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HSY3990

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Michael Thompson

Synopsis

As for HSY2990

Objectives

Students successfully completing this subject will be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the history of the American Civil War, of the ways in which the war was understood by its various participants (including direct combatants, Northern and Southern black Americans, civilians, photographers and artists) and of its subsequent interpretation and representation by historians, film-makers and other cultural producers. They will also show skills in independent research and writing, collaborative research and presentation, and in the use of information technologies such as the WWW to locate, access and critically analyse various forms of historical data, documents and sources.

Assessment

Written work: 100% (4500 words)

Chief examiner(s)

Michael Thompson

Contact hours

3 hours of lectures and tutorials per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

History

Prerequisites

A first-year sequence in History or permission

Prohibitions

HSY2990