Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1.5-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 8.5 hours per week: Total time commitment 102 hours
|Prerequisites:||Completion of 12.5 points at first-year in history or one of the Faculty of Arts' Interdisciplinary Foundation (IDF) subjects.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
671-397 Modern & Contemporary Ireland Since 179 or 131-105
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
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CoordinatorProf Elizabeth Malcolm
In the two centuries since 1790 Ireland has experienced at least four rebellions and three wars and/or civil wars. Yet, with a population during the 20th century not much bigger than MelbourneÂ.’.s today, it managed to win three Nobel Peace Prizes and four Nobel Prizes for Literature. This subject will focus on the political history of Ireland since 1790, charting the countryÂ.’.s fraught relationship with Britain, including the creation of the United Kingdom in 1801. the long battle waged during the 19th century for Irish independence or self government. the partition of the country in the early 1920s. and the ongoing conflict over the future of Northern Ireland. Students will encounter a range of issues, including the influence of religion. the tragedy of the Great Famine and the question of who was responsible for it. the reasons for mass emigration, especially of women. and the distinctive values and culture of Ulster Unionists. Students should complete the subject will a general knowledge and understanding of the major developments in Irish history since 1790.
|Assessment:||A document essay of 1500 words 40% (due mid-semester), a research essay of 2500 words 50% (due at the end of the semester) and tutorial participation 10%. Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to pass this subject.|
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European Studies Major |
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