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Johann Reusch
Tacoma Campus

International Interactions

Interdisciplinary study of the origins and interactions of diverse societies and the traditions in the modern world. Topics may include revolution, ecology, group and individual identity, nationalism and oppression, economic development and social change, world views, art and spiritual life. Content and approach varies with instructor.

Class description

Traces the social, political, and economic history of the world from a period of global exploration and European expansion during an age of absolutism to the Iraq War (1500-2008). Particular emphasis rests on international encounters linked to colonialism, global capitalism, imperialism, military conflict, religious strife, and the transmission of ideas, culture, technology, and science.

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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 Johann Reusch
Date: 02/12/2008