This subject explores the major political, social, economic and intellectual developments in world history in the period 1914-1991. Topics covered include: 'total war', the Russian Revolution and the Soviet Union, Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, modernism and the arts, anti-colonialism and the decline of imperialism, the Cold War, the social revolution of the 1960s, the rise of popular culture and the fall of communism. The subject also examines methodological issues important to the study of history such as the nature of oral history, the relationship between documentary filmmaking and history, and the nature and function of primary source material.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
This subject is not available to students who have completed subject HST102 as this subject supersedes HST102.
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The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of HST101 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.