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World History from 1400 CE to 1950 CE (or so)

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History

Instructor: Josh Shaine

Fridays at 12:30 pm Eastern, 15 weeks, starting January 29th

This will be a fast moving survey of world history, covering many centuries in far too short a period. Lots of reading/listening between sessions. While we will be approach this term chronologically, there will be opportunities for side excursions into specific topics, regions, or events for interested students. 

If you will want a grade for this course, please discuss it with me at the beginning of the course (or before).

Rough Outline:

  1. Setting the Stage - The World in 1400 CE
  2. 1400-1450 CE
  3. 1450 - 1500 CE
  4. 1500 - 1550 CE
  5. 1550 - 1600 CE
  6. 1600 - 1650 CE
  7. 1650 - 1700 CE
  8. 1700 - 1750 CE
  9. 1750 - 1800 CE
  10. 1800 - 1850 CE
  11. 1850 - 1900 CE
  12. 1900 - 1950 CE part 1
  13. 1900 - 1950 CE part 2
  14. 1900 - 1950 CE part 3
  15. Presentations and Wrap-Up

All dates are approximate!

Recommended texts: The Cambridge World History: Volume 6, The Construction of a Global World, 1400–1800 CE, Part 1 & 2
The Cambridge World History: Volume 7, Production, Destruction and Connection, 1750–Present, Part 1 & 2 

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