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HIST 4865 Ireland and Empire (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Study of the interactions between Ireland and various world empires. The major emphasis will be Irish interaction with the British Empire, but there will also be discussion of Ireland’s interaction with other global empires. Topics will include Ireland’s place in the early modern Atlantic World; the role of Irish missionaries, soldiers, and civil servants in the British Empire; Irish resistance to Empire; and Irish-Indian connections.”


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Jason Knirck, Burns Scholar

Prerequisites: History Core, Parts I and II

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Last Updated: 09-Feb-17