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    William Paterson University
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

HIST 1040 The Early Modern World


This course provides broad coverage of the shaping of the first global age (1200-1800 C.E.). It traces political, economic, social, and cultural developments as well as interactions among the principal regions of the world: Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Asia during the late Middle Ages and the Early Modern era. Topics will include exploration, conquest, and colonialism; religions co-existence, conflict and conversion; medical, technological, and scientific exchange; economic networks; and war and peace. Writing-intensive sections of HIST 1020  will require students to submit approximately 12 pages of formal writing, including a research paper, Blackboard discussion questions, in-class writing, and/or reading logs and journals. Prerequisite(s): BRI 1090 
Credits: 3.0