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2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HS 350 Turning Points in Western History


This course examines key turning points in Western History. It begins with Ancient Israel and its religious revolution, then discusses the rise and impact of ancient Greece, the triumph of Christianity in the Mediterranean world, the rise of the West to global dominance and the struggles of the colonized peoples for political independence, the global expansion of Western (especially American) popular culture after World War II, the impact of the new globalization and global mobility, and finally 9/11 and the current United States-led war on international terror.