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070183 KU Reading Historiography (2014S)

Examples of War and Conquest from the Ancient Greeks to the Romans

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 35 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 11.03. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 18.03. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 25.03. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 01.04. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 08.04. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 29.04. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 06.05. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 13.05. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 20.05. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 27.05. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 03.06. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 17.06. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Tuesday 24.06. 13:30 - 15:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course examines what historiography means and will survey certain epochs of war and conquest in Europe:
Herodotus and the Persian Wars
Tactitus on Roman Britain
Giraldus Cambensis on the Norman Invasion of Ireland
The revolution in warfare and the Tudor reconquest of Ireland to 1600
Debates on the competence of British generals in World War1
AJP Taylor's "Origins of the Second World War" or E.H. Carr's "What is History?"

Assessment and permitted materials

Regular short written tasks, and final exam. Overall mark: oral participation, written tasks, final exam -10%, 40%, 50%

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To understand how historiography developed and the debates it engendered, especially in relation to sources and their interpretation

Examination topics

6-7 introductory lectures and discussion

Reading list

See www.univie.ac.at/igl.geschichte/mcloughlin

Association in the course directory

BA 2012 & BA 2011: Quellen und Methoden 2 (4 ECTS) | BA 2008: Quellen und Methoden 1 (4 ECTS) | LA: Lektüre historiographischer Texte und Historiographiegeschichte (4 ECTS) |

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