HIST 2760

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This course considers how a small northern European kingdom acquired and then governed a vast global empire. Beginning with the navigators, pirates and settlers of the Elizabethan era, and ending with the process of decolonization after World War Two, we will explore the diverse character and effects of British imperialism in the Americas, in Asia, in Africa, and the Pacific, and consider the legacies of the British empire in the contemporary world.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 17290HIST 2760  DIS 202

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  • 17292HIST 2760  DIS 204