History

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2018

HIST101 World History to Oceanic Contact Sections

Origins and diffusion of the world's great religions; cultural contact along overland trade routes; emergence of civilizations such as the Inca, Chinese, and Christian European; ordering of societies and their political development.

Origins and diffusion of the world's great religions; cultural contact along overland trade routes; emergence of civilizations such as the Inca, Chinese, and Christian European; ordering of societies and their political development. This World History course is helpful to the Medieval Studies student by providing a world context to the European Middle Ages. It emphasizes the development of conscious communities and civilizations around the globe and how encounters between them shaped history from the first written records to the fifteenth century. Through the study of primary and secondary sources, students: explore various civilizations' cultural wealth and diversity as well as their problems and study and discuss the controversial issues arising from various interpretations of World History in this period. Topics to be covered include the emergence and diffusion of the world's great religions, cultural contact along trade routes and on military frontiers, the ordering of societies and their political development....
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Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018

HIST202B Gateway to the Middle Ages - MIDDLE AGES Sections

Problems and themes of medieval European History through the close study of the people and cultures that produced them.

Not a survey of the medieval period, rather this course is an introduction to some of the major problems of medieval studies (e.g., literary, artistic, historical, archaeological) and the methods by which such problems may be resolved. It examines specific periods and places, and treats various aspects and expressions of medieval society in both depth and detail. Topics vary from an examination of how ninth-century European authors reacted to the perceived social and moral decline of the Carolingian realm, to the investigation of the concepts of forgery and authenticity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance and the ways in which the practice of forgery led to the advancement of critical skills in dealing with evidence from the past and its impact upon historical consciousness.
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Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018

HIST341 Medieval Jewish History Sections

A survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Jews from the time of the Christianization of the Roman Empire to the expulsion of professing Jews from Spain and Portugal at the end of the fifteenth century.

A survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Jews from the time of the Christianization of the Roman Empire to the expulsion of professing Jews from Spain and Portugal at the end of the fifteenth century.
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Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018

HIST363 Europe in the Early Middle Ages Sections

A survey of the development of institutions, ideas and the economy in Europe from about 400 through about 1000 CE.

A survey of the development of institutions, ideas and the economy in Europe from about 400 through about 1000 CE.
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Winter 2018

HIST364 Europe in the Late Middle Ages Sections

A survey of the development of institutions, ideas and the economy in Europe from about 1000 CE through the fourteenth century.

A survey of the development of institutions, ideas and the economy in Europe from about 1000 CE through the fourteenth century.
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Winter 2018

HIST365 Europe During the Renaissance Sections

The interplay between new and traditional ideas, styles, and institutions from the fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth century, with emphasis upon the relationship of social, economic, and political factors to intellectual and cultural change.

The interplay between new and traditional ideas, styles, and institutions from the fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth century, with emphasis upon the relationship of social, economic, and political factors to intellectual and cultural change.
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Winter 2018

HIST366 Europe During the Reformation Sections

An examination of European history that place both the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Reformation in the broader context of the political, social, cultural, and economic changes during the early modern era.

An examination of European history that place both the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Reformation in the broader context of the political, social, cultural, and economic changes during the early modern era.
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Winter 2018

HIST378 History of Early China Sections

History of China from the earliest times to the disintegration of the Tang Empire. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understand the origins and foundations of Chinese society.

History of China from the earliest times to the disintegration of the Tang Empire. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understand the origins and foundations of Chinese society.
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Winter 2018

HIST379 History of Later Imperial China Sections

History of China from the end of Tang to the eve of its modern transformation. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understant the political, socio-economic, and cultural changes in imperial China.

History of China from the end of Tang to the eve of its modern transformation. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understant the political, socio-economic, and cultural changes in imperial China.
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Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018

HIST473 Women in the Middle Ages Sections

A study of women's roles in the family, society, law, religion, the economy, and literature from about 500 to 1500 CE.

A study of women's roles in the family, society, law, religion, the economy, and literature from about 500 to 1500 CE.
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Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018
No HIST course(s) were found for W2018 term.
Winter 2018

HIST490P Seminar for Majors in History - HIST OF DEMOCRCY Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

HIST101

Origins and diffusion of the world’s great religions; cultural contact along overland trade routes; emergence of civilizations such as the Inca, Chinese, and Christian European; ordering of societies and their political development. This World History course is helpful to the Medieval Studies student by providing a world context to the European Middle Ages. It emphasizes the development of conscious communities and civilizations around the globe and how encounters between them shaped history from the first written records to the fifteenth century. Through the study of primary and secondary sources, students: explore various civilizations’ cultural wealth and diversity as well as their problems and study and discuss the controversial issues arising from various interpretations of World History in this period. Topics to be covered include the emergence and diffusion of the world’s great religions, cultural contact along trade routes and on military frontiers, the ordering of societies and their political development. The course consists of lectures twice a week and discussion sections once a week both terms.

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HIST104

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

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HIST202B

Not a survey of the medieval period, rather this course is an introduction to some of the major problems of medieval studies (e.g., literary, artistic, historical, archaeological) and the methods by which such problems may be resolved. It examines specific periods and places, and treats various aspects and expressions of medieval society in both depth and detail. Topics vary from an examination of how ninth-century European authors reacted to the perceived social and moral decline of the Carolingian realm, to the investigation of the concepts of forgery and authenticity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance and the ways in which the practice of forgery led to the advancement of critical skills in dealing with evidence from the past and its impact upon historical consciousness.

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HIST259

This course intends to provide a foundation in the global history of science, medicine, and technology in the ancient and medieval worlds. Students are introduced to the early science and medicine of European and Chinese classical antiquity before moving to the science and medicine of the medieval period, incorporating material from European, Chinese, Arabic and Persian sources. Moving chronologically through the semester, the course pays special attention to the connections and translations that enabled knowledge to circulate and transform. Students are introduced to methods of historical practice, including primary-source analysis, historical writing, library and research skills, and public history. No prior work in history of science is required or expected.

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HIST341

A survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Jews from the time of the Christianization of the Roman Empire to the expulsion of professing Jews from Spain and Portugal at the end of the fifteenth century.

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HIST347

Russian politics, society, culture, and empire, beginning with the medieval period extending through the era of Peter the Great’s modernization efforts and the Enlightenment.

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HIST363

A survey of the development of institutions, ideas and the economy in Europe from about 400 through about 1000 CE.

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HIST364

A survey of the development of institutions, ideas and the economy in Europe from about 1000 CE through the fourteenth century.

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HIST365

The interplay between new and traditional ideas, styles, and institutions from the fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth century, with emphasis upon the relationship of social, economic, and political factors to intellectual and cultural change.

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HIST366

An examination of European history that place both the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Reformation in the broader context of the political, social, cultural, and economic changes during the early modern era.

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HIST378

History of China from the earliest times to the disintegration of the Tang Empire. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understand the origins and foundations of Chinese society.

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HIST379

History of China from the end of Tang to the eve of its modern transformation. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understant the political, socio-economic, and cultural changes in imperial China.

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HIST387

The history, culture, and social and economic organization of South Asia from the decline of the classical Hindu empires through the Sultanate period. Also listed as ASIA 328.

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HIST424

The course explores the background to economic change, both growth and contraction, in Europe from the end of the Roman Empire to the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century. Topics treated will include causes and effects of economic development, evolution of economic institutions, changes in the distribution of income, roots and effects of technical change, the relationship of changes in the economy to changes in the environment, and the relative performance of the European and Chinese economies.

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HIST470

Changing topics of Medieval Studies with special attention to research methods using primary sources. Offered occasionally.

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HIST473

A study of women’s roles in the family, society, law, religion, the economy, and literature from about 500 to 1500 CE.

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HIST474

This course provides a survey and exploration of the development, interpretation, conflict, and transformation of various intellectual and religious traditions during the Middle Ages.

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HIST476

Medieval Legal History focuses on the development of the Western legal tradition during the Middle Ages from customary law to statue law with an emphasis on English common law, civil (Roman) law, and canon law and how it changed in its social and political contexts. The course also recognizes how other legal traditions operated in Europe—such as Jewish and Islamic law—and how they related to the dominant legal and political system. Students examine and explain actual legal cases and government acts to understand the law as an important aspect in studying Medieval history and society.

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HIST477

This course examines in depth the evolution of political institutions, the emergence of royal governments as well as representative assemblies and urban republics and conflicts within and among them leading to the emergence of modern structures.

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HIST478

The focus of this class is a study of the lives of leading and controversial figures in the Middle Ages and the means by which they have portrayed themselves and have been portrayed by others.

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HIST490P

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

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Winter 2018

HIST101 World History to Oceanic Contact Sections

Origins and diffusion of the world's great religions; cultural contact along overland trade routes; emergence of civilizations such as the Inca, Chinese, and Christian European; ordering of societies and their political development.

HIST102 World History from 1500 to the Twentieth Century Sections

The civilizations of Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas, with emphasis on the political, economic, ecological and cultural links among them, and the impact of oceanic contact, imperialism, warfare, migration, and globalization.

HIST103 World History Since 1900 Sections

International relations; changes in the nation-state system; the emergence and impact of major political ideologies; genocide; decolonization; the globalization of trade; and the dynamics of economic, social, cultural, and environmental change in a global context.

HIST104A Topics in World History - STATE INTERVENTN Sections

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

HIST104B Topics in World History - CITIES IN HIST Sections

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

HIST104D Topics in World History - GLOBAL COMMUNISM Sections

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

HIST104E Topics in World History - FASCISM & ANTI Sections

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

HIST104G Topics in World History - TPCS WORLD HIST Sections

Thematically-organized topics will explore global aspects of human experience across time. Each section will examine a single theme. Check with the department for course offerings.

HIST105B Contemporary Global Issues in Historical Perspective - PACIFIC WAR FILM Sections

Places issues and problems of current relevance such as disease, terrorism, drugs, or ethnic conflict in historical perspective. Each section will explore a single theme. Check with department for course offerings.

HIST105C Contemporary Global Issues in Historical Perspective - SOCIAL MOVEMENTS Sections

Places issues and problems of current relevance such as disease, terrorism, drugs, or ethnic conflict in historical perspective. Each section will explore a single theme. Check with department for course offerings.

HIST105D Contemporary Global Issues in Historical Perspective - MODERN MID EAST Sections

Places issues and problems of current relevance such as disease, terrorism, drugs, or ethnic conflict in historical perspective. Each section will explore a single theme. Check with department for course offerings.

HIST105G Contemporary Global Issues in Historical Perspective - CONT GLBL ISSUES Sections

Places issues and problems of current relevance such as disease, terrorism, drugs, or ethnic conflict in historical perspective. Each section will explore a single theme. Check with department for course offerings.

HIST106 Global Environmental History Sections

The impact humans have had on the environment, and the ways in which the physical environment has shaped human history: climate, agriculture, energy use, and urbanization.

HIST108 Global History of Capitalism Sections

The history of capitalism in its global dimension from the beginnings to the age of industrialization. An investigation of economies - in both their practices and cultures - around the world and across the ages from ancient times to the modern era.

HIST202B Gateway to the Middle Ages - MIDDLE AGES Sections

Problems and themes of medieval European History through the close study of the people and cultures that produced them.

HIST220A History of Europe - HIST OF EURO Sections

Selected themes and historical approaches in European history; may include Europe's history of religious conflict, state formation, colonialism, nationalism, industrialization, revolution, total war, globalization, genocide, or environmental change.

HIST235 History of Canada: Moments that Matter Sections

An introduction to major turning points in Canadian history. Exploration of the social, political, cultural, and environmental transformations/revolutions that have shaped Canada from early European colonialism to the twenty-first century.

HIST236 Public History in Canada: Memory, Representation, and Interpretation Sections

An introduction to public history in Canada. An exploration of the politics and practice of representing the past in a variety of sites, and questions of historical interpretation, memory, and audience.

HIST237A History of the United States - HISTORY OF USA Sections

Survey from colonial period to present examining political system, slavery, Civil War, race relations and civil rights, westward expansion, industrialization, feminism, expanding international presence, Cold War, and modern culture.

HIST240 Health, Illness and Medicine I: From the Ancient World to the Early Modern Period Sections

History of western medicine, from the Ancient World to the Enlightenment, with a focus on social and cultural ideas surrounding the body, health, and disease, and the development of medical institutions.

HIST241 Health, Illness and Medicine II: The Modern World from 1700 to the Present Sections

Western medicine from 1700 to the present, with a focus on social and cultural ideas surrounding the body, health and disease, and the development of medical institutions.

HIST250A Latin American History - LATN AMERCN HIST Sections

Exploring themes of colonialism, indigenous life, national imaginaries, dictatorships and transitions to democracy through different forms of telling Latin American history. Includes epistolary writing, maps, eyewitness accounts, chronicles, actions, novels, films, built environment and city plans, testimonios, and plays.

HIST256 History of Africa Sections

An introduction to selected themes and historical approaches in African history. These may include African geography and identities, sources and methodology, pre-modern state formation, gender relations, world religions, labour systems, colonialism, and post-colonialism.

HIST260 Science and Society in the Contemporary World Sections

An introduction to the historical development, conceptual foundations, and cultural significance of contemporary science. Themes will vary from year to year.

HIST270A China in World History - CHINA WORLD HIST Sections

The history of China in a global context, from the earliest times to the most recent past; how China has changed the world and how engagement with the world has changed China.

HIST271 Japan and Global History, 1550 - 1900 Sections

Thematic study of comparisons and relations between Japan and the world outside (primarily Europe and China). Commercial expansion, systems of world order, social institutions, religious and ideological expression, and state organization.

HIST273 History of India Sections

Societies, cultures, and politics of the Indian subcontinent from its ancient civilizations to the formation of the modern nation-states of South Asia.

HIST280 Islamic World History Sections

The history of the Islamic world in its global dimensions from its origins to the present day through the themes of religion, law, politics, culture, and modernity.

HIST302 History of the Indigenous Peoples of North America Sections

Indigenous peoples from pre-contact to the present in Canada and the U.S. Topics include colonial frontiers, disease, fur trade, government policies, environment, gender, religion, oral narratives, activism, urbanization, and identity.

HIST305 History of British Columbia Sections

The social, political, cultural, environmental, and economic transformations that have made British Columbia. Topics include the histories of Indigenous and settler peoples, the modern state, migration, activism, and identity.

HIST308 Quebec from the End of the 18th Century to the Present Sections

Relations between the English and the Canadians prior to the Rebellions of 1837-38, the emergence of French Canadian nationalism after 1840, the impact of State formation and industrialization in Quebec, the Quiet Revolution, and the independence movement.

HIST311 The British Empire after 1850 Sections

Transformation of the British imperial system from the mid-nineteenth century to de-colonization and neo-colonialism after the second World War.

HIST313 Africa from Imperialism to Independence Sections

The history of Africa in the 19th and 20th Centuries: the growth of Islam and Christianity, the impact of European colonialism, the development of nationalism, and the variety of different political and social outcomes after independence.

HIST315 Britain 1750-1850 Sections

Emergence of the world's first industrial society, and the political, economic, and cultural struggles accompanying this transformation.

HIST319 Britain, 1945 to the Present Sections

Survey of recent British history, with emphasis on de-colonization, emergence of the welfare state, new social movements and patterns of immigration, and Britain's changing relationship with Europe.

HIST321A Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST321B Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST321D Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST324 Inventing Canada, 1840-1896 Sections

An examination of political, cultural and national developments within the British North American colonies in the second half of the nineteenth century. Credit will not be granted for both HIST 324 or 326, if 326 was taken before 2007W.

HIST325 Canada 1896-1945: Boom, Bust and War Sections

Includes Aboriginal policy, immigration and national identity; Canada, Britain and the US; World Wars; economic modernization; the Great Depression; regionalism; political and social movements; and the creation of 'Canadian' culture. Credit will only be granted for one of HIST 325 or 426, if 426 was taken before 2007W.

HIST326 Canada Since 1945: Affluence and Anxiety in the Atomic Age. Sections

Includes immigration policy; the welfare state; Aboriginal peoples; the Cold War; resource economies and national politics; continentalism and free trade; constitutional crises; conflicting nationalisms; and new social movements. Credit will only be granted for one of HIST 326 or 426, if 426 was taken before 2007W.

HIST328 Rebels in America: Revolution to Civil War, 1763 - 1865 Sections

Issues in U.S. history from the colonial era through the Civil War, including the causes of the American Revolution; slavery; aboriginal peoples; labour, gender, and industrialization.

HIST331 The United States, 1865-1900: Labour, Race, Gender, and Empire Sections

The complicated political, economic and social history of the United States in the three decades following the Civil War.

HIST333A Third-Year Honours Seminar - 3RD YR HONRS SEM Sections

HIST333B Third-Year Honours Seminar - 3RD YR HONRS SEM Sections

HIST333C Third-Year Honours Seminar - 3RD YR HONRS SEM Sections

HIST338 American Modernity: The United States, 1890-1945 Sections

U.S. emergence as an industrial powerhouse and, eventually, a global superpower; responses to industrial society, meaning of "modern times," economic upheaval and social change, U.S.'s role as a world power, and politics of race, ethnicity, and gender.

HIST339 The United States Since 1945: The Limits of Power Sections

American military and geo-political power during and after Cold War; wars in Korea, Vietnam, and Middle East; domestic issues including McCarthyism, social movements (blacks, women, youth, gays and lesbians, and Native Americans), consumerism, immigration, and rise of New Right.

HIST341 Medieval Jewish History Sections

A survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Jews from the time of the Christianization of the Roman Empire to the expulsion of professing Jews from Spain and Portugal at the end of the fifteenth century.

HIST346 History of Modern France Sections

Political, social, and cultural history of France from the Revolution of 1789 to the present. France's journey toward democracy; particular focus on the changing nature of French culture and society.

HIST350 The Soviet Union Sections

Political, social, and cultural history of the Soviet Union and post-Soviet successor states from 1900 to the present.

HIST356 Twentieth-Century Germany Sections

The political, social, and cultural history of Germany in the twentieth century.

HIST358 State and Society in 20th century Cuba Sections

The history and historiography of 20th century Cuba, with particular attention to changing state structures and their impact on everyday life.

HIST363 Europe in the Early Middle Ages Sections

A survey of the development of institutions, ideas and the economy in Europe from about 400 through about 1000 CE.

HIST364 Europe in the Late Middle Ages Sections

A survey of the development of institutions, ideas and the economy in Europe from about 1000 CE through the fourteenth century.

HIST365 Europe During the Renaissance Sections

The interplay between new and traditional ideas, styles, and institutions from the fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth century, with emphasis upon the relationship of social, economic, and political factors to intellectual and cultural change.

HIST366 Europe During the Reformation Sections

An examination of European history that place both the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Reformation in the broader context of the political, social, cultural, and economic changes during the early modern era.

HIST368 Europe in the 19th Century Sections

An investigation of main themes in European history from the French Revolution to the beginning of the 20th century. Topics of particular importance are: domestic politics; the interaction of states; the formation of new states; social and economic transformations affecting the whole civilization; major cultural expressions of the century.

HIST369 Europe, 1900-1950 Sections

Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. Themes include the imperialist system, two world wars and their aftermaths, political and social movements of the interwar years, the Depression, and the crisis of liberal democracy. Credit will only be granted for one of HIST 369 or 462.

HIST370 Europe Since 1950 Sections

Europe since the middle of the twentieth century. Themes include the Cold War, the development of separate social and political systems in Western and Eastern Europe, the emergence of the welfare state, and the problems of European integration.

HIST373 History of Hong Kong Sections

History, culture, and identities of Hong Kong from the early 1800s to the present.

HIST376 Modern Japanese History Since 1800 Sections

The building of a modern state, its crisis in the 1930s, and its postwar recovery; topics include business institutions, politics, imperialism, intellectual syncretism, social change, and Japan's growing influence in the world.

HIST378 History of Early China Sections

History of China from the earliest times to the disintegration of the Tang Empire. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understand the origins and foundations of Chinese society.

HIST379 History of Later Imperial China Sections

History of China from the end of Tang to the eve of its modern transformation. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understant the political, socio-economic, and cultural changes in imperial China.

HIST380C The Making of Modern China: Nationalism, War, Revolution - MODERN CHINA Sections

The history of China from 1800 to the present including the decline of the Qing empire, the rise of modern nationalism, foreign invasion, and China's multiple revolutions.

HIST385 India from Raj to Republic Sections

Exploration of the rise of the East India Company as territorial power, the formation of a colonial society in India, competing responses to British rule, the struggle for independence, and the legacies of partition.

HIST390A Topics in History - TOPICS IN HIST Sections

Small-group instruction in a seminar format on a variety of historical topics. Check with the department for course offerings. This course does not satisfy the History Majors Research Seminar (490) requirement.

HIST391 Human Rights in World History Sections

Changing ideas about humanity and rights. Considers the relationship between human rights and the nation-state, imperialism, and capitalism. Assesses the efforts to end large-scale human rights violations and the role of the United Nations.

HIST393 Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science Sections

An examination of historical, conceptual, and methodological conditions of scientific knowledge through detailed consideration of important episodes in the history of science.

HIST394 Darwin, Evolution, and Modern History Sections

Darwin and the science of evolution in nineteenth and early twentieth century.

HIST396 Environmental History of North America Sections

Overview of land use and environmental change in Canada and the United States; examines ideas and practices that shaped indigenous and non-indigenous resource exploitation, management, and activism to the end of the twentieth century.

HIST402G Problems in International Relations - POST COLONIAL Sections

Selected topics such as trade, migration, diplomacy, war, migration, colonialism, and post- colonialism. Priority for registration to majors in History or International Relations.

HIST403B Seminar in the History of International Relations - MID EAST NOVELS Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Priority for registration will be given to fourth-year majors in the International Relations and History programs.

HIST403E Seminar in the History of International Relations - EVOLUTION OF WAR Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Priority for registration will be given to fourth-year majors in the International Relations and History programs.

HIST403H Seminar in the History of International Relations - INTRNATNL RELTNS Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Priority for registration will be given to fourth-year majors in the International Relations and History programs.

HIST403J Seminar in the History of International Relations - GLOBAL 1970S Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Priority for registration will be given to fourth-year majors in the International Relations and History programs.

HIST403K Seminar in the History of International Relations - THRD WRLD REVLTN Sections

Selected topics in the history of international relations. Priority for registration will be given to fourth-year majors in the International Relations and History programs.

HIST405 Diplomacy and Conflict in the Middle East, 1914 to the Present Sections

International relations in the Middle East in the aftermath of the Ottoman Empire, with special attention to the conflicts between Jews of Palestine/Israel and their Arab neighbours.

HIST408 U.S. Foreign Relations from Independence to World War II Sections

U.S. foreign policy and international history. Examines the American rise to power and political, economic, and cultural relationships between the United States and other peoples, organizations, and states worldwide.

HIST409 U.S. Foreign Relations since 1945 Sections

U.S. foreign policy and international history. Political, economic, and cultural relationships between the United States and other peoples, organizations, and states worldwide.

HIST414 Constitutions in Canadian History: From Pre-Contact to the Charter of Rights Sections

European precedents, Colonial self-government, Canadian Confederation, and issues such as gay rights, abortion, and First Nations land rights.

HIST419 Crime and Punishment in Canadian History Sections

The relationship between law and society; the development of legal institutions and the evolving character of crime in Canada.

HIST421A Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST421B Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST421D Honours Tutorial - HONOURS TUTORIAL Sections

HIST425 War and Society Sections

Continuity and change in the relations of war and society, the connections between the economy, society, the military, and government in peacetime as well as war; not a course in military history.

HIST432 International Relations in the Twentieth Century Sections

History of international relations from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Questions of war, peace, balance of power, and the evolution of the international system in global economic, cultural, and social contexts.

HIST433 Fourth-Year Honours Seminar Sections

HIST439 Politics and Culture in Fin-de-Sicle Europe (1890-1914) Sections

Explores relationships between politics, culture, and social change in Europe. Topics include the changing role of intellectuals: literary aestheticism, painting, design and the city, origins of psychology.

HIST441 History of the Holocaust Sections

A study of the systematic attempt to destroy European Jewry during the Nazi regime, 1933-1945. Topics of special importance include: the motivations and behaviour of the perpetrators; the reactions of the victims; the roles of bystanders.

HIST447A Selected Topics in United States History - EARLY USA IN 21C Sections

Examines in depth a significant period, theme, or topic in the history of the United States. Possible subjects include The West, the Great Depression, the Sixties, and Class, Race, and Gender.

HIST449 Honours Essay Sections

HIST473 Women in the Middle Ages Sections

A study of women's roles in the family, society, law, religion, the economy, and literature from about 500 to 1500 CE.

HIST484 East Asian Military systems and warfare China Sections

Confucian societies are often thought of as ones in which the brush is mightier than the sword. In fact the military has been a crucial factor in East Asia, and warfare has been the engine which has driven many of the most significant changes in East Asian history. This course will look at the evolution of East Asian military systems, and at the impact of recurrent warfare on East Asia societies.

HIST485 Asian Migrant Communities in Vancouver Sections

This course will examine the history of Asian migration to Vancouver and British Columbia, focusing on the development of local communities and provide a background in historical research methods that will enable the students to conduct research on the history of these communities.

HIST490K Seminar for Majors in History - VERSAILLES 100 Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490N Seminar for Majors in History - MEDITERRANEAN Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490P Seminar for Majors in History - HIST OF DEMOCRCY Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490Q Seminar for Majors in History - EARLY AMERICA Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490R Seminar for Majors in History - HIST LAB: NEWS Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490S Seminar for Majors in History - HOLOCAUST IN CAN Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490T Seminar for Majors in History - MUSIC IN USA Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490W Seminar for Majors in History - SEM FOR HIST MAJ Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST490Y Seminar for Majors in History - HIST CDN PRESENT Sections

Selected problems in the theory and practice of historical work. Check with the department for course offerings. Restricted to fourth year students majoring in History or in the History and Philosophy of Science. Also open to History Honours students.

HIST547D Readings: Special Topics in History - SPEC TOPICS HIST Sections

HIST548D Historiography - HISTORIOGRAPHY Sections

HIST549 Master's Thesis Sections

HIST561 Readings in Chinese History (post-1911) Sections

HIST575 Readings in International and Global History Sections

HIST595A Public History - PUBLIC HISTORY Sections

HIST597A Topics in Comparative History - COMP HIST TOPICS Sections

HIST599 M.A. Research Seminar Sections

HIST649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

HIST699 Ph.D. Research Seminar Sections