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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject we study art and travel in Europe from 1700 to the present. By its very nature, the material is interdisciplinary, drawing on the disciplines of literature (travel-writing) and geography as well as art history and history, and the lectures and seminars will also discuss the wider issues raised by tourism. It will introduce students to concepts of place-based research, reception theory, and sites, routes and museums of significance in Europe.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLisa Beaven

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of history or art history at first year plus 15 credit points of another humanities subject


Incompatible subjects ARH2ETA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInventing the Louvre: art politics and the origins of the modern museumRecommendedMcClellan, A.CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY 1994
ReadingsItaly and The Grand TourRecommendedBlack, J.YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS 2003
ReadingsThe Smell of the Continent: the British Discover Europe 1814 - 1914RecommendedMullen, R. and Munsen, J.MACMILLAN 2009
ReadingsVenice, the tourist mazeRecommendedDavis, R.UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS 2004

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