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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Carolyn James


Previously coded HSY3630


As for ATS2602


Students successfully completing this unit will be expected to demonstrate:

  1. An acquaintance with the considerable body of knowledge that has been built up about late medieval and Renaissance Florence (in the context of Italian history in general).
  2. A critical understanding of this fascinating society and its historiography.
  3. Enhanced skills in the critical and analytical reading of a variety of texts, including contemporary documents, religious and polemical literature, historical scholarship and visual representations.
  4. An ability to undertake independent research.
  5. A more sophisticated understanding of historiographical issues and the use of primary sources.


Monograph Review (800 words): 20%
Research Presentation and essay (2200 words): 40%
Two in-class tests (1.5 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Carolyn James

Contact hours

2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

European and European Union studies


A first year sequence in History or permission


ATS2602, ATS2612, ATS3612