HIST 101 - Histories of Globalization

Description
Critical historical perspectives on current debates around “globalization” and the varied paths and responses to modernity, using recent scholarship associated with the New Global History. The “Rise of the West” paradigm, Industrial Revolution and modernization theory; creation of global financial markets, nationbuilding and New Imperialism; Great Depression and World Wars as global historical events; postwar decolonization, Cold War and emergence of North-South relations; impact of consumerism, movements for women's rights, ethnic nationalism and religious fundamentalist movements in traditionbound societies.
Credits
4
Attributes
CBE Global, Humanities Requirement
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Offered
TuTh, MW
Avg. Class Size
34
Avg. Sections
1