HIST513 Empires: Conquest and ConflictUpdated: 13 March 2019
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Coordinator(s)||Richard Scully (email@example.com)|
This unit examines the ways in which societies have expanded their geographical, political and cultural influence as a means of increasing their power. The concept of empire will be examined across a range of different historical contexts drawn from the Ancient and Modern Worlds. This unit focus on a number of themes including the idea of empire, the means of obtaining and keeping empire, the relationship between imperial expansion and ideas of nationalism, resistance to empire, and the consequences of expansion both on the conquering and the conquered societies.
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|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: