HIST 150C4 - World History Since 1600


Day & Time: TR 2:00-2:50 pm


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The early history of  world trade and the rise of empires; the onset of the Industrial Revolution and the origin of modern nation states;  more recent histories of transcontinental migrations, economic globalization, twentieth century warfare, and contemporary cultural politics—these are just come of the topics we will explore in this class on global and comparative history. Course materials will include primary source readings, documentary film, music, literature and books by some of the most engaging historians writing today.  The goal is to provide a broad introduction to modern history and nurture an understanding of historical perspectives on the big questions in contemporary life.


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