World Group. Explores the construction and manifestation of British Imperialism, at its height, from the late 18th century until the early 20th century. Focuses on political, cultural, economic and material history as it pertains to specific regions in South Asia, Southern Africa and the Atlantic community. Examines the formulation of "imperial ideologies" and studies how the application of these ideologies shaped Britain's role in world history. Specific topics include: British slavery, commerce, naval power, gender politics, fashion, foodways, migration, famine and railroads. Emphasizes themes such as interdependence, global exchange, cross-cultural connections and interaction. Fall of odd years. (GACO)
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.