Cristina Mehrtens

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History

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Liberal Arts 331


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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.

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

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

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

A comprehensive survey of the pre-Colombian and European-initiated civilizations which developed in regions of the Western Hemisphere colonized by Spain and Portugal. Emphasis is on the independent nations of Latin America from the 1820s to the present. Issues include race and class economic development and dependency, and the legitimation of political authority.

A comprehensive survey of the pre-Colombian and European-initiated civilizations which developed in regions of the Western Hemisphere colonized by Spain and Portugal. Emphasis is on the independent nations of Latin America from the 1820s to the present. Issues include race and class economic development and dependency, and the legitimation of political authority.

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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Online and Continuing Education Courses

A comprehensive survey of the pre-Colombian and European-initiated civilizations which developed in regions of the Western Hemisphere colonized by Spain and Portugal. Emphasis is on the independent nations of Latin America from the 1820s to the present. Issues include race and class economic development and dependency, and the legitimation of political authority.
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A comprehensive survey of the pre-Colombian and European-initiated civilizations which developed in regions of the Western Hemisphere colonized by Spain and Portugal. Emphasis is on the independent nations of Latin America from the 1820s to the present. Issues include race and class economic development and dependency, and the legitimation of political authority.
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