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HIST 100 B - Global History

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Broad introduction to global history, by exploring the global structures and transnational forces that have shaped human history, from the emergence of agriculture and urban centers to our contemporary global village.

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Topic: Making of the Modern World, 1500-2000. Description: How has the movement of people across oceans and borders shaped the modern world over the past 500 years- By focusing on themes of cultural encounter, colonization, and resistance, we will examine this question from multiple vantage points, with an emphasis on the connections between people in the "Atlantic World" - Africa, the Americas, and Europe. Through lectures, discussions, and readings, we will analyze how new cultures, identifies, and nation-states emerged as a result of migration and interaction.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Summer


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