One Page Course Descriptions from Instructors

Below are short course descriptions provided by our instructors. These descriptions will give you a sense of how the course has been offered in past semesters.

Please note that not all courses are listed here. This page includes only courses that have been offered since we bagan posting these descriptions. For official course descriptions, please see the Academic Calendar.

HIST 101 - Canada Before Confederation

HIST 102 - Canada 1867 to the Present

HIST 103 - Sto:lo History

HIST 105 - British Columbia: Pre-contact to the Present

HIST 108 - The Birth of Europe: Antiquity to the 14th Century

HIST 109 - A History of the English, 1066-1688: The Emerging Nation-State

HIST 110 - A History of Britain, 1688-1990: Great Power Status and Beyond

HIST 115 - Traditional East Asian Civilizations

HIST 161 - Aztecs, Mayas, and Spaniards

HIST 209 - European History, 1789-1914: The Revolutionary Age

HIST 210 - European History Since 1914

HIST 221 - History of Quebec: Beginnings to Present Day

HIST 235 - Late Imperial & Modern China

HIST 236 - Japanese History since 1600

HIST 241 - History of the United States to 1865

HIST 242 - History of the United States since 1865

  • HIST 242 Winter 2014 Ian Rocksborough-Smith
  • HIST 242 Winter 2015 Ian Rocksborough-Smith

HIST 262 - Latin American History: The National Experience

HIST 264 - History of India: Akbar to Independence

HIST 265 - India and the Indo-Pacific World

HIST 300 - Inside History: Theories and Perspectives on the Past

HIST 301 - Studies in Applied History

  • HIST 301 Fall 2014 Ian Rocksborough-Smith

HIST 321 - Canadian Military History

HIST 323 - History of Education in Canada

HIST 324 - Canadian Culture Since 1945

HIST 340 - Colonial America and the Early Republic to 1815

HIST 357 - History of Inter-American Relations: Latin America, the United States, and Canada

  •  HIST 357 Winter 2014 Geoffrey Spurling

HIST 358 - African Slavery in the Americas

HIST 364 - Indian Social History

HIST 370 - The American Civil Rights Movement

  • HIST 370 Fall 2013 Ian Rocksborough-Smith
  • HIST 370 Winter 2015 Ian Rocksborough-Smith

HIST 382 - Social History of 20th Century China

HIST 392 - The Soviet Union in the Cold War Era

HIST 396 - Special Topics in North American History

  • HIST 396N (History of U.S. Empire) Fall 2014 Ian Rocksborough-Smith

HIST 397 - Special Topics in European History

  • HIST 397H (Power, Privilege, and Conflict in Early Modern France, 1498-1789) Fall 2013 Clare Dale
  • HIST 397I (Russia and the World: Geopolitics of a Frontier State) Winter 2014 Larissa Horne
  • HIST 397J (Europe & the New World, 1415-1796) Winter 2014 Clare Dale
  • HIST 397K (Historical Representations, the Modern Media & the Early Modern World) Winter 2014 Clare Dale
  • HIST 397L (British Empire & Pop Culture 1870-1970) Winter 2015 David Milobar

HIST 398 - Special Topics in Asian History

  • HIST 398C (WWII in the Pacific) Fall 2013 Simon Nantais
  • HIST 398D (Environmental History of China and Japan) Winter 2014 Simon Nantais

HIST 415 - Continuity and Change in Victorian Britain

HIST 416 - Gender, Race, and Nation in European Imperialism

HIST 425 - The Development of Quebec Nationalism

HIST 431 - Canada and the World

HIST 456 - Citizenship in America

  • HIST 456 Winter 2014 Ian Rocksborough-Smith

HIST 457 - Sexuality and Gender in Latin America

HIST 458 - History of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America

  • HIST 458 Winter 2015 Geoffrey Spurling

HIST 460 - State Terror, Human Rights, & the Politics of Memory in Latin America

  • HIST 460 Winter 2014 Geoffrey Spurling

HIST 464 - India, the Punjab and Diaspora: A Study of Migration and Community Formation in Canada

HIST 465 - British India

HIST 499 - Special Topics

  • HIST 499I (The Trudeau Years) Fall 2013 Molly Ungar
  • HIST 499L (Post-Communist Eurasia: Identity, Security, Cooperation and Development) Fall 2013 Larissa Horne
  • HIST 499M (The Military Revolution and Western Europe) Fall 2013 Clare Dale

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