Examines patterns of change and continuity, and conflict and consensus in Australia from federation to the dismissal of Gough Whitlam. Topics include nation building to 1914; the first world war, 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, communism and migration; the impact of the Vietnam war; exploration of the 1960s protest movements involving women, Aborigines, an the Greens; and the achievements of the Whitlam government.
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%).
2,500-word essay (40%), 500 word minor assignment (10%), 2-hr exam (50%).
HTA307: 3,000-word essay (40%), 500 word minor assignment (10%), 2-hr exam (50%).
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Flexible scheduling - H,I,L,N,W Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
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