21H.443 | Spring 2006 | Undergraduate

European Imperialism in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Course Description

From pineapples grown in Hawaii to English-speaking call centers outsourced to India, the legacy of the “Age of Imperialism” appears everywhere in our modern world. This class explores the history of European imperialism in its political, economic, and cultural dimensions from the 1840s through the 1960s.
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments
A photograph of soldiers defending Lady Liberty.
Restoration and defense of British liberty in South Africa, 1900. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-78556 (b&w film copy neg.)])