HIST 4339 - Borderlands of the British Empire uri icon



  • Examines the development of the borderlands of the British empire through imperial expansion, consolidation, and early decolonization. Focuses on the 19th and early 20th centuries. Topics include domination, resistance and negotiation in areas such as India, Afghanistan, the Palestine Mandate. Aims for students to acquire skills in comparative history and to develop a better understanding of the roots of contemporary conflicts. Recommended prerequisite: HIST 1012 or HIST 1123 or HIST 1228 or HIST 1308 or HIST 1528. Same as HIST 5339.