a 'convict society'; the crisis in Aboriginal-European relations resulting from the impact of British colonisation, and the movement for self government and democracy in the 1850s, the Gold Rushes and the Eureka Stockade.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: written work, 3,000 words (45%), tutorial participation (5%), 2-hr exam in Nov (50%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 x 1-hr lectures, 1-hr tutorial weekly

M.Excl HTA100, HTA102 (except in special circumstances with the permission of the Head of Discipline or School)

[p/b] Clark M, A Short History of Australia, Mentor [
p/b] Daniels K, Convict Women, Allen & Unwin
[p/b] McQueen H, A New Britannia, Penguin
[p/b] Robson LL, The convict Settlers of Australia, Melb UP
[p/b] Reynolds H, the Law of the Land, Penguin

STAFF: Mr G P Chapman

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