Empires and Economies in Modern World History

Arts and Humanities

Empires and Economies in Modern World History


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  • Recommended for
    Students who have an interest in learning more about empire and global economic expansion. It could also be of interest to students who have taken world history courses at the high school level and at other institutions of higher learning.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits
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This cognate examines the imperial and economic forces that shaped world history in the modern era (roughly, 1800-present). Topics include the impact of Western expansion across Asia, Africa, and the Americas as well as the economic relations that tied together different parts of the globe. Provides a deeper historical understanding of contemporary debates about globalization.

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