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Arts

HTA244

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HTA206 Australia 1788 to 1901
HTA207 Australia 1901 to 2001
(Not Offered 2014)
HTA210 Cold War Europe, 1945-1991
(Not Offered 2014)
HTA211 Europe under the Dictators, 1914-1945
HTA216 Experience of Modern War
HTA234 Medieval Europe AD 1000-1450
(Not Offered 2014)
HTA245 Revolutions of the Mind
(Not Offered 2014)
HTA258 Renaissance & Reformation Europe
(Not Offered 2014)
HTA267 Age of Revolution and Empire: Britain and France 1745-1815
(Not Offered 2014)
HTA269 Booms, Bubbles and Busts: The Economics of Every Day Life in the Western World since 1500
(Not Offered 2014)
HTA270 Making Modern America: Revolution and Civil War
HTA271 Australian Environmental History
HTA273 Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1485-1714
(Not Offered 2014)
HTA274 Saints and Sinners in the Middle Ages
HTA277 The Dark Ages? Medieval Europe AD 300-1000
HTA278 Special Topic in History {White Man's Country}
HTB200 The Grand Tour: The history of travel and tourism 1700-2000
HTC200 The World of Alexander the Great
HTC201 Roman Republic 218-31 BC
(Not Offered 2014)
HTC202 The Roman Empire: Victory, Virtue and Vice
(Not Offered 2014)
HTC210 War and the Hero: Classical Epic
(Not Offered 2014)
HTC211 Comedy and Tragedy in the Classical World
HTC223 Greek and Roman Mythology
(Not Offered 2014)
HTC230 Special Topic in Ancient Civilisations
(Not Offered 2014)
HTC232 Pompeii and the Ancient City
HTC235 Celtic and Roman Britain
(Not Offered 2014)
HTC236 The World of the Classical Greeks
HTC237 Nero and Neronian Literature
HTC238 Archaeology and its Significance
HTC239 Desire and Disorder in the Erotic Text
HTG216 Intermediate Ancient Greek A
(Not Offered 2014)
HTG218 Intermediate Ancient Greek B
HTG274 Greek 2: From Learning to Reading
HTL217 Intermediate Latin A
(Not Offered 2014)
HTL219 Intermediate Latin B
HTL261 Latin 2: From Learning to Reading

2013 HTA244 Modern Britain 1832-1990

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HTA344

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

This course will be a social, political and cultural exploration of the ways in which Britain was made (and unmade) as a nation between the Reform Act 1832 and the end of Margaret Thatcher's period as Prime Minister in 1990. An important theme will be how class, gender and ethnicity divided and united the British people. In the context of Britain winning and losing its international and European pre-eminence, we will probe debates about the nature of 'decline'. We will explore the extent to which issues such as class differences, rapid urbanisation, world wars, loss of empire, devolution proposals, a flagging economy, the welfare state, racial conflict, consumerism, and cultural change contributed to Britain's 'decline', yet did not result in the collapse of the social and political order.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Internal:
HTA244: Tutorial participation (10%), 2,500 word Research Essay (40%), 500 word assignment (10%),2 hr exam (40%)
HTA344: Tutorial participation (10%), 3,000 word Research Essay (40%), 500 word assignment (10%),2 hr exam (40%)

Distance:

HTA244: Participation (Online Tutorial Discussions) (10%), 2,500 Research Essay (40%), 500 word assignment (10%), 2 hr exam (40%)
HTA344: Participation (Online Tutorial Discussions) (10%), 3,000 Research Essay (40%), 500 word assignment (10%), 2 hr exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2hrs lectures weekly; 1-hr tutorial fortnightly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Video conferencing - L
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% at level 100 History

STAFF: Associate Professor Stefan Petrow

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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