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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 14, 2022  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HS 108 World History: 5000 BCE to 1400 C

This course is a survey of world history from its origins until the 16th century C.E. It will cover the dawn of civilizations through the Renaissance.  The course emphasizes social, cultural, economic, and political developments on the Asian, American, European, African and Pacific island landmasses. A special emphasis is given to comparing cultures over time and space. The rise and decline of major civilizations, the transition from an agrarian to an urban economy, the role of women, and the origins of globalization are some of the major features discussed.