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Historical Geography

Enrolment code: KGA240/340

Offered: Launceston: semester 1

Unit description:

Examines the geography of the past and the imprint of the past upon the present cultural landscape. The first half of the unit provides an appreciation of the nature of historical geography by considering five general themes: (a) the impact of prehistoric people on the landscape, (b) cultural transfer and cultural regionalisation in North America, (c) environmental perception and settlement strategy, and (d) the evolution of the wheat frontier in Australia. The second half examines problems in the historical geography of Tasmania during the 19th century, in rural, urban and wilderness areas.

Staff Dr RG Kellaway 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 2x1-hr lectures weekly, 6 tutorials and 2 days field/project work Timetable
Prerequisites KGA100 or KGA101 or KGA121 (KJG101)  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in June (60%), 3,000-word research essay (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Geography and Environmental Studies
Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (Natural Environment and Wilderness Management)
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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