* 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).
Examines culture contact in the Atlantic World from 1450 to the abolition of the Anglo-American slave trade. Geographically this will include West and Central Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean, the North American mainland colonies and the Atlantic Seaboard of Western Europe and the British Isles. Major themes will include slavery and the slave trade, the creation of creole societies, cross Atlantic migration, colonial trade and political conflict. The purpose of the unit is to create student understanding of the movements of peoples in cooperation and conflict and of the creation of colonial cultures by these people.
ASSESSMENT: 3,000 word essay (50%), 2-hr exam (50%); Dist Ed two essays (50%), 2 hr exam (50%)
TEACHING PATTERN: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1 hr tutorial fortnightly; Dist Ed instructional package & two weekend study schools
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - L,I,H,N,W Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - L,I,H,N,W Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
Video conferencing - W A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options
25% at level 100 History or equiv
TEXTS Required Linebaugh P & Rediker M,
The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic.
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