HSTR 379

Western Imperialism in the Middle East and North Africa

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HIST 444

Examines the rise and decline of European political and economic power over different parts of the Middle East and North Africa. Includes: theories of imperialism; the increasing integration of the region into the world economy in the 19th century; patterns and structures of colonial rule; changing ways of life and thought in colonized societies; the nationalist and religious opposition to European influence; the legacies of imperial rule in post-colonial nations.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 379, HIST 440 (if taken in the same topic), HIST 444.

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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