A global history of decolonisation in the twentieth century. The paper focusses on questions of agency, power and violence in historical perspective.
This paper fosters a critical understanding of the complex and often violent process of decolonization and the making of independent nation-states in the twentieth century, drawing on case studies from key regions around the globe as well as contextualising these examples in broader developments.
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|Empires Strike Back: A Global History of Decolonization
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- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
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On completion of this paper, students will have:
- A broad understanding of processes of global decolonization in the twentieth century
- A critical awareness of key scholarly debates about decolonization, anticolonialism, and the making of new states
- A refined capacity to engage with contemporary debates relating to the legacies of empire and postcolonial challenges by drawing on historical examples and conceptual definitions of decolonization