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History is one of the most exciting subjects offered at university.

It is offered at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level.

History is much more than the study of the past: it is the study of how and why the past has meaning in the present.

The study of history helps us to recognise the distinctive forces that have shaped our own society and determined our particular place within it.

In a rapidly changing 21st century, it is more important than ever to understand human diversity, the complexity of cultural and social structures, and the processes of change.

Resources for History students

In Dunedin students have access to the following resources:

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