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World Civilizations since 1400 (HIST 212)

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Humanities
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • This course has a lecture with 3 hours.

Course surveys rise of European nation states; European exploration and conquest; rise of Gunpowder Empires; Early Modern China and Japan; rise of science and the Enlightenment; global trends of industrialization, revolution, nationalism, communism, mass society, and imperialism; World Wars and Cold War, post-war struggles for independence and nationhood, and economic transformation of East Asia. Course will consider broader questions and trends of world civilizations and eras, including comparisons of economies, societies, politics, cultures, and religions. This course meets General Education requirements: Cultural Enrichment and Global Consciousness.Prerequisites: ENGL 150. Typically Offered Fall and Spring.


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