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HIST 485. Imperial Science and Colonial Knowledge in the Middle East and South Asia

Credits 3.00 PeopleSoft Course ID 002247

This course examines modern colonialism and imperialism, particularly their cultural, intellectual and scientific dimensions. Thematic foci include systems of imperial representation including Orientalism, and linguistic, cartographic, archaeological, urban, rural, and social scientific transformations under colonial regimes of knowledge and power. Colonial and imperial relationships in nineteenth-century British India and Egypt, twentieth-century Palestine and Israel, and the twenty first-century US and Afghanistan will be examined.