Provincial Life in Imperial Domains

History 285F

Fall 2011
129 Barrows
Day & Time: 
W 12-2P

What happens to time and space, to the economy and law, to gender and the body, to politics and ideology when one steps outside of Istanbul, Cairo, London, or Paris? This research seminar explores the theoretical approaches, methodolgies, and sources available to those interested in the social and cultural histories of provincial towns and their hinterlands in Euroasia from early modern times to the end of the British and French Empires.