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HIS1105 World History
Credit Points: 15
This unit takes the perspective of macro-history to view the development of human beings and societies in relation to their environment (the planet Earth and other life-forms) and to time (scales of past and present). The purpose is to provide a framework, a coherent vision of the past and the spaces that humans inhabit and shape, in order to contextualise the varied micro-histories more often studied in the increasingly specialised academic disciplines. Particular attention will be given to the theory of history, with critical analysis applied to models of progress and decay.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAHISHistory Major
MAAAESHistory Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009