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HIST 3380: World Civilizations Since 1500 (University of Houston). Instructor: Professor Thomas O'Brien.

This course provides an overview of the interactions among seven major cultural traditions (Judeo-Christian, Graeco-Roman, Indian, Chinese, African, Islamic, American Indian), from 1500 CE.

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Introduction: A Brief History of World Civilizations Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Course Logistics Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Religion, Ideology and Power Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – The Imperial Faith: Christianity Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Social Organizations and Political Economy Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Trade: The Critical Link Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Epidemic Diseases in the Ancient World and Early Modern World Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Epidemic Diseases in the Modern World and Their Effects Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – The Rise of the Trading Empires Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – The Rise of the Trading Empires (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – The Consummate New Empire: Spain in the Americas Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Trading Empires and Precious Goods Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Critical Events Launched the Modern World Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Revolutions: The English Civil War, The French Revolution Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – The Rise of European Imperialism Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – European Imperialism Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Modernity Old and New, The Problems of Modernity Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Modernization in Russia and China Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – The Decline of Imperialism Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Liberation Movements in Africa and the Middle East Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – The Development of the United States to WWII Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – The Development of the United States Since WWII Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – Challenges to Americanization Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – Struggling to Maintain a Global Market Unlimited
  • Lecture 25 – Review Unlimited

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