Intro to History and Heritage
Introduction to History and Heritage 2023-24
School Of History, Law And Social Sciences
Module - Semester 1
Definitions of history, heritage and archaeology; the development of museums; cabinets of curiosities; new heritage sites; heritage agencies; the state and heritage management; heritage and landscape conservation; industrial heritage; heritage and identity.
-threshold -will demonstrate a basic knowledge of at least part of the relevant field, and will make partly successful attempts to frame an argument which recognises differences of historical interpretation.
-good -will show a solid level of achievement in all the criteria listed in the paragraph above.
-excellent -will show this solid achievement across the criteria combined with particularly impressive depths of knowledge and/or subtly of analysis.
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of some of the major events, concepts and problems in heritage ¿ particularly the relationship between history, heritage and archaeology.
- Demonstrate a mastery of basic study skills, particularly the ability to follow a course of reading, make effective notes, and benefit from seminar discussions.
- Present historical arguments in essays and back them with evidence.
- Show awareness that heritage can be interpreted in different ways.