History 101.004

Fall 2006
Section: 
Instructor (text): 
Durbach
Location: 
104 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
TuTh 9:30-11
CCN: 
Units: 
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History is often written from the perspective of the nation state. This research seminar instead takes a transnational approach and places the history of Britain in a wider international context. Using Britain as a case study, this seminar will encourage students to think about the movement of peoples, cultures, and ideas around the globe from the Age of Exploration to the late twentieth century. Students will be free to explore a wide variety of topics that connect Britain's history to world history such as slavery, exploration, immigration, colonialism, as well as cultural exchanges around food, dress, and music.