Jun 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Winona Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Winona Undergraduate Catalog
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H111 Global History to 1500

3 credit(s)
This course is an introduction to world history from the origins of civilization to 1500. The course focuses on the societies and cultures of Eurasia: Southwest Asia (the Middle East), India, Persia, China, Greece and Rome, Europe, and Africa, and the Americas. Major themes include the founding and development of the world’s great religions; political ideas, institutions and practices; law and legal institutions; society and economy; war, conquest and empire; the encounters between cultures; and the richness and diversity of human experience and aspiration in the foundational eras of the world’s civilizations. The course also is an introduction to the discipline of history and to the skills of critical reading, critical analysis, and effective communication.



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