Explores the development of global interdependence from the fifteenth century to World War II; the interrelationship of politics and economics; and international political economy from contextual, institutional, and historical perspectives. Offered: A.
This seminar examines different approaches to the origins and development of the global system. Through the writings of various authors, the seminar compares and evaluates the role of politics, economics, cultures, and the environment in this history. The students will write four critical review essays about the readings and one bibliographical essay that will focus on the role of economy, politics, culture, or the environment in the development of the international system. This is a core course for IS graduate students and is not generally open to others. Entry codes in Thomson 111.
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