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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.
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
HTA100, HTA102 (except in special circumstances with the permission of the Head of Discipline or School)
TEXTS Required [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
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