| Learning Outcomes (LO)
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
critically analyse, from an historical perspective, the concepts of nationalism, imperialism and sovereignty;
present a coherent and sustained argument demonstrating an advanced body of knowledge of the changing meanings of nation, empire and sovereignty, as ways of belonging, in the Australian context, and to test the capacity of historical perspectives to shed light on developments in contemporary Australian society;
demonstrate advanced knowledge of recent trends in Australian historiography;
critically evaluate and reflect on the concepts of race, ethnicity, class and gender in an Australian historical and historiographical context; and
apply advanced knowledge of research principles and methods in the close reading and analysis of primary sources and secondary authorities.