HIST 125: Introduction to Global History

HIST 125-K01: Introduction to World History
(Spring 2023)

06:30 PM to 07:45 PM MW

Mason Korea (119 Songdomunhwa-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea) G105

Section Information for Spring 2023

Topics covered include exploration, colonialism, indigenous lifeways, the rise of the nation-state, the green revolution, the impact of a global economy, and global responses to conflicts. We will explore the historical roots of contemporary issues such as humans and the environment, global inequalities, migrations between the Global North and the Global South, and globalization.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

By focusing on historical experiences that reflect the diversity of Mason’s student body, students will be able to see how their families and communities fit within, and contribute to, global history from the pre-modern period to our present day. This course offers a long-term historical perspective on structural issues challenging our world today, including demographic and environmental changes, national and global inequalities, and the underrepresentation of marginalized groups. Students will gain an understanding of how interconnections and inter-dependencies have been forged through the global movement of people, pathogens, goods, and ideas. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global History
Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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