Course Detail
Course Components:
This course examines the history of the modern French colonial empire from the establish from the establishment of Acadia and New France at the beginning of the 17th century, through the colonization of the Antilles, Indochina, and Africa, to the end of the Algerian War of Independence in 1962. The approach taken in the course will be to focus on the interrelations between metropolitan France and the colonies, with attention given to the multiple factors, both French and indigenous, that affected the course of the development of the empire.