Spring 2024 History GR8157 section 001

England and Wider World 1550 to 1815

England/Wider World 1550-

Call Number 16529
Day & Time
R 2:10pm-4:00pm
402 Hamilton Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Christopher L Brown
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description

This colloquium explores the evolution of English overseas enterprise from the Protestant Reformation through the end of the Napoleonic Wars.  Topics include the origins and organization of the early British Empire, the production of wealth through colonial settlement and overseas trade, the development of consumer markets for tropical commodities, the relationship between European and imperial spheres of endeavor, the relationship between overseas enterprise and evolving definitions of British identity, and new problems of governance and administration in the late eighteenth century that accompanied colonial expansion in North America, South Asia, the Caribbean, and West Africa.  

Web Site Vergil
Department History
Enrollment 10 students (15 max) as of 6:07PM Monday, July 22, 2024
Subject History
Number GR8157
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Section key 20241HIST8157G001