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HIS3002 The Twentieth Century

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication


Pre-requisite: Any Two Courses of History or International Relations

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course traces the key events, themes and ideologies that shaped the world in the twentieth century. It focuses on social and political histories, and considers the manner in which international and local events have impacted people's everyday life. Course themes include ideas of popular resistance, terrorism and warfare, democracy, and decolonisation. Attention will also be given to structures of gender, poverty and race in order to understand the broad social, political and cultural movements that shaped the contemporary world

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2012 Online