A new British empire emerges from a year of scandals on the southern tip of Africa. Maori debate conscription in World War I. Shanghai erupts in protest and repression in 1927. The Great Depression re-shapes race relations in Sydney. In this unit you study a significant episode in history in a semester-long seminar with an expert in the field. This experience introduces you to key aspects of historical thinking that have broad applications: evidence, change, and context.
1x2hr seminar/week, 1x1hr lecture/week
1x1000wd source-based assessment (20%), 1x500wd essay proposal (10%), 1x500wd essay plan (10%), 1x2500wd essay (45%), participation (10%)