Global History

Order and Early Societies (2004)

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How do diverse political structures and relationships distribute power and material resources?

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Order and Early Societies

Family and Household (2004)

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What does the study of families and households tell us about our global past?

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Family and Household

Land and Labor Relationships (2004)

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What factors shape the ways in which the basic resources are exploited by a society?

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Land and Labor Relationships

Early Global Commodities (2004)

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What is globalization and when did it begin? Before the sixteenth century, the world's four main monetary substances were silver, gold, copper, and shells.

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Early Global Commodities

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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Food, Demographics, and Culture

Rethinking the Rise of the West (2004)

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How does historical scholarship change over time, and why do the perspectives of historians shift?

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Rethinking the Rise of the West

Ideas Shape the World (2004)

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How do ideas change the world? This unit traces the impact of European Enlightenment ideals in the American and Haitian revolutions and in South America.

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Ideas Shape the World

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