In this unit you will develop the analytical skills to understand historical change. We will examine political, economic, social and cultural trends in a range of regions across a large span of time, c. 1000-1750 AD. Topics covered include Christianity and Islam, varieties of states and empires, and political transformations. We will examine the significance of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Enlightenment, and consider what these episodes look like in a global context.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
6x 500 wds (3000wds total) Short paper (50%), 1x 1500 wds Exam (40%), x Tutorial participation (10%)