HISTORY 240 - The World Since 1492
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
Meets pre-1800 and transregional requirements in History.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Interested in knowing how the current world system emerged? Want to know more about other possibilities that existed in the past — and that may appear in the future? How about understanding the roots of fundamental human identities, political systems, and economic patterns? Unlike most history courses, which focus narrowly on a particular period and area, this class offers students a rare chance to think big — to seek broad patterns and connections that extend across space and through time. We will explore the last 500 years of world history, highlighting major trends and transnational developments. "The World Since 1492" stresses wider patterns characterizing human societies in different parts of the world and considers encounters and exchanges within, between, and among different societies and cultures around the globe.

There are no prerequisites, intended for all undergraduates.

HISTORY 240 - The World Since 1492
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
27744
Open
18
 
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MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (DIS)
P
27745
Open
4
 
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
27746
Open
1
 
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W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
27747
Open
11
 
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M 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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