HIST 233 - BRITISH EMPIRE 1558-1997 at University of Maryland


Two hours of lecture and one hour of discussion/recitation per week. Credit will be granted for only one of the following: HIST219P or HIST233. Formerly HIST 219P. Britain's empire from the mid-sixteenth century to the late twentieth century, focusing on the encounter between Britain and indigenous peoples. Topics include the origins of British imperialism in Ireland and North America, the slave trade, the East India Company and India, women in Empire, transportation and the making of Australia, sex in empire, missionaries, racial theories and decolonizaiton.

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