Spain's medieval history was shaped by warfare between Christianity and Islam, but also by more peaceable relations. From this complex story emerged the opposing myths of 'Reconquest' and 'convivencia', still resonating in Spanish society today. This unit reassesses both notions and explores the fascinating dynamics of the Iberian medieval world.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
Tutorial participation (10%), 1x1.5hr Final Exam (30%), 1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1x500wd Essay outline (10%), 1x500wd Research bibliography (10%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in the History majorProhibitions