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HIST308 - History of European Colonialism


This course explores European colonial history from the fifteenth century to the present. It takes into account the exploration, colonization, and decolonization of the Americas, Africa, Asia, India and the Middle East by three major European powers: Britain, France, and Spain. The actions of these countries, among others in Europe, affected the areas they colonized and the indigenous populations for generations to come. This course will focus on the expansion of European empires, the consolidation, management, and disintegration of the empires. Prerequisite - HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy 4th Ed. - eBook available in the APUS Online library. Links provided in the lessons section of the classroom.
ISBN: 9781138243682
Publication Info: Routledge Lib
Author: Bose, Sugata
Unit Cost: $42.57
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: HIST308 course pack: History of European Colonialism - all titles included in the coursepack are available in the APUS Online Library
Publication Info: LAD Custom Publishing
Author: APUS
Unit Cost: N/A
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A