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Politics of Empire PSC 4310: Home

This Course Guide helps you identify some of the resources available at Mohammed VI Library. For more information please get in touch with Your Librarian whose contact information is listed below right.

Vocabulary list

Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course.

  • Empire
  • Imperialism
  • Sovereignty
  • Colonial History
  • Postcolonial Theory



"This course explores the concept and form of empire through an engagement with recent European history and various normative theories regarding the effects, operations and functioning of empire. This course is broken up into three sections.  The first takes a narrative historical perspective on European colonial history, and explores different classical theories of imperialism. The second explores postcolonial theory as a method of analysing European colonial history and culture and examines the different kinds of analytical tools that might be applied to the study of empire."

Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses

Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.

  • JC359

Subject Guide