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2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HS 1702 - World Civilizations Since 1492

Fall and Spring semester

This course examines the history and diverse cultures of the world since ca. 1492—the era of the rise of European political, economic and cultural worldwide dominance—until the present day. It is organized chronologically and thematically. Themes include the individual and society, autocracy and constitutionalism, the formation of new global economies and empires, racism, nationalism, colonialism, world wars, tensions between tradition and modernization, and internationalism.