Units of Study

HSTY2672 - Britain and the World: C.1837-1914

Winter Main, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Sarah Olwen Jones

Description

This unit explores the political, social and cultural significance of Britain's foreign engagements c.1837-1914, including war (e.g. Crimean War, Afghan Wars, Maori Wars, Boer War), 'gunboat diplomacy' (e.g. the Royal Navy in the Pacific) and colonial rule (especially India, Ireland and Australia). Special emphasis will be given to the role these engagements played in fostering or challenging a sense of British identity among a wide range of men and women, both in Britain and the wider world.

Assessments

1x1000wd draft essay (20%), 1x2000wd final essay (40%), 1x1500wd take home exam (30%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

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

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

HSTY2672

 

Lecture 1

         
1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 2

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