|HIST3012||European Imperialism, 1914-1975 (O)||3 ch (3C) [W]|
Examines the evolution of European imperialism after the outbreak of the First World War, and ends with a detailed examination of post-1945 decolonization. Topics to be covered include: the impact of the First World War on European empires; gender, race, and class relations in colonial societies; cultures of imperialism in the 1920s and 1930s; the evolution of imperial systems of control; the rise of anti-colonial nationalist movements; the impact of the Second World War; counter-insurgency and colonial wars after 1945; the causes and dynamics of decolonization; and the legacies of empire.
Prerequisite: prior completion of HIST3011 an asset but not required. Restriction: Not available for credit to students who have taken HIST3008.