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HIST& 128 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS III • 5 Cr.

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History

Description:

Comparative study of the evolution of the world's major civilizations (African, Asian, European, the Americas) from the French Revolution to the present, including different political, social, economic, and cultural-religious systems. Introduction of often conflicting ideologies and forces in contemporary life. (SS)

New description starting Spring 2019

Comparative historical study of the world's major civilizations (African,Asian,Middle East,European,and American) from the beginning of industrialization to today's global world. There will be an emphasis on material existence and understanding value systems. We will delve into hhow these are expressed in different political,social,economic,cultural,and religious systems as well as in literature and art. (SS)