Spain's history in the Middle Ages was shaped by continual warfare between Christianity and Islam, but also by more peaceable relations. From this complex story historians have created opposing myths of 'Reconquest' and 'convivencia', concepts that still resonate in Spanish society today. This unit reassesses both notions and explores more deeply the fascinating dynamics of the Iberian Medieval world.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x500wd Research Bibliography (10%), 1x500wd Essay Outline (10%), 1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1x1.5hr Exam (30%), Tutorial Participation (10%)
12 Junior credit points in History or Ancient History