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HIST102 The Global Twentieth Century

An exploration of the twentieth century's wars and revolutions, booms and busts, dictators and democratic forces, providing a secure historical basis for understanding today's complex globalised world.

The twentieth century created a new world. This paper is essential for students who major in History, and it also complements studies in a wide range of subjects, including law, politics, psychology, anthropology, English, geography and marketing.

Paper title The Global Twentieth Century
Paper code HIST102
Subject History
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $913.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.40

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Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact

mark.seymour@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Coordinator: Associate Professor Mark Seymour
Lecturers: Dr Miranda Johnson
Associate Professor Mark Seymour

Textbooks

Recommended:

Pamela Kyle Crossley, Lynn Hollen Lees, and John W. Servos, Global Society: The World Since 1900 (3rd edition, 2012).

In addition, course materials will be made available electronically.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Be equipped with a clear sense of the general shape of world history in the 20th century and the interrelationship of events, ideologies and personalities
  • Have a sound grasp of the concepts, terms and methodolgies historians use

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Timetable

Semester 1

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
Wednesday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 11-13, 17-19
A2 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 11-13, 17-19
A3 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 11-13, 17-19
A4 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 11-13, 17-19
A5 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 11-13, 17-19
A6 Thursday 12:00-12:50 11-13, 17-19
A7 Thursday 13:00-13:50 11-13, 17-19
A8 Thursday 15:00-15:50 11-13, 17-19

An exploration of the twentieth century's wars and revolutions, booms and busts, dictators and democratic forces, providing a secure historical basis for understanding today's complex globalised world.

The twentieth century created a new world. This paper is essential for students who major in History, and it also complements studies in a wide range of subjects, including law, politics, psychology, anthropology, English, geography and marketing.

Paper title The Global Twentieth Century
Paper code HIST102
Subject History
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact

Associate Professor Alex Trapeznik

Teaching staff

Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Alex Trapeznik
Lecturers: Associate Professor Alex Trapeznik
Dr Miranda Johnson
Professor Mark Seymour

Teaching Arrangements

This is a team taught paper.

Textbooks

Recommended:

Pamela Kyle Crossley, Lynn Hollen Lees, and John W. Servos, Global Society: The World Since 1900 (3rd edition, 2012).

In addition, course materials will be made available electronically.

Course outline

Available on Blackboard.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Be equipped with a clear sense of the general shape of world history in the 20th century and the interrelationship of events, ideologies and personalities
  • Have a sound grasp of the concepts, terms and methodolgies historians use

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Timetable

Semester 2

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 30-33, 38-39
A2 Monday 16:00-16:50 30-33, 38-39
A3 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 30-33, 38-39
A4 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 30-33, 38-39
A5 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 30-33, 38-39
A6 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 30-33, 38-39
A7 Thursday 11:00-11:50 30-33, 38-39