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The Emergence of the Modern Middle East - Part I (Coursera)

This course will review the emergence of the modern Middle East from the fall of the Ottoman Empire, at the end of the First World War to the present. We will discuss the Ottoman legacy in the region and the Western imperial impact on the creation of the Arab [...]
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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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Découper le temps : les périodes de l'histoire (FUN)

May 2nd 2016
Découper le temps : les périodes de l'histoire (FUN)
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L’objet du cours est de comprendre les raisons qui poussent l’historien à découper le temps. L’enseignement de l’histoire en France est traditionnellement découpé en quatre périodes canoniques : histoire ancienne, médiévale, moderne et contemporaine. Que signifient ces époques qui sont le produit d’une histoire avant tout européenne et méditerranéenne [...]
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