Cristina Mehrtens

Cristina Mehrtens

Professor

History

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Liberal Arts 331

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Continuation of World Civilization; the study of World Civilizations from 1400 to the present.

A requirement for all History majors and minors, this course introduces students to the skills necessary for effective historical study: understanding and analyzing primary and secondary sources; critical thinking; library and research strategies; and historical writing. This course is a prerequisite for all history seminars beginning in 2006-2007, so students should take this course early in their careers.

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

Introduces students to historical method and perspective through comparative study of human societies and cultures. The concept of "civilization" is examined in varied contexts through comparisons of social, economic, and political institutions, as well as systems of thought and religion, from pre-history to around 1400.

An exploration of the lives of ordinary women and men in relation to their place in the fabric of global history. The course fosters understanding of the world's infinite variety of cultures by examining what particular constructions of gender tell us about those societies and our own. The main strategy focuses on biography as a tool weaving through gender, class, race, and ethnicity in particular historical periods.
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A requirement for all History majors and minors, this course introduces students to the skills necessary for effective historical study: understanding and analyzing primary and secondary sources; critical thinking; library and research strategies; and historical writing. This course is a prerequisite for all history seminars beginning in 2006-2007, so students should take this course early in their careers.
Register for this course.

A requirement for all History majors and minors, this course introduces students to the skills necessary for effective historical study: understanding and analyzing primary and secondary sources; critical thinking; library and research strategies; and historical writing. This course is a prerequisite for all history seminars beginning in 2006-2007, so students should take this course early in their careers.
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Topics will be determined by the faculty member and will therefore vary.
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