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 the interaction between Imperial policy, Indigenous resistance and the political ideals and personal ambitions of immigrants who shaped and reshaped colonial societies. This unit will examine the dynamics of convict societies and their legacies; the contests for land; the place of gender relations in shaping everyday life and political movements; Eureka, the goldfields and struggles for democracy; the growth of cities; the development of White Australia; working class politics; and the growth of nationalism in the late nineteenth century. Students develop a familiarity with primary documents and major historiographical debates.
|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||2018: $805.00||2018: $1,615.00||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:
On-campus: 2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly
Off-campus: Instructional package and study schools
On-campus: 2,500-word essay (40%), 500-word minor assignment (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)
Off-campus: 2,500-word essay (40%), 500-word minor assignment (10%), on-line participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%)
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