|HIST3012||Empires in Crisis (O)||3 ch (3C) [W]|
Examines challenges to European colonialism during the twentieth century. Explores structures of colonial rule and how they affected class, gender, and race relations in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Analyses the rise of anti-colonial movements and their challenges to imperial rule, within the context of the global crises of the years between 1914 and 1945. Concludes with examinations of the struggles for national independence after the Second World War, and the legacies of colonialism.
Prerequisite: Prior completion of HIST 3011 an asset but not required. Restriction: Not available for credit to students who have taken HIST 3008.