HIST368 The Swinging Sixties: The 1960s in America, Britain and Australia

Updated: 27 August 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
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
Co-requisites None
Restrictions HIST268
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Erin Ihde (eihde2@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit examines the 'swinging sixties' in the United States, Britain and Australia. Major topics of study will include Vietnam and the anti-war movement, the women's movement, the civil rights campaigns and popular culture.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate a broad and coherent body of knowledge of some significant issues in the emergence and development of the 'swinging sixties' as a cultural, social and political phenomenon;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of human behaviour in an historically different context;
  3. demonstrate an understanding of historical methodology;
  4. locate, evaluate and appropriately use historical sources; and
  5. write structured prose and frame arguments in the accepted manner of the discipline, presenting a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas.