Course Description

Course Name

Exploration: Histories, Cultures, Politics

Session: VGSS3120

Hours & Credits

20 Scotcat Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level


This course examines the history and politics of exploration from the fifteenth century to the present day. The course argues that exploration has been crucial to the development of knowledge; to the expansion of imperialism; to geopolitical relations; and to the growth of capitalism.

*Course content subject to change