This course introduces students to the history of European imperialism from the late eighteenth century to the present day. It will consider the political, economic and cultural dimensions of imperialism, focusing in particular on the different experiences of empire from the perspective of both those who ruled and those who lived under colonial rule. Required readings will draw on recent historical scholarship and a range of primary sources including maps, photographs, films, and novels spanning the Caribbean, North and West Africa, the Middle East, and South and Southeast Asia.
History of European Imperialism
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Tuesday, January 2, 2018