This course traces the contours of human experience in what has come to be called "Western Civilization," from its beginnings in the ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome, to the dawn of the modern global world in sixteenth-century Europe. Although topics will vary by instructor, all sections examine the myriad forms of social, political, religious, military, and economic organization that emerged in this rich tradition, Course meets the History major requirements for Group II.
Section Comments: (HIST 435.1BB) Online course, no campus visits required.
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), Historical Perspectives(Disc), EUNH
Additional Course Details:
War was at the center of civilization throughout western history, and affected all aspects of society from government, to family life and religion. This summer, History 435 offers students a chance to understand what war meant to societies from the Ancient Egyptians and Greeks up to the dawn of the modern age. The course will include live discussions in small groups with Professor Bachrach at convenient evening times, interactive work with fellow students, and opportunities to read and reflect on cutting edge research in the history of western civilization at war. All course activities are on line. For any questions about the course requirements and overall structure, you can reach Professor Bachrach at David.Bachrach@unh.edu