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|HIST 241 - The Age of Empire|
This course surveys the rise and decline of global and continental empires in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It surveys topics such as colonialism, industrialization, commodities, war, science, race, and sexuality. Focusing on cases such as the British, French, Japanese, German, American, Russian, or Ottoman Empires, it explores how peoples in imperial centres sought to create and maintain their supremacy in a hierarchal world order and the various strategies used by people around the world to resist and modify those ambitions.
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam