In 1348 the bubonic plague ravaged Europe, and served as a catalyst in the transformation of the civilization of the middle ages. This unit examines major themes in the history of western Europe in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Topics include the Black Death, the Hundred Years War, the rural economy and social revolt, the Church and heresy, Joan of Arc and French nation-building, the Wars of the Roses, and the Waning of the Middle Ages.
TEACHING PATTERN: Five contact hours per fortnight over 13 weeks, comprising 8 x 1-hr tutorials and 24 x 1-hr lectures
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - I,L,N,W,H Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - I,L,N,W,H Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
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INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.
25% at Level 100 History or 25% at Level 100 Ancient Civilisations
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