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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 429 - Ireland and Empire

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.  HIST 429 and HIST 529 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:\

  • Analyze significant issues, trends and developments in the study of Ireland’s relationship with various world empires and in the study of the role of empires and imperialism in Irish history
  • Demonstrate knowledge that history is not simply the recitation of names and dates, but instead is a fluid subject where interpretations are constantly changing as a result of different methodologies and patterns of analysis
  • Analyze and synthesize primary and secondary sources in order to put forward a well-supported argument of their own
  • Make a clearly-written and clearly-presented argument, including a thesis and sufficient and well-used supporting detail
  • Identify differing explanations of historical change and the connections between cause and effect in the discipline of history
  • Analyze the relationship between Ireland, the Irish people, and the British Empire

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