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Empire

the Controversies of British Imperialism

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Topics Covered
  • The relationship between Empire and money
  • The nature of violence within Empire
  • The connection between race, religion and British imperialism
  • The role of women in Empire and how attitudes to sex influenced British imperialism
  • The significance of British imperial culture
  • British decolonisation and the concept of ‘neo-imperialism’
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Rating 4.0 based on 13 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jun 17 (in 3 weeks)
Cost $59
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Language English
Subjects Humanities Programming
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I also noticed that it was largely revisionist, meaning it applied today's standards of morality with actions taken 200 years ago.

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Really good course that open up new perspectives and makes you think about the controversies.

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But it was still interesting, and, for an American, brought out many never thought-about aspects of Empire.

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I would not recommend the course to anyone trying to look at historic events, but rather those interested in pot shooting the British government.

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I also found some of the postings to be criticize everything at all times.

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Rating 4.0 based on 13 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Jun 17 (in 3 weeks)
Cost $59
From University of Exeter via FutureLearn
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Humanities Programming
Tags History R

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