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HSTY2615 - Australia: Environment, Place & History
Semester 2, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Michael Glenn Thompson
This unit offers students the opportunity to understand the environmental history of Australia in a way that will deepen their understanding of contemporary debates around environmental issues. What is environmental history? How did Indigenous ideas of country differ from settler concepts of the environment? What is the historical importance of place and environment to ideas of belonging and national identity? What of the history of fire and drought? How, when and why did an environmental consciousness emerge in Australia?
1x1000wd oral tutorial presentation (25%) and 1x3500wd essay (75%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points of History, Ancient History or Asian Studies
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