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2017 Units of Study

HSTY2614 - Australian Social History

Summer Early, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Assoc Prof Mark McKenna and Assoc Prof Penny Russell


The twentieth century saw major transformations in Australian society. After the traumatic disturbances of the Great War, the Depression and World War II came periods of less dramatic but still profound change: the post-war boom through the Menzies years, the threats posed by the Cold War, the Bomb and the discovery of the teenager, the impact of immigration, the 1960s, the Whitlam government, the Hawke-Keating and Howard years and life at the turn of the century.


1x3000wd essay (65%) and either 1x1500wd tutorial paper or 1x1.5hr exam (35%)


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


12 junior credit points of History, Ancient History or Asian Studies



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