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▲ HI 102 - History of Western Civilization II

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course surveys the evolution of western civilization from 1600 to the present and how we fit into this complex process. Major topics include the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era, the impact of Liberalism, Nationalism, and Socialism, the Industrial Revolution, Imperialism and colonial conflicts of the 19th century, Russian and Chinese Revolutions, World Wars I and II, the Cold War and its aftermath, and the relationship of the United States to the rest of the world.