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HIST 273 - Globalization and Capitalism


Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 Hours
Attribute: 4SS

This class will explore world economic history from Columbus to the present with a focus on rising global interconnectedness, on the one hand, and widening global inequalities, on the other. We will address issues such as the rise of Western economic hegemony, the role of colonies and environmental factors in economic development, the making of global markets, and whether globalization is something old or new. Some background in economics preferred but not essential. Enrollment limit: 25.
Instructor: S. White



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