This unit critically examines the emergence of the modern world, from the eighteenth century to the present. We explore the making of the modern world in diverse locations, including Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Australia, relating social, cultural, political and economic factors. Is there one definition of modernity, across these different places?
2x1hr lecture/week 1x1hr tutorial/week
6x 500 wds (3000wds total) Short paper (50%), 1x 1500 wds Exam (40%), x Tutorial participation (10%)