Joint-honours information for 2017 entry

Colonialism and After

Module L2003

Module details for 2017/18.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 4

Module Outline

This module is an introduction to a range of key historical problems and conceptual questions relating to the colonial and postcolonial experiences. Focusing on the characteristics of capitalism, imperialism, and modernity, the module examines the making of the modern world. It provides an introduction to European expansion, the slave economy, the development of wage labour, industrial growth, imperialism, creation of the modern state, genocide, the idea of development, anticolonialism, and the creation of the `third world'.

Module learning outcomes

Knowledge of a range of key historical problems and conceptual questions relating to the colonial and post-colonial experience

Knowledge of the core reading, with some appreciation of the subtlety of debates or different interpretations that might be drawn from particular evidence

TypeTimingWeighting
Essay (1500 words)Semester 1 Assessment Week 2 Mon 16:0080.00%
Coursework20.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
EssayT1 Week 5 100.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterLecture1 hour111110111111
Autumn SemesterSeminar1 hour111110111111

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Miss Ellie Margott

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/387198

Miss Emilia Roycroft

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/214700

Dr Fae Dussart

Convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/175386

Dr Elizabeth Mills

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/226593

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