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HIST 426J 01 (23639)  
Decolonization in Comparative Perspective
Amanda Behm
W 3.30-5.30 WHC B-03
Spring 2014 
No regular final examination
Skills WR
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

The endings of European empires from the eighteenth century to the present. The American Revolution; the end of Spanish and French empires in the Atlantic world; nineteenth-century colonial self-government in the British empire; the breakup of European empires in Asia and Africa after the Second World War. Decolonization as a topic in both political theory and historical analysis.