The late eighteenth century saw the beginning of revolutionary political, economic and cultural change that marked the emergence of modern nation states and cultures. France was site of the first modern political and social revolution, and came to dominate Europe under the leadership of Napoleon. Britain was transformed by war, industrial revolution and the development of a global empire. This unit takes a comparative history approach to studying key aspects of the emergence of Britain and France as modern imperial powers.
|Unit name||Age of Revolution and Empire: Britain and France|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at Introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
On-campus Hobart: 2 x 1-hr lectures weekly, 1x 1 hr tutorial fortnightly.
On-campus Launceston: 2 x 1-hr lectures weekly via MyLO, 1x1 hr tutorial fortnightly via videolink
3,000-word essay (40%), 500-word essay (10%), participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%).
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