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|HIST 240 - The Global Age of Expansion|
This course studies the expansion and transformation of states, empires, knowledge, religions, economies, and technology before and during the first wave of globalization. Topics to be considered include: intercultural contact, colonization, and conflict; the unprecedented global mobility of human beings
and other organisms (and its implications); the creation of maritime and land empires such as the Aztec, Ottoman, Spanish, Portuguese, Mughal, and Qing; the rise of global economies and trade; religious expansion and global missions; and the transformation of knowledge and development of science.
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Tutorial