Unit Code: HIS502

Unit Title: Pacific Pre-history

This unit is designed to give students an overview of Pacific pre-history from the Indigenous occupation of the Pacific to the late 1900s. It is designed for students to familiar themselves with the history of the Pacific. The unit will introduce the major narratives of the Pacific, using historical examples from all over the Pacific to highlight keys events and trends in Pacific history. It also focuses on the ways in which this history has been constructed and seeks to analyse Indigenous Pacific ways of telling history.