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2017 Units of Study
HSTY2689 - Civility & Squalor: 18 C. British Isles
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Cindy McCreery
Eighteenth-century British and Irish society displayed stark contracts: conspicuous consumption jostled with abject poverty, humanitarian campaigns co-existed with capital punishment, and major treatises on political liberty were published alongside drinking manuals. This unit uses contemporary sources like newspapers, magazines, cartoons and pamphlets to trace major cultural, political, economic and social themes in Britain and Ireland, eg aristocratic leadership and decadence, political liberty and repression, religious faith and doubt, women's private and public lives, urbanization and unemployment, fashion and leisure.
1x1000wd draft essay (20%) and 1x3000wd essay (60%) and 1x500wd tutorial presentation (10%) and tutorial participation (10%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points of junior History, Ancient History or Asian Studies
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