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UNE unit code: HIST357

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Start
  • Not offered in 2021
Campus
  • Armidale Campus
24/7 online support
  • Yes
Intensive schools
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  • No
Supervised exam
  • No
Credit points
  • 6

Unit information

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This unit comprises a survey of the development of European nations and nationalism between the French Revolution and the end of the First World War. Key themes include the development of the modern European system of nation-states; the influences of the 'old regime'; revolts against the state and state reaction; the growth of national consciousness; imperialism; warfare and preparations for war; the impact of industrialization; and the emergence of ideologies which challenged the orthodoxy of nationalism. Case-studies examined include Revolutionary and Napoleonic France; Risorgimento Italy; the German Kaiserreich; the British Empire; the Russian Empire; Marxism and Feminism; and the state of Europe as it entered the Great War.

Intensive schools

There are no intensive schools required for this unit.

Requisites

Pre-requisites
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12cp in ANCH or FREN or GRMN or HINQ or HIST or RELS or any 24cp or candidature in a postgraduate award
Restrictions
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HIST457

Notes

There are two options for Assessment 2 and Assessment 3.

Students who choose to complete Assessment 2 Option A must complete Assessment 3 Option A.

Students who choose to complete Assessment 2 Option B must complete Assessment 3 Option B.

Please refer to the student handbook for further details on this unit.

Unit coordinator(s)

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Thomas KehoePostdoctoral Research Fellow - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education; School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. display knowledge and understanding of the course of European history, 1789-1914, with particular reference to the case studies discussed;
  2. display knowledge and understanding of the concept of 'nation' and nationalism within the context of major theoretical discourses;
  3. interpret and evaluate a variety of documentary historical sources;
  4. identify, engage with, and analyse an historical question through their assessment tasks;
  5. write and present well-constructed, properly-referenced history essays; and
  6. communicate effectively their comprehension of various issues and topics related to the history of nineteenth century Europe.

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