Effects of the military, scientific, industrial, and democratic revolutions on the balance of civilization after 1500 C.E. Topics include: the gunpower empires; the "Columbian exchange;" colonialism and the price revolution; capitalism and liberalism in global perspective; nationalism and dictatorship; the century of total war; the shifting world balance in the new millennium. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Enrollment Requirements: Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson. Requirement Designation: Class meets Human Diversity requirements.
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017