Units of Study

GRMN2642 - German Culture and Society 1849-1914

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Yixu Lu

Description

This unit offers an introduction to German culture and society in the second half of the 19th century and examines the process of the founding of the German nation state and its struggle to find its place in Europe. Through analysing literary texts and discussing cultural, social and political conditions from 1849 to1914 it will build an understanding of how nationalism and imperialism lead Germany ultimately into World War I.

Assessments

1x2500wd learning journal (40%), 1x1500wd class presentation (25%), 1x2hr written exam (35%).

Textbooks

Course pack to be purchased from the University Copy Centre.

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points of German not including GRMN1133

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