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AIH439 - History: Theory and Method

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, X)
Credit point(s):2
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.250
Unit chair:H Gardner
Incompatible with: AIH481
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The unit aims to provide students with an integrated understanding of historical theory and method. Students study the theoretical underpinnings of historical research methods, including archival research, oral and social history. They also consider conflicting theories about the nature of historical research and historical writing.


Three written assignments totalling 8000 words. Two essays each 2000 words, each 25% of assessment; One essay 4000 words, 50% of assessment.

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