HIST 112 - THE WORLD SINCE 1500
This introductory level course takes a global approach to understanding the modern period, 1492 to the present. Readings and lectures will particularly privilege connections between and among Africans, Americans, Asians, and Europeans. Particular events and processes are emphasized, including the "˜discovery' of the Americas, the advent of plantation slavery, the scientific and industrial revolutions, imperialism, the rise of global trade, the birth of nationalism, World Wars I and II, the Cold War, and decolonization struggles.
, International Studies
, Non-western Culture