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Patricia B. Ebrey
HIST 406
Seattle Campus

Issues in World History to 1500

Explores important questions about development of civilizations. Topics include the spread of peoples and languages; the significance of technologies such as agriculture, writing, and the stirrup; links between trade and the spread of religions and diseases; and primary and secondary state formation.

Class description

Explores important questions about development of civilizations. Topics include the spread of peoples and languages; the significance of technologies such as agriculture, writing, and the stirrup; links between trade and the spread of religions and diseases; and primary and secondary state formation. A "W" course

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture and discussion

Recommended preparation

prior course work in history is recommended

Class assignments and grading

two papers

participation and papers


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Patricia B. Ebrey
Date: 04/07/2008