Character, development, and emerging interdependence of the world's major civilizations since 1500.
Open to Degree and PACE students
This course traces the outlines of global history from the emergence of an increasingly interconnected world from around 1500, to the present day. We will pay particular attention to the evolving economic and social foundations of human societies around the globe, to their cultural, religious, and intellectual traditions, and to the growing material and military interactions between them. In particular, we will examine the causes and consequences of the rise of capitalism and the resulting development of a global economy. The course will be based on lectures and class/group discussions, and will include study of primary documents and artifacts. History 1315 fulfills the Non-European Cultures requirement of the College of Arts and Sciences: it is included in the Asia/Africa/Middle East/Global category for History majors. Concentration: Asia/Africa/Middle East/Global (HI04)
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