HIS242 Course Information

Title:World Civilization from Earliest Times to 1500 C.E.
Description: An introduction to the history of human communities, including the stone age, the major civilizations of the ancient and classical worlds, pre-modern developments, the role of “barbarians” in history, and the exchange of goods and ideas among different societies. Short papers which call for the interpretation of historical evidence and/or for primary source analysis will be assigned.
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