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Worlds in Contact








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Convener:  Associate Professor S Jeppie

Course entry requirements: None

In examining the divergent societies of the world between the early centuries of the Common Era and the onset of global imperialism in the 19th century, this course provides students with an expansive knowledge of non-Eurocentric global history. Focusing on selected themes across the pre-industrial worlds of Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific and the Americas, it teaches students to think in terms of comparative and connected histories. The various styles of encounters between different societies are particularly explored in relation to specific aspects of long-term political, economic, social, and cultural processes.

Please note: Students registered in the extended degree programme are required to register for HST1015F concurrently.