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Medieval Europe AD 1000-1450 HTA334

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Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Medieval Europe AD 1000-1450
Unit code HTA334
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Coordinator Doctor Elizabeth Freeman
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
  • Identify, locate 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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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HTA212 AND HTA234 AND HTA312

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:
Weekly online lectures or equivalent (1.5 hours) and weekly tutorial (1.5 hours). 

Off Campus:
Weekly online lectures or equivalent (1.5 hours) and weekly participation in online discussions

AssessmentTake Home Exam (40%)|Minor Assignment (10%)|Research Essay (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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