HISTORY 231 - Social Science Topics in History
Section: 001 Decolonization in Cultural and Historical Perspective
Term: WN 2010
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
25
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Johnson,Cecilia Miranda Louisa
Instructor:

The freedom struggles of formerly colonized people in the second half of the twentieth century marked the end of European empire and the beginning of a postcolonial era. This class examines the phenomenon of struggles for freedom as that described by the term decolonization. Against the backdrop of the end of the British empire in particular and the rise of the United States as a new global power, we will examines cases of decolonization in South Asia, southern Africa and the Pacific. The class asks what decolonization has meant for those fighting for it, those who continue to desire it, and those who write about it. How has decolonization been taken up by social, political and national movements? What does it indicate as a historical and cultural process and as a political concept? What relation does it have to empire, law, revolution, resistance, violence, cultural and political community, rights and identity?

HISTORY 231 - Social Science Topics in History
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
41865
Open
29
 
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with ANTHRCUL 298
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for HISTORY 231 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The CourseProfile (ART) system, supported by the U-M Provost’s 3rd Century Initiative through a grant to the Digital Innovation Greenhouse, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (ART)