Units of Study

HSTY2304 - Imperialism, 1815-2000

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Robert Aldrich
Phone: +61 2 9036 5479
Email: robert.aldrich@sydney.edu.au

Description

Empire is one of the key topics in human history, and we continue to live with the consequences of Europe's imperial age. This unit will examine imperialism, resistance to foreign rule, and decolonisation from 1815 to the present. It will look at particular cases of expansion (especially the French and British examples), and examine the theories used to understand imperialism. Among specific themes that will be covered are the ideologies of empire and culture, gender, race, the environment, and imperialism and nationalism.

Assessments

1x250wd essay bibliography (5%), 1x250wd essay outline (5%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of History or Ancient History

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

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