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HIST& 126 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I • 5 Cr.

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History

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Comparative study of the evolution of the world's major civilizations (African, Asian, European, and the Americas to the Middle Ages). Emphasis on understanding value systems and how they are expressed in different political, social, economic, and cultural-religious systems as well as literature, architecture, and art. (SS)

New description starting Spring 2019

Historical comparative study of the world's major civilizations (African,Asian,Middle East,European,and American)from prehistory to ca.1200 CE. There will be an emphasis on material existence and understanding value systems. We will delve into how these are expressed in differentpolitical,social,economic,cultural,and religious systems as well as inliterature and art. (SS)

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