Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    Jun 18, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 587 - Crossing Borders: Transnational History in the Modern World

Credits: 4
A study of social, political, economic, and cultural interactions between nation-states in the post-1800 world. Students critically analyze how the modern world system developed and question its seeming endurance and continued utility in the face of increasing global connections. Students develop their own interpretations of changing societal organization based upon developing globalization practices since 1800. Possible topics could include the role of migration in altering and nuancing relationships between geographical regions such as the Middle East and Europe or East Asia and Africa.

Prerequisite: one non-US history course and permission of the instructor.

Distribution Requirements: None.