History 597B (201) Topics in Comparative History
This course will approach nationalism from a global perspective. It will study the different theories of nationalism, the policies it fostered around the world in the 19th and 20th centuries, and the relationship between history, memory and nations. It is open to students in all fields of history. The first half of the course will be devoted to an exploration of various theories. In the second half of the term, students will be expected to produce a short piece of writing that could be linked to their thesis or dissertation projects.