Level: 2

Semester: 2

Prerequisite: None


Course Description:

This course analyses the historical developments which contributed to the collapse of Europe’s colonial empires.  The colonial policies and practices of different imperial powers are compared, changes in their methods over time are identified and their impact on the colonized world is discussed.  The response to the imperial presence and the rise and progress of the movement for decolonization are analyzed with special reference to nationalism, socialism and Pan Africanism.  Case studies of specific national liberation movements from different parts of the colonized world are discussed.



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