Maori and Pakeha in the Nineteenth-Century World

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Maori and Pakeha in the Nineteenth-Century World

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    History, Pacific Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    40 pts from (HIST 100-199, CLAS 104, 105)

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course examines the histories of Maori and Pakeha cultural interactions during the nineteenth century. It explores relationships between identity, power and place, in both international and local forums. 100% internal assessment.

    Learning Objectives
    Students who pass this course should be able to:
    1. explain major themes in M?ori and P?keh? history in the 19th Century
    2. interpret primary and secondary sources and integrate historical research into their own writing
    3. summarise major historiographical debates concerning 19th-Century M?ori and P?keh? history
    4. analyse 19th-Century M?ori history in a global context.

    Tutorial Posts- 5%
    Skills essay- 30%
    Class test- 25%
    Research essay- 40%

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