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|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$929.55|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
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- Teaching Arrangements
This is a team taught paper.
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.
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- 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