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First Year Courses

HIST1010 An Introduction to European history and civilisation

HIST1014 The early modern world

HIST1016 The modern world

HIST1018 Europe in the long nineteenth century, 1789-1914

Second to Fourth Year Courses

HIST2003 Twentieth-century China

HIST2014 Twentieth-century Europe, Part II: Europe divided and undivided, 1945-1991

HIST2018 The foreign relations of China since 1949

HIST2021 Nineteenth century Russia, 1800-1905

HIST2034 A history of education in Hong Kong

HIST2046 The Modern European city: Urban living and open spaces

HIST2062 From empire to EU: Culture, politics and society in twentieth century Britain

HIST2063 Europe and modernity: Cultures and identities, 1890-1940

HIST2068 The intellectual history of twentieth-century China

HIST2070 Stories of self: History through autobiography

HIST2072 A history of modern European warfare

HIST2073 Prussia in the age of absolutism and reform, 1648-1815

HIST2076 Germany and the Cold War

HIST2078 Renaissance Europe 1453-1648

HIST2079 Early modern Europe 1648-1789

HIST2081 Gender and history: Beauty, fashion and sex

HIST2082 Europe and its others

HIST2083 Gender, sexuality and empire

HIST2085 The history of modern sexual identity and discourse

HIST2086 Bismarck: The Iron Chancellor

HIST2089 History’s closet: Clothing in context

HIST2090 The Great Famine (1959-61)

HIST2091 The British Empire

HIST2092 The United States and Asia

HIST2093 International history in the era of two World Wars

HIST2096 The history of European business in China

HIST2097 Mao

HIST2098 A history of modern Taiwan

HIST2099 Themes in the history of the post-Cold War world

HIST2103 Russian state and society in the 20th century

HIST2105 The rise of modern Japan, 1830s to 1950s

HIST2107 The Second World War in Asia and the Pacific, 1931-1952

HIST2108 Empire and the making of modern France

HIST2109 Modern France: Society, politics and culture

HIST2110 China and the West

HIST2111 War and medicine in Europe, 1800-1950

HIST2112 Technologies of empire: Science, medicine and colonialism

HIST2113 New worlds: Exploring the history of Latin America

HIST2115 Sports and Chinese society

HIST2116 Oceans in History

HIST2117 Nanyang: The Chinese experience in Southeast Asia

HIST2119 Changing lives: Women's history from Fin-de-Siècle to the interwar years

HIST2120 International trade and finance in the early-modern world

HIST2122 The history of sport in modern Europe

HIST2123 Meiji Japan, challenges and transformations, 1853-1912

HIST2124 Taishō and Shōwa Japan: Perfecting state, society and nation, 1912 to 1989

HIST2125 Hitler’s Germany

HIST2126 The American family: Histories, myths, and realities

HIST2127 Qing China in the world: 1644-1912

HIST2130 The civilizing mission and modern European imperialism

HIST2131 Growing up ‘girl’: Histories, novels, and American culture

HIST2134 The Third Reich through documents (1933-1945)

HIST2135 Cold War Germany through documents (1945-1990)

HIST2136 The Graeco-Roman world: From Homer to Augustus

HIST2137 Pandemic!: Contagious histories

HIST2138 Humanity in crisis: Humanitarianism in the modern world

HIST2139 Greek religion, society and culture in the Classical Age

HIST2140 Health, medicine and society in late imperial and modern China

HIST2142 The German Empire, 1871-1918

HIST2143 Love and Loyalty: Women and Gender in Chinese History

HIST2144 History of the Second World War in the West, 1939-1945

HIST2145 Tokugawa Japan, 1600–1850

HIST2146 The Cultural Revolution (1966-76)

HIST2149 Contemporary China

HIST2152 Late socialism and the 1989 revolutions

HIST2154 American capitalism in the long nineteenth century

HIST2155 Slavery and democracy in the United States

HIST2156 American urban history

HIST3022 History by numbers: Quantitative methods in History

HIST3025 Hitler and the National Socialist ideology

HIST3027 Natural disasters in history, 1700 to present

Capstone Experience Courses

HIST4024 Writing Hong Kong history

HIST4026 History publishing

HIST4030 Europe fieldtrip

HIST4032 Great Kanto earthquake and the reconstruction of Tokyo


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