HST380.11 History of European Expansion (at UAM)

Open only to students accepted to the special program Madrid Center & Liberal Arts in Spanish at UAM

Taught in Spanish. Topics include:

  • The Iberian Empires. Portuguese maritime expansion. The Castilian monarchy’s colonization of the African Coast and Canary Islands. The conquest of America and its impact on indigenous populations.
  • The rise of the Northern European Empires. The institutional framework supporting the trade of the Dutch Empire. Its competition and disputes with the Iberian Empires.
  • The British and French Empires in the New World. Religious and political change. Colonization and Franco-British conflicts.
  • The Colonial World in the Eighteenth Century. The First and Second British Empires in the East and West. The influence of the Enlightenment and the crisis of independence movements. The British loss of the Thirteen Colonies.

(16946, Historia de la Expansión Europea)

Department: History

Location: Liberal Arts at UAM

Credits: 3