Pick up the story in 1000 when the Vikings have given a kick-start to Europe's economy and the warrior mentality of the early Middle Ages is giving way to the rising aristocrats. From this starting-point, the unit will examine the fundamental changes which took place in Europe between the eleventh and mid-fifteenth centuries, e.g. political developments towards state formation, increasing lay literacy, the rise of the nobility and the chivalric ethos, new institutional and grass-roots Christian movements, urban expansion, universities and the 'twelfth-century renaissance', agricultural and technological innovations, the Black Death, peasant revolt, and the Hundred Years War.
|Unit name||Medieval Europe AD 1000-1450|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Elizabeth Freeman|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Contextualise and analyse primary source documents relevant to medieval European history of the period between approximately 1000AD and approximately 1450AD.
- Critically assess a range of secondary source material concerning medieval European history of the period between approximately 1000AD and approximately 1450AD, including journal article material
- Find and use relevant academic resources concerning medieval European history of the period between approximately 1000AD and approximately 1450AD, showing independent research
- Formulate, present and defend logical written arguments, abiding by the conventions of academic History writing
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of major themes and topics in the history of medieval Europe between approximately 1000AD and approximately 1450AD, including a critical awareness of relevant historiography
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Prerequisites25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:HTA212 AND HTA234 AND HTA312
|Assessment||Minor Assignment (15%)|Tutorial quizzes (15%)|Take Home Exam (30%)|Research Essay (40%)|
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