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History of the World Since 1900 [C]

COURSE CODE: HIS 220

CREDITS: 3

A study of the major economic, political, social, religious, intellectual, and artistic developments which have occurred throughout the world since the beginning of the twentieth century. Addresses such issues as the World Wars, the Cold War, major revolutions and ideologies, colonialism and the struggle against it, industrialization and the growth of a world economy, modernism and the fundamentalist reaction against it, human population growth, and the ways in which the everyday lives of most people have been altered by instantaneous communication, literacy, rapid transportation, urbanization, mass production, advertising, and computers.