HIST 125: Introduction to World History

HIST 125-019: Introduction to World History
(Spring 2020)

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM M

Enterprise Hall 276

Section Information for Spring 2020

In this course, we will examine global history from roughly 1300, emphasizing the connections and interactions of major regions throughout the period. Beginning in a world ruled by kings and feudal lords, we will chart the emergence of modern states, new ideas about the exercise of political power, and sweeping changes in technology, economics, culture, and domestic life that produced the modern era. Major topics include the worldwide implications of contact with Native American societies, the unrest of industrialization, the rise and fall of the European empires, and the global cataclysm of the World Wars.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Analytical approach to world history overview that surveys major features of principal existing civilizations of world, as originally formed and as altered by key global processes including forces of modernity. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Western Civilization
Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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