21H.443 European Imperialism in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Spring 2006

Restoration and defense of British liberty in South Africa, 1900.
Restoration and defense of British liberty in South Africa, 1900. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-78556 (b&w film copy neg.)])

Course Highlights

This course features sample writing assignments and a detailed reading list.

Course Description

From pineapples grown in Hawaii to English-speaking call centers outsourced to India, the legacy of the "Age of Imperialism" appears everywhere in our modern world. This class explores the history of European imperialism in its political, economic, and cultural dimensions from the 1840s through the 1960s.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. David Ciarlo

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate