HIST 1101: The Shaping of the Modern World
3 hours; 3 credits
A history of modernity since 1500: from Europe's expansion and the emergence of the Atlantic world to a global society. Early modern societies, cultures, and state structures. Effects of trade, colonialism, and slavery. Enlightenment and revolutions. Comparative industrialization and urbanization. Nationalism, internationalism, and totalitarianism. Demography, environment, and gender. Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core World Cultures and Global Issues requirement. Not open to students who have completed CORC 1220.
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