European History: Renaissance to Revolutions
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- 20 Feb 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain key developments and processes in the emergence of modern Europe and the shaping of the modern world.
- Apply skills in researching and critically analysing historical evidence and the work of historians.
- Apply skills in formulating and communicating historical arguments according to the conventions of the History discipline.
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Spanning over four centuries, from the Italian Renaissance in the late Middle Ages to the French Revolution in 1789, this subject explores the history of Early Modern Europe, a crucial period in shaping both Europe and the world we live in today. It investigates cultural, intellectual and religious change; the rise of the modern state; war and empire; the emergence of human rights; and modern political culture. Case studies include the Renaissance, the Spanish Empire, the Reformation, Witchcraft, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Revolution.
- Take-Home Exam (30%)
- Tutorial Quizzes (15%)
- Primary Source Analysis (15%)
- Research Essay (40%)
Current study term: 19 Feb 23 to 28 May 23
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