HI5005 - Regional Environmental History
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
This subject examines the environmental history of Australia and the broader Pacific.
The comparative aspect of the course will identify which differences and which similarities
between physical environment and human culture are significant in the environmental
histories of these places. In addition, the course will include analysis of the local
environment by examining the particulars of human settlement in North and Far North
- to appreciate the historical ramifications of divergent attitudes to the natural environment,
both between cultures and through time;
- to understand key historical debates in the field as they relate specifically to this
- to acquire familiarity with the diverse range of methodologies employed by environmental
- to develop a framework for considering the relationship between society and environment.
- Invigilated > Tutorial attendance and participation - (10%)
- Non-Invigilated > Essays - (25%)
- (major essay) - (40%)
- Invigilated > Centrally-administered final exam - (25%).
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and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest