University of Sussex Business School

Cultures of Colonialism (F8030DID)

Cultures of Colonialism

Module F8030DID

Module details for 2022/23.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module Outline

This module introduces students to the colonial practices, discourses and cultures across the nineteenth century British Empire and their legacies. It examines the British metropole and its colonies within a single analytical framework, tracking the exchange of people, ideas and objects along the networks that connected them. Initially students will cover the main approaches to the study of British colonialism, including traditional imperial history and postcolonialism. The latter part of the module investigates cultural, social and political impacts of British colonialism at specific sites across the empire, including India, North America and New Zealand.

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