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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 10900 - Making of Contemporary World

Course Credit: 1
HIST-19909. MAKING OF THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD. An introduction to the history of the world, with emphasis on the major events and powerful forces of the last one hundred years that shape the world today. The course takes in perspectives from across the globe, without worrying about complete chronological or geographical coverage. Students will gain an awareness of the cultural traditions that define regions and peoples, knowledge of the historical legacies that shape the present and the future, and a broad understanding of the forces that have made the contemporary world. Readings include a political history of the twentieth century and select primary and secondary sources. [C, HSS]