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University of the South - Sewanee



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Advent Semester--2017
Feb 20, 2018
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HIST 126 - Into the Heart of Darkness: Imperialism in the 19th and 20th Centuries
This class investigates the controversial history of European empires since 1800 to understand how imperialism has shaped the modern world. It explores the motivations behind the creation of European empires, the technologies and tactics that made the acquisition of colonies possible, and the economic, cultural, and social effects of imperialism on the colonized and the colonizer. The course also considers how and why European hegemony collapsed during the age of decolonization and the impact of the rise of the United States on imperialism.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar, Non-Instructional Section Mgt, Course Offered Independently

Social Sciences Division
History Department

Course Attributes:

Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      First-Year Student

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