HIST363 The First World War, 1914-1918: History and MemoryUpdated: 19 March 2018
|Offering||Not offered in 2019|
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||12cp in ANCH or HINQ or HIST or RELS or any 24cp or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Coordinator(s)||Richard Scully (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit comprises a survey of the major debates surrounding the First World War. Key themes include the origins of the war; the global nature of the conflict; the social impact of the conflict (particularly as regards women); the war's impact on media and methods of state control; the effect of the conflict on emerging nationalisms (such as in Canada, Australia and New Zealand); the emergence of the United States as a global power; the emergence of international institutions; the impact of industrialisation and modern military technologies; the economic and political consequences of the war (including the Russian Revolution); and the remembrance and representation of the conflict through memorialisation, literature, film and other media since 1918.
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|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: