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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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HI 328 - British Imperialism

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

An upper-level survey that will examine the growth of the British empire beginning in 16th century England and examine the importance of the institution to British development and the impact that it had on world history. Topics include the ideology underpinning the institution and changes to imperial ideology over time, the political growth of the empire and its role in British diplomacy, the economic impact of it on British life, and the effect of it on indigenous populations. Finally, the course examines the legacy of British imperialism in the modern world. Region: Europe or Africa/Asia/Latin America, but not both.