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The Modern World, Part One: Global History from 1760 to 1910 (Coursera)

This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. Part One begins with the political and economic revolutions of the late 1700s and tracks the transformation of the world during the 1800s. Part One concludes as these bewildering changes seem to be running beyond the capacity [...]
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The Modern World, Part Two: Global History since 1910 (Coursera)

This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. Part Two begins early in the twentieth century, as older ways of doing things and habits of thought give way. What follows is an era of cataclysmic struggles over what ideas and institutions will take their place.
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A Global History of Architecture (edX)

Feb 9th 2021
A Global History of Architecture (edX)
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Learn about humanity’s rich architectural history on this journey around the globe – from 100,000 BCE to ca. 1,600 CE. How do we understand architecture? One way of answering this question is by looking through the lens of history, beginning with First Societies and extending to the 16th century. [...]
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A Global History of Sex and Gender: Bodies and Power in the Modern World (FutureLearn)

Oct 26th 2020
A Global History of Sex and Gender: Bodies and Power in the Modern World (FutureLearn)
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Discover how a focus on gender and sexuality transforms our understanding of modern, global history. Study historical perspectives on contemporary issues of sex and gender. This course offers you the chance to explore vital historical perspectives on key contemporary issues surrounding sexuality and gender, including the #MeToo movement, campaigns [...]
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Global History Lab (edX)

Sep 9th 2017
Global History Lab (edX)
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Learn the span of world history from 1300 to the present. In this global history course, you will learn not just by reading and watching lectures, but also by analyzing historical documents and applying your knowledge. The core of this course is a series of weekly lab assignments [...]
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Global Sociology (edX)

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Global Sociology (edX)
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Connect your personal biography to global history as you develop your sociological imagination. Ever wondered why some countries are rich and others poor? Or why some people believe hard work results in upward mobility and others don’t? To answer these questions, you need to “see” the world [...]
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