Length: 2,500 words (+/- 10%; excluding notes and bibliography)
Due date:15th Oqtober
1. How do historical conquests echo in the modern world?
Select one (or not more than two) historical examples of conquest and consider their effects.
2. The French philosopher Montesquieu wrote that ‘An empire founded in war has to maintain itself by war.’ Are empires agents of order and peace, or of conquest and war? Discuss with reference to a specific historical case study.
3. Has the idea of just war become redundant?
4.’Colonial frontier violence should be remembered as genocide rather than war.’ Discuss with reference to a specific historical case study