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HSTY2664 - Medieval Cultures

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Julie Ann Smith


This is a unit about people and cultures. Women and men, merchants and monks, Christians and Jews all formed the cultures, classes and statuses which constituted late medieval European society. The study themes of this unit focus on the means by which ideas, cultures and expectations were constructed and transmitted, and include topics such as healthcare, civic life, the body, gender and sexuality, religious beliefs and practices, otherness, death, political theory, art and architecture, travel.


1x1000wd tutorial paper (20%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd exam (30%), tutorial participation (10%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


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




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