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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
Humanities Area
Writing Skill

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.