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HIS3002 The Twentieth Century

Short Description: The Twentieth Century
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090305 - History
Grading basis : Graded


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.


Students trace the key events, themes and ideologies that shaped the world in the twentieth century. They examine social and political histories, and consider 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, 2020 Online
Date printed 12 February 2021