CORC 1220 Shaping of the Modern World
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CC 2.2.
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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. (Not open to students who have completed or are enrolled in Core Studies 4)