Units of Study

HSTY2614 - Australian Social History

Summer Early, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Matthew Richard Allen

Description

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.

Assessments

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

Classes

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

Prerequisites

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

Prohibitions

HSTY2014

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