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The British Atlantic World

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 5
Module lead
Christer Petley
Academic year

Module overview

This module focuses on the period between about 1600 and 1800, allowing you to explore the development of the British Empire in the Americas from the founding of Jamestown in 1607 up until the American Revolution and its aftermath. The module takes a broad look at the British colonies in the Americas from Barbados in the south to Newfoundland in the north, examining the development of these colonies and the Atlantic system of which they were part.

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