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Title: HIST 305-03, The British Empire, Fall 2005
Authors: Zastoupil, Lynn
Keywords: History, Department of;Syllabus;Curriculum;Academic departments;Text;2005 Fall
Issue Date: 13-Mar-2008
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn. : Rhodes College
Series/Report no.: Syllabi CRN
Abstract: Empire from the Elizabethan age to the present. During this period Britain gained, and lost, an empire unrivalled in human history. It is the objective of this course to understand some of the main reasons for British imperial expansion in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and the retreat from empire in the twentieth century. The impact of empire on British political, social and economic life will be considered, as will be the influence of British culture and institutions on the colonies. Imperial ideas, the growth of racial attitudes, and other intellectual issues and social problems associated with the empire will also be addressed. The many enemies that empire created, both at home and in the colonies, will also be a major theme of this course. Their role in ending the empire, and in creating post-colonial societies in the aftermath of empire, will also be explored.
Description: This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor. Thee is a discrepancy between the course code number in Banner and the course code cited on the syllabus.
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