HIST 412 - EMPIRE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
Long Title: EMPIRE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: This course explores the relationship between international law and empire, from about 1500 to the present. In a period of expanding Western domination, international law developed, serving partly as a critical as well as apologetic discourse for Western imperialism. The seminar examines key primary sources and recent scholarship concerning this topic.