Gateway Seminar: Empires in Historical Perspective

HISTORY157S

Study of modern empires in historical comparative-connective perspective. Approaches, methods, themes include social history from below, maritime history, history of technology, debates about the ethicality of war, occupation and regimechange in sovereign territories. Final research paper involving intensive primary-source research, extensive use of secondary and on-line sources for the study of empires. One course.

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI, R, SS

Region

Global and Comparative