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BOOM! The History of War - HSTY2628

Year - 2020

The Enlightenment promised to make war a thing of the past, replacing brute force with diplomacy and law. So why has the resort to arms been so depressingly persistent? How have societies rationalised war over time and how have ways of making or experiencing war changed? And to what extent has war been a driving force in history, propelling technological, medical, or social transformations? Examining one of humankind's most intractable problems, this unit presents war's surprising, troubling, and complicated history.

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

Assessment
1x500wd bibliography (10%), 1x500wd Essay proposal (10%), 1x2000wd Essay (45%) and 1.5hr exam (35%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in History or Ancient History

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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