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Convicts and Capitalists - HSTY2703

Year - 2019

Dregs of a vicious society, wretched victims of industrial capitalism, or boastful capitalists themselves: convicts have always held a special place in the drama of Australia's past. This unit explores lively debates, then and now, about their place in the making of colonial society.

2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week.

Tutorial Participation (10%), 1x 1000 wds Short paper (20%), 1x 2000 wds Essay (40%), 1x 1500 wds Exam (30%)


12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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