Imperial Fantasies: The Rise and Fall of the British empire
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course will trace the British Empire from the uncertain times of the 18th century, through the Victorian heyday, to the crisis of empire in the twentieth century, and finally decolonization after the Second World War. Main topics will include incarnations of empire, colonial cultures, race, and the metropole. Our focus will be on the experience of Empire, and what it was like to live, rebel, fight and serve in an Imperial context through a selection of case studies.{G}