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HIST228 Scottish History since 1688

A critical examination of the key economic, political, social, and cultural developments of Scotland since 1688.

From political union with England to the drive for independence, this course explores diverse hotly debated themes and events in the history of modern Scotland including Jacobitism, slavery, the Scottish Enlightenment, Highland and Lowland clearances, migration, sectarianism, identity, nationalism and devolution.

Paper title Scottish History since 1688
Paper code HIST228
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $868.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

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Prerequisite
One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
angela.mccarthy@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Angela McCarthy
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures and tutorials.
Textbooks
Recommended:

T. M. Devine, The Scottish Nation (London: Penguin 2012).

In addition, course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of key themes, events, and debates in Scottish history
  • Integrate the history of Scotland into British history more broadly
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in historiographical interpretations of Scottish history
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
  • Present analyses and arguments in accordance with scholarly conventions.
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    Timetable

    First Semester

    Location
    Dunedin
    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
    Blackboard

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    L1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 15-22

    Tutorial

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    T1 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 10-12, 16, 18
    T2 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 10-12, 16, 18