This subject takes a thematic approach to Australian history with an emphasis on social history. In particular, it explores many of the events, debates and developments that have shaped Australian history in the twentieth century.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Not available to students who have previously completed HST-2044
-Topic 1: Federation: birth of a Nation? -Topic 2: Australians at War (1914-1918 and 1939-1945) -Topic 3: 'Australia Unlimited'-building and settling Australia in the twentieth century -Topic 4: Australians at home and work -Topic 5: Inclusion and exclusion: Aborigines, Catholics, Women, Homosexuals and Migrants -Topic 6: Australian political extremism in the twentieth century -Topic 7: 'Reds under the bed'. Australia in the Cold War (1945-1990) -Topic 8: Religion and Spirituality in Australia in the twentieth century -Topic 9: 'Bridging the gap between the rich and the poor'. Social reforms of the ALP 1941-1998. -Topic 10: Towards a new century
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