HI2005 - Australian 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 this 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
- Apply the diverse range of methodologies employed by environmental historians;
- Develop a framework for considering the relationship between society and the environment;
- Evaluate the historical ramifications of divergent attitudes to the natural environment
both between cultures and between times;
- Appraise historical debates in environmental history and apply them to tropical Australia.
- Invigilated > Quizzes or tests - (30%)
- Invigilated > Multidraft Essays - (40%)
- Non-Invigilated > Essays - (30%).
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
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