HY113 Reading Notes are a collection of 5 essential topics covered in substantial depth and breadth, and is an essential revision aid for any student studying HY113. The 5 unique documents, outlined below, contain 34 pages of content and over 15,000 words.
- Exam revision notes on the Rwandan Genocide written for the exam in 2016 – Includes timeline of key events from 1933 to more specific days/months in 1994, looks at key themes in the historiography, section on key historians (including Mamdani, Melvern, Adler et al., Newbury, Callamard and Mann) includes two essay plans from the 2014 and 2010 exam papers.
- Exam revision Notes on Partition and Independence in South Asia, written for the 2016 exam – Includes timeline, outline of historiography and two essay plans on the results of partition and the historiographical debate on the causes of partition.
- Exam revision notes on Development and Modernisation Theory, written for 2016 HY113 Exam Paper. Includes timeline, statistics, case studies on Guatemala, Vietnam and Bolivia and two essay plans on the motivations for Modernisation Theory and the results of the Alliance for Progress in Latin America.
- Revision notes written on India in Revolt (1905-47) for the 2016 HY113 exam. Includes timeline and specific sections on historiography (e.g. Metcalf, Hardiman, Kumar, Nandy, Trivedi, Gould, Pinney, Wavell, Jalal) and three essay plans based on the 2016 mock, the 2015 exam and on a seminar question about discussing whether ‘Congress followed the crowd’.
- Exam revision notes on the Development State in East Asia since 1945 written for the 2016 HY113 exam. Includes timeline, detailed analysis of Japanese politics throughout the period and 3 essay plans: one detailed one discussing whether the economic growth of East Asia was a ‘triumph for American capitalism’, and two essay outlines on the influence of WW2 on Japan and why Japan didn’t become a superpower.
This student is a BA History student and achieved an average of 77 in their first year.