HIS243 Course Information

Title:World Civilization from 1500 C.E. to the 20th Century
Description: 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 and/or for primary source analysis will be assigned.
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