Worlds Of The British Empire II Empire And After 1880 To 1960 Study Abroad

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Worlds Of The British Empire II Empire And After 1880 To 1960 Study Abroad

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This Group I covers the history of the British empire, with a focus on the period from the later nineteenth century to the mid twentieth century. The course examines the causes and consequences of British imperial expansion, and the relationship between the ruling power and the African, American, Asian and Australasian subjects it ruled, and the process of decolonization. The course examines imperial and colonial relations from a global point of view, looking at the relationship between the British empire and the worldwide exchange of commodities, cultures and ideas in the period. It also introduces students to aspects of the history of the four continents not studied in other 'Group I' courses ? America, Africa, Australasia and Asia. The course is taught through an hour's lecture and hour's seminar each week.

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