HIS243 Course Information

Title:Modern World History, 1500 - Present

An introduction to the history of the world since the dawning of the modern era. Among the themes addressed are the rise of European political and economic hegemony, capitalism, industrialism, revolution, the political decline of non-Western states, imperialism, and nationalism. Short papers which call for the interpretation of historical evidence, primary source analysis or critical review of globally-oriented historical accounts will be assigned.

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