Civil Wars: Societies in Conflict - ZHSS8227

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences @ UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Course Outline: ZHSS8227 Course Outline

Campus: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course investigates Civil Wars around the globe and from early modern times to the present. It utilises case studies from the past, including the English, American, Russian, Irish and Spanish Civil Wars. It will also analyse contemporary case studies in Eurasia and Africa. An analysis of Civil Wars provides insights not only into important changes in warfare and technology, but also into the political and military cultures of great powers and failed states.

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