Social Studies

Social Studies (X) - Bridging World History (X) - Globalization (X)

Food, Demographics, and Culture (2004)

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What role has food played in human societies? Studying the production and consumption of food allows historians to uncover hidden levels of meaning in social relationships, understand demographic shifts, and trace cultural exchange.

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00:28
Food, Demographics, and Culture

Global Industrialization (2004)

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How was the story of the industrial revolution a global process? Industrialization was and is a global process, not just a European or American story.

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00:28
Global Industrialization

Globalization and Economics (2004)

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How have the forces of globalization shaped the modern world? This unit travels from the Soviet Union to Sri Lanka and Chile to study the role of technology and the impact of economic and political changes wrought by globalization. 

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00:28
Globalization and Economics

Global Popular Culture (2004)

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What are the sounds and sights of an emerging global culture? From World Cup soccer to Coca Cola, modern icons reflect the intertwined cultural, political, and commercial dimensions of globalization.

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00:28
Global Popular Culture

World History and Identity (2004)

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How have global forces redefined both individual and group identity in the modern world? This unit examines the transnational identity that emerged from the Chinese diaspora, and compares it to a newly re-defined national Chechen identity forged through war with Russia.

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High
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00:28
World History and Identity