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History (HIST)

HIST 050 Provincial History
4 Credits

Prerequisites
Socials 10 or SOSC 030

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HIST 103 Europe - 1820's to the 1890's
3 Credits

The course is designed as an introduction to the characteristic features of society, economics and politics. It will be a comparative analysis of structures and decision making in Britain, France, Germany and Russia and will emphasize relations between the rulers and the ruled. The revolutions of 1848, the formation of working class consciousness, the new imperialism of the late nineteenth century. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 104 Europe 1917 to 1948
3 Credits

In the form of a comparative analysis this course will focus on major political and socio-economic developments in Germany, the Soviet Union and Italy. It will include discussion of salient aspects of communism, nationalism, socialism and fascism and of the background to the Second World War. (3, 0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 105 Canada to the Mid-19th Century
3 Credits

This course makes the more remote past of this country meaningful to us today. We will examine the interrelationship between First Nations people and newcomers, the nature of French Canadian society and the politics of economic and social development in Ontario. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 106 Canada Since Mid-19th Century
3 Credits

We will study the historical experiences of Canadians including First Nations, immigrants, workers and women in the context of social, economic and political conditions. Topics include the settlement of the West and British Columbia. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 201 Imperialism From the Mid-19th Century to the Present
3 Credits

We shall be dealing with a variety of notions, theories and analysis to find out about the historical origins and socio-political implications of empire building by European countries and the U.S. We shall examine general policies and individual events in order to explain two world wars, changes in the nature of society and the relations of developed with underdeveloped countries in the past and in the present. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
15 credits of first year University Credit program courses or 6 first year History (HIST)credits

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HIST 205 History of Colonial Africa
3 Credits

This course traces the history of European colonization in Africa. Beginning with early exploration and the slave trade, we will examine how the European powers slowly came to dominate the Dark Continent. We will study how European colonization shaped Africa and assess the ultimate impact of colonization. We will spend some time studying the problems plaguing Africa today including the AIDS plague, lack of economic development, cyclical revolution and environmental depletion. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 209 A History of Native People of Canada
3 Credits

Review of the history of Aboriginal People of Canada from the time of contact to today. Late pre-contact cultures, military alliances, treaties, land claims and settlements, comprehensive claims and self government will be discussed. The Indian Act will be dealt with in some detail. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 210 History of Western Canada
3 Credits

Review of the political, social and economic history of the prairie provinces and British Columbia. Immigration, Native Peoples, industrial, agricultural and resource development will be discussed. Urbanization and transportation will be a focus. The development of regional protest political parties will be reviewed. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 213 History of British Columbia
3 Credits

Survey of the social, economic, political and cultural development of British Columbia from 1700 to the present day. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 215 History of the U.S. to 1865
3 Credits

A political, economic and social review of the events and forces that shaped the development of the United States from a colony through to a nation torn by Civil War. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 216 History of the U.S. Since 1865
3 Credits

History of the political, economic and social development of the United States in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 231 Germany in the 20th Century
3 Credits

Identify and analyze the driving forces in German society and politics under the Kaiser, in the Weimar Republic, under Hitler and in the two Germanies after 1945 and we will study how major foreign powers attempted to deal with the German question. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 232 The History of Anti-Semitism
3 Credits

The history of Anti-Semitism from its beginnings during the early separation of Judaism from Christianity up to current times. The course examines the causes and/or rationalizations for Anti-Semitism including accusations of evil rituals, spreading disease, killing Christ, and usury.(3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English 12 or equivalent

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HIST 241 The Soviet Union, 1917-1990
3 Credits

Study and analyze major political and socio-economic developments from the days of the October Revolution (and its background conditions) to Gorbachev. Significant attention will also be given to the problem of socialism - theory and practice. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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HIST 250 History of Latin America
3 Credits

This course examines the history of Latin America from the voyages of Columbus to the modern era. Important topics include the collapse of the Aztec and Inca Empires, the establishment of the Spanish and Portuguese colonial systems, cultural collapse of the Latin American First Nations, the drive for independence and the development of Latin American countries. We will spend some time studying the challenges faced by modern Latin America including revolutions, slow economic development and the drug trade. (3,0,0)

Prerequisites
English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12 or equivalent

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