mid-level survey course will examine the history of the
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Mid-Term Exam (Wed., Oct. 12) 15%
Final Exam 25%
Three Papers 30 (10% each)
Trevor Lloyd The British Empire1558-1995
Linda Colley Captives:
David Cannadine Ornamentalism: How the British Saw Their Empire
James Morris Pax Britannica: The Climax of an Empire
George Orwell Burmese Days
Week I Lloyd, Preface, pp. 1-61; Colley, pp. 1-41
Week II Colley, pp. 42-134
Week III Lloyd, pp. 62-84; Colley, pp. 137-202
Week IV Lloyd, pp. 85-111; Colley, pp. 203-238
Week V Colley, pp. 241-307
Week VI Lloyd, 112-137; Colley, pp. 308-346
Week VII Lloyd, pp. 138-170; Colley, pp. 347-379
Week VIII Cannadine, The Whole Thing
Week IX Lloyd, pp. 171-252
Week X Morris, The Whole Thing
Week XI Lloyd, pp. 253-312
Week XII Orwell, The Whole Thing
Week XIII Lloyd, pp. 312-346
Week XIV Lloyd, pp. 347-380
Instructions for Papers: Each paper should be approximately 1500 words in length. Parenthetical citations should be provided for quotations, ideas, and assertions derived from your sources.
First Paper, due at the beginning of class on Monday, Sept. 26.
the relevant sections of Lloyd and Colley, briefly explain the divergent
outcomes experienced by
Second Paper, due at the beginning of class, Friday, Nov. 4.
Using the relevant sections of Lloyd and Morris, briefly explain what was “new” in the “New Imperialism” of the late nineteenth century.
Third Paper, due at the beginning of class, Monday, Dec. 5.
Orwell’s Burmese Days, along with the
relevant sections of Lloyd and Cannadine, briefly examine the sources of
Honesty and Questions of Plagiarism: Please
review carefully the section on “Academic Honesty and Questions of Plagiarism”