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    A critical exploration of the making of the modern world from the mid-eighteenth century through to September 11, 2001 and its aftermath.

    An examination of the ways in which imperial systems and agents of globalisation have created new forms of cross-cultural encounters, engagements and conflicts. Demonstrates the ways in which these relationships have underpinned the making of modern economies, societies and political movements.

    About this paper

    Paper title Empires and Globalisations
    Subject History
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    May not be credited together with HIST230 passed in 2003.

    Professor Brian Moloughney -

    Teaching staff

    Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Professor Brian Moloughney

    Course materials are made available electronically.
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    Available via Blackboard.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Demonstrate a knowledge of debates about the origins and consequences of globalisation
    • Gain an understanding of the operation of empires as global systems
    • Develop the ability to recognise and evaluate a range of disciplinary and intellectual perspectives on cross-cultural contacts and cultural change


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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