U.S. History from 1877 examines the growth of the United States as an industrial and world power since Reconstruction.
This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. It begins with the revolutions of the late 1700s, tracks the transformation of the world during the 1800s, and analyzes the cataclysms of last century, concluding with the new phase of world history we are experiencing today.
China's past, present, and future: through history and geography, economy and ecology, philosophies and politics, literature and art.
Learn about the growth of rock music, from the early 1970s through the rise of punk and disco in the late 1970s, and from the emergence of MTV, hip hop, and heavy metal in 1980s to the rebellion of Nirvana in the early 90s.
This course will explore government policies dealing with African-Americans and Native Americans; the rise of big business and urbanization; the second industrial revolution and immigration; U.S. overseas expansion and participation in the First World War; as well as progressivism and the modernist cultures of the 1920s.
This course will explore the reasons for the Great Depression and the accomplishments of the New Deal; the role of United States in the Second World War and its involvement in the Cold War; the strategies and results of the Civil Rights Movement; the foreign and domestic impacts of the Vietnam War; as well as U.S. social, political, and economic issues since the 1970s.
This course explores China's rich and varied architectural history. (In Mandarin with English subtitles).
This course aims to nail down some of the basic issues that had been argued in the current research on peace and security.
Este curso introduce a los estudiantes de grado de habla hispana en los aspectos más relevantes de la lengua, la historia y la cultura del Egipto de los faraones.
How and why is the Earth constantly changing? How do scientists reconstruct events in Earth's geologic history? This course explores the origin and evolution of the Earth and provides resources for educational use.
As an Art History Major, you will receive a solid grounding in the history of western art as well as the art of certain non-western cultures. The major consists of twelve courses.
To earn the equivalent of a minor in Art History, you must complete all four of the courses in the Core Program. In addition, you must complete three upper level courses.
Learn about Judah under Babylonian rule.
This Art History course investigates the role of the French avant-garde in developing and showcasing new modern forms and approaches to art and visual culture in the 19th century.
This course is a history of architecture from a global perspective.
This course will examine the ways in which the world has grown more integrated yet more divided over the past 700 years.
This course will focus on the emergence and evolution of industrial societies around the world.
This course will focus on the history of humankind’s relationship with the environment. We use the word “environment” to refer to the nonhuman components of the natural world.
This course provides an introduction to the history of technology for the Science, Technology, and Society (STS) major. The course surveys major technological developments from ancient to modern times with particular attention to social, political, and cultural contexts in Europe and the United States.
The purpose of this course is to trace the twin paths of capitalism and democracy through American history. This course is premised on the idea that capitalism and democracy are intertwined, though they have often conflicted with one another.