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