Spanning over four centuries, from the Italian Renaissance in the late Middle Ages to the rise of European nationalism in the nineteenth century, this unit explores the history of Early Modern Europe a crucial period in shaping both Europe and the world we live in today. It investigates cultural, intellectual and religious change; the rise of the modern state; war and empire; the emergence of human rights; and modern political culture. Case studies include the Renaissance, the Spanish Empire, the Reformation, Witchcraft, the Enlightenment, the French and Industrial Revolutions, and German nationalism.
|Unit name||European History: Renaissance to Revolutions|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Dr. Elizabeth Freeman
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Explain key developments and processes in the emergence of modern Europe and the shaping of the modern world.
- Apply skills in researching and critically analysing historical evidence and the work of historians.
- Apply skills in formulating and communicating historical arguments according to the conventions of the History discipline.
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HTA106 AND HTA100 AND HTA103
Task 1: Primary-source analysis, 500 words (10%)
Task 2: Research essay, 2000 words (40%)
Task 3: Tutorial participation and quizzes (20%)
Task 4: Take-home exam (30%)
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