Units of Study
HSTY1031 - Renaissance and Reformation (1498-1648)
Semester 2, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: John Gagne
Phone: +61 2 9036 5248
Starting with the brilliant culture of Renaissance Italy, with its courts, despots, republics, courtiers, diplomats, with its humanists, artists and their patrons, the unit of study will then move to the religious, political, social and cultural revolution known as the Reformation, with its great theologians, preachers and writers like Luther, Calvin, More and Montaigne. Throughout the semester, attention will be paid to both 'high' and popular culture. The unit of study will conclude with an examination of how these forces were played out in the English Revolution. Attention will also be given to Europe's 'discovery' and conquest of the New World.
1x2500wd essay (50%) and 1x2hr exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
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