Units of Study

HSTY1031 - Renaissance and Reformation (1498-1648)

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Andrew Fitzmaurice
Phone: +61 2 9351 2472
Email: andrew.fitzmaurice@sydney.edu.au

Description

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.

Assessments

1x500wd essay outline (10%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

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