Unit Code
Unit Title
HTA205 Gender in Historical Perspective
HTA206 Australia 1788 to 1901
HTA207 Australia 1901 to 1975
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA208 Medieval Britain: Myth, Power and Identity
HTA209 Europe in an Age of Crisis 1560-1640
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA210 Cold War Europe, 1945-1991
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA211 Europe at War 1914-1945
HTA214 Late Medieval Europe
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA216 The Experience of War: Europe from Napoleon
HTA218 Crime and the Law in Historical Perspective
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA229 Van Diemen's Land 1642-1850
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA231 Tasmanian History from 1856
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA234 Europe in the High Middle Ages
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA237 Holy Lands, Strange Lands: The Medieval World 1000-c.1300
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA240 Australian History 1788-1990s
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA242 Colonial USA, 1607-1789
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA243 USA: The Nation from 1789
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA244 Modern Britain 1832-1990
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA245 Revolutions of the Mind
HTA247 Modern Russia: Enlightenment to Dictatorship
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA249 Atlantic Worlds, 1450-1807
HTA252 African-American History
HTA255 War and Peace in the Pacific
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA256 Barbarian Kingdoms: Medieval Europe AD 300-700
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA257 Vikings and Vassals: Medieval Europe AD 700-1000
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA258 Renaissance & Reformation Europe
HTA259 Europe 1815-1914
HTA260 Researching Family History
HTA263 Convict Archaeology
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA266 Gunpowder, Bombs and Planes: A History of Terrorism and Political Violence
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA267 Enlightenment, Revolution and Empire: Britain 1745-1815
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA268 The History of Everyday Life
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA269 Booms, Bubbles and Busts: A History of Social and Economic Change, 1500 to the Present
HTA271 Australian Environmental History
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA275 History of the Indigenous Peoples of North America
(Not Offered 2012)
HTA276 Living History: Preserving the Past
(Not Offered 2012)
HTC200 The World of Alexander the Great
HTC201 Roman Republic 218-31 BC
(Not Offered 2012)
HTC202 The Roman Empire: Victory, Virtue and Vice
(Not Offered 2012)
HTC210 War and the Hero: Classical Epic
(Not Offered 2012)
HTC211 Comedy and Tragedy in the Classical World
HTC223 Greek and Roman Mythology
(Not Offered 2012)
HTC229 Love in the Ancient Novel
(Not Offered 2012)
HTC230 Special Topic in Ancient Civilisations
(Not Offered 2012)
HTC232 Pompeii and the Ancient City
HTC233 Classical Art and Architecture
(Not Offered 2012)
HTC234 Sex, Wine and Athletics in Classical Antiquity
HTC235 Celtic and Roman Britain
HTC236 The World of the Classical Greeks
HTC237 Nero and Neronian Literature
(Not Offered 2012)
HTC238 Archaeology and its Significance
HTG216 Intermediate Ancient Greek A
HTG218 Intermediate Ancient Greek B
HTG274 Greek 2: From Learning to Reading
HTL217 Intermediate Latin A
HTL219 Intermediate Latin B
HTL261 Latin 2: From Learning to Reading

2009 HTA207 Australia from 1918 to 1975

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HTA307


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HTA207 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 23-FEB-2009 23-MAR-2009 13-APR-2009 29-MAY-2009

* 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: [R3A]
About Census Dates


Examines patterns of change and continuity, and conflict and consensus in Australia from the end of World War I to the end of the Whitlam years. Topics include, progressivism in the 1920s; Australia and the world depression in the 1930s; the second world war and its implications for Australia; economic and social transformations of the late 1940s and 50s, especially the impact of Menzies and migration; exploration of how far the 1960s saw a social and cultural revolution in Australia; the impact of the Whitlam government and social movements involving women, Aborigines, and the Greens.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: HTA207: 2,500-word essay (40%), 500 word minor assignment (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%).
HTA307: 3,000-word essay (40%), 500 word minor assignment (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%).

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly

Prereq 25% at level 100 History
M.Excl HTA240/340

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STAFF: Dr Stefan Petrow

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