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The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 1) (Coursera)

This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity, or have [...]
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Modern Africa (saylor.org)

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Modern Africa (saylor.org)
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This course will introduce you to the major events and dynamics of three distinct periods in African history, namely (1) the colonial period, (2) the era of decolonization, and (3) the post-colonial period.
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Modern & Contemporary American Poetry (Coursera)

ModPo is a fast-paced introduction to modern and contemporary U.S. poetry, from Dickinson and Whitman to the present. Participants (who need no prior experience with poetry) will learn how to read poems that are supposedly "difficult."
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Modern Revolutions (saylor.org)

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Modern Revolutions (saylor.org)
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In this course, you will gain a better understanding of the modern world by studying some of the most important political revolutions that took place between the 17th century and today. You will seek to understand the causes of each revolution, analyze the ideologies that inspired the revolutionaries, [...]
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Modern Northeast Asia (saylor.org)

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Modern Northeast Asia (saylor.org)
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In this course, we will study how and why the ‘modern’ transformation of Northeast Asia came about, examining both the indigenous and foreign ideas and institutions on which the transformations were based, and comparing how change manifested in different times and places.
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Modern Middle East and Southwest Asia (saylor.org)

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Modern Middle East and Southwest Asia (saylor.org)
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This course will introduce you to the history of the nations and peoples of the Middle East and Southwest Asia from 1919 to the present.
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