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Anand A Yang
JSIS 578
Seattle Campus

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Course content varies. Offered occasionally by visiting or resident faculty.

Class description

One of the newest fields in history is world history. This class will focus on how world historians conceptualize, research, study, and teach their subject/object in the United States and elsewhere, paying special attention to its intellectual assumptions, theoretical and methodological frameworks, and historiographical genealogy. The class is also aimed at providing students a basic understanding of world history, its scholarly and pedagogical concerns and emphases.

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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 M Jane Meyerding
Date: 01/28/2013