This unit introduces thinkers from all parts of the world since the fifteenth century. It examines justifications of and responses to European empire after considering non-European systems of knowledge before colonialism. Themes include the question of modernity, conceptualizations of the nation, and the development of the 'Muslim world'.
1 x 3hr workshop/week
Partiticipation (20%), 1x3000wd Long essay (50%), 1x1500wd Short essay (30%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major.