History of the French Empire
About the Course:
“Liberty, equality, fraternity”: what does this revolutionary motto mean from a colonial perspective? France, often characterized as “the country of human rights,” also has a long imperial history that sheds light on key contradictions of modernity: democracy and populism, citizenship and inequality, colorblindness and racism. Countries as different as Canada, Haiti, Algeria, Vietnam, Senegal, India and even the United States share a common French colonial past: how did these French roots of globalization define the world as we know it?
History 2C or 4C or Upper Division standing
Documents:View the course’s GauchoSpace page or the instructor’s page for documents: Manuel Covo
Schedule of Courses
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