This unit examines the history of the Australian people and culture from early European settlement to the federation of the colonies and the making of a nation. Explores Indigenous and settler contact, British imperial governance, Indigenous resistance, and the social and political ideals of immigrants who shaped new colonial societies. The unit will examine convict societies and their legacies; the place of gender, race, and class in shaping everyday life and political movements; the Eureka uprising, the goldfields and struggles for democracy; the politics of White Australia; and the growth of nationalism in the late nineteenth century. Students will develop a familiarity with major historiographical debates using a creative and diverse range of sources including primary documents, objects, film, and visual culture
|Unit name||Australia 1788 to 1901|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2019: $820.00||2019: $1,671.00||090305|
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25 points at Introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 50 minute tutorial per week.
1000-word reflective assignment on a primary document or object story (20%)
2,000-word major essay (40%)
3 x Quizzes (30%)
Tutorial participation (10%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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