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War and Peace in the Pacific

Enrolment code: HTA255/355

Offered: Launceston: semester 1, Hobart: semester 1 [by video-link]

Unit description:

Concentrates on selected historical events in the Pacific region during the first six decades of the 20th century, including: Japan’s emergence as a significant military power around the time of the Russo–Japanese War, 1904–1905, its subsequent expansion into Korea, Manchuria and China, and its involvement in the Second World War. Other topics include Australia’s and the United States’ roles in the Pacific War, the communist rise to power in China, the early years of the Cold War in the Asia-Pacific region, the Korean War, and the European colonial withdrawal from Pacific Asia.

Staff Dr T Dunning For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 x1-hr lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (by video-link for Hbt students) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 History  
Mutual exclusions HMA250/350  
Assessment mode 3,000-word essay (40%), tutorial performance (10%), 2-hr exam (50%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] History
Asian Studies
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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