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Nation, Colony, Borderland, and Frontier

To view all courses, with links to descriptions in the catalogue, view the Courses page.

Area of interest includes:

  1. Colonialism, imperialism, post-colonialism, frontiers and conquests
  2. Nation Building, Nationalism
  3. Migration, Immigration, Frontiers, Borderlands
  4. Cultural exchange

100-level Courses

  • 103 Hindus and Muslims in South Asia, 712-1857
  • 116 The Dark Ages c. 400-900
  • 124 Europe 1945
  • 126 Terrorism in Russia and Eurasia
  • 151 British History: James I (1603) to the Great War
  • 160 American Moments: Rediscovering US History
  • 161 From Gold Rush to Dust Bowl: Writing the American Frontier
  • 162 Envisioning Latin America
  • 174 The Emergence of the Modern Middle East
  • 175 Mandela: Race, Resistance and Renaissance in 20th Century South Africa

200-level Courses

  • 204 Independent India: 1947-1990s
  • 208 Human Rights and US Foreign Policy Since 1945
  • 214 The Roots of the Palestine-Israel Conflict
  • 215 The High Middle Ages c. 950-1300
  • 225 Renaissance Culture
  • 230 From Tyranny to Terror: The Old Regime and the French Revolution
  • 236 Germany, 1740 – 1918
  • 237 Germany, 1918 – 1990
  • 242 Russia and the Steppe to 1800
  • 251 A History of American Foreign Relations
  • 243 Russia and the Soviet Union, 1861-2000
  • 252 Imagining India: Colonial Experience and the Pathways to Independence
  • 253 The Jungle in Indian History
  • 254 Victorian Britain
  • 255 The British Empire
  • 259 The History of the Family in Early Modern Europe
  • 261 History of Women in the United States Since 1890
  • 262 Contesting Colonialism: Latin America 1450-1750
  • 263 From Colony to Nation: Latin America in the Nineteenth Century
  • 264 The Revolutionary Option? Latin America in the Twentieth Century
  • 265 African American History to 1865
  • 267 African American History 1865-Present
  • 270 The Black Power Movement
  • 272 Modern African History
  • 274 Beyond Jamestown and Plymouth Rock: Revisiting, Revising & Reviving Early America
  • 275 US History's Greatest Mystery: Revolutionary America 1750-1830
  • 276 Democracy in America? US Politics and Power, 1828-1896
  • 277 The Making of the “American Century”: 1890 – 1945
  • 279 The Vietnam War

300-level Courses

  • 305 People and Animal Histories in Modern India
  • 308 Humanitarian Intervention
  • 316 Constantinople/Istanbul: 1453
  • 337 The Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany
  • 342 Stalinism
  • 351 Problems in U.S. Foreign Policy
  • 361 Varieties of the Latin American Indian Experience
  • 362 The Cuban Revolutions
  • 363 Revolution and Conflict in 20th Century Latin America
  • 366 American Encounters
  • 369 Themes in 20th Century Urban History: Social Reform and the Evolution of the Welfare State
  • 373 Slavery and Abolition in Africa
  • 374 The African Diaspora
  • 385 Colonialism, Resistance, and Knowledge in Modern Middle Eastern History
  • 386 Central Asia and the Caucasus: Nation Building and Human Rights
  • 389 Constructing China from Beyond