Spanning over four centuries, from the Italian Renaissance in the late Middle Ages to the French Revolution in 1789, 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, and the Age of Revolution
|Unit name||European History: Renaissance to Revolutions|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Gavin Daly|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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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
|Assessment||Tutorial quizzes (15%)|Take-home exam (30%)|Primary source analysis (15%)|Research essay (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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