Units of Study

HSTY2614 - Living in Modern Australia

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Justine Daniela Greenwood
Email: jgre2023@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit examines the lives of ordinary Australians from the temperate south to the tropical north as they came to terms with the social transformations of the twentieth century. Social and geographic position, age, gender, sexuality and ethnicity shaped their experience of the traumatic disturbances of the Great War, the Depression and World War II, and their response to profound changes to Australian society wrought by mass immigration, the post-war economic boom, the Cold War and the demise of White Australia.

Assessments

1x500wd research bibliography (10%), 1x500wd essay outline (10%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x1hr exam (30%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of History or Ancient History

Prohibitions

HSTY2014

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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