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Colonization and Decolonization: XIX-XX Centuries (1 º Sem 2016/2017)

Code: L0882
Acronym: L0882
Level: 1st Cycle
Basic: No
Teaching Language(s): English, Portuguese
Friendly languages:
Be English-friendly or any other language-friendly means that UC is taught in a language but can either of the following conditions:
1. There are support materials in English / other language;
2. There are exercises, tests and exams in English / other language;
3. There is a possibility to present written or oral work in English / other language.
1 6.0 18.0 h/sem 18.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 1.0 h/sem 37.0 h/sem 113.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 150.0 h/sem
Since year 2016/2017
Pre-requisites None
Objectives Introducing students to the historical analysis of colonialism and decolonization in the Contemporary Age, so that they can take an informed position in debates concerning tha assessment of European colonialism and the postcolonial world we live in.
Program LO1 - Dealing with colonialism in historiography.
LO2 - Basic concepts: colony, colonialism, empire, anti-colonial nationalism, decolonisation, neo-colonialism, the post-colonial condition.
LO3 - The independence on the American continent (the 1st wave of decolonisation)
LO4 - European colonialism in the 19th century and in the first half of the 20th century. The Scramble for Africa
LO5 - European colonialism between 1st and 2nd World Wars
LO6 - The third Portuguese Colonial Empire
LO7 - The global decolonisation after 1945 (the 2nd wave of decolonisation)
LO8 - Portuguese Colonial Wars and Decolonisation in comparative perspective (1961-1975)
LO9 - After colonialism
Evaluation Method This Curricular Unit can be assessed by means of a periodic assessment or a final exam.
The periodic assessment is based on two elements: TWO ORAL PRESENTATIONS of two texts in class (weighting: 1/3 plus 1/3 of the grade), and ONE TEST by the end of the term (weighting: 1/3)
Teaching Method This CU is divided into two types of classes. The Lectures will present content and introduce the main concepts and debates. In Theoretic-Practical classes students will discuss studies or historical sources, after the Lectures, and will make two tests.
Observations
Basic Bibliographic ALEXANDRE, Valentim (2000). O Império Africano: séculos XIX e XX, Lisboa, Colibri.
COOPER, Frederick (2005). Colonialism in Question: Theory, Knowledge, History, Berkeley, University of California Press.
FERRO, Marc (1996). História das Colonizações. Das Conquistas às Independências. Sécs. XIII-XX, Lisboa, Estampa.
MACQUEEN, Norrie (1997). A Descolonização da África Portuguesa: a revolução metropolitana e a dissolução do império, Mem Martins, Editorial Inquérito.
MACQUEEN, Norrie (2007). Colonialism, Harlow, Pearson Education.
M'BOKOLO, Elikia (2003 [1992]). África Negra: história e civilizações, Lisboa, Vulgata.
PINTO, António Costa (2001). O Fim do Império Português: a cena internacional, a guerra colonial, e a descolonização, 1961-1975, Lisboa, Livros Horizonte.
SPRINGHAL, John (2001), Decolonization since 1945: the collapse of European overseas empires, New York, Palgrave.
YOUNG, Crawford (1994). The African Colonial State in Comparative Perspective, Yale University Press.
Complementar Bibliographic ANNINO, Antonio (ed.) (1994). De los Imperios a las Naciones: Iberoamérica, Zaragoza, Ibercaja.
BETHELL, Leslie (ed.) (1998). História da América Latina: América Latina colonial, São Paulo, Editora da Universidade de São Paulo.
CLARENCE-SMITH, Gervase (1990). O III império português (1825-1975), Lisboa, Teorema.
COQUERY-VIDROVITCH, Catherine (1985). Africa: Endurance and Change South of the Sahara, Berkeley, University of California Press.
COQUERY-VIDROVITCH, Catherine & Henri Moniot (2005 [1977]). L'Afrique Noire, de 1800 à nos jours,  Paris, Presses Universitaires de France.
EMERSON, Rupert (1960). From Empire to Nation: The Rise and Self-Assertion of Asian and African People, Cambridge (Mass.), Harvard University of Press.
FERRO, Marc (2003). Le Livre Noir du Colonialisme: de l'Extermination à la Repentance, Paris, Laffont.
GUERRA, François-Xavier (1992). Modernidad e independencias. Ensayos sobre las revoluciones hispánicas, Ciudad de Mexico, Fondo de Cultura Económica.
MIÈGE, Jean-Louis (1973). Expansion Européenne et Décolonisation de 1870 à nos Jours, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France.
NEUBERGER, Benyamin (1996). National Self-Determination in Postcolonial Africa, Boulder, Lynne Rienner Publishers.
OSTERHAMMEL, Jürgen (2005 [1995]). Colonialism: a theoretical overview, Princeton, Markus Wiener Pub. (Caps. 1, 2, 9, 10)
PAKENHAM, Thomas (1991). The Scramble for Africa: 1876-1912, Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball Publishers.