07:20 PM to 10:00 PM R
Section Information for Spring 2021
Class meets synchronously ONLINE –
Students are expected to participate on the day and time scheduled.
This course examines the place of North America in the wider early modern world from approximately 1500 to 1800. As European empires expanded, they reshaped connections and power relations among different parts of the world, bringing North America into that world in a variety of new ways. We will draw on new and classic literature to explore the ways in which historians have framed and interpreted these processes. Throughout, the focus will be on the circulation of goods, people, and ideas through this world and on the structures and labor that facilitated this movement. Topics will include maritime trade, settler colonialism, slavery and the slave trade, consumption and material culture, systems and technologies of knowledge production, and imperial warfare.
HIST 635 002 is a distance education section.
Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.
Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.
Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.