CLS 310I Ancient Imperialism (3) MPT

Exploration of the range of ancient Mediterranean empires from the earliest Mesopotamian empires through the fall of the Roman Empire. Critical examination of the various accounts modern anthropologists, historians, and political scientists offer to explain the causes of their rise and fall, along with the defenses offered by imperialists and the grounds for opposition from those who resisted. Exploration of various distinctions offered between ancient and modern forms of imperialism.

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