# Title Days Time Location Instructor
W 80 Chinese Civilization *Online Course*

A basic introduction to the history of East Asia focusing on the emergence and evolution of Chinese civilization and its impact upon the distinctive indigenous cultures of Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.

Barbieri-Low  
2A World History (Prehistory to 1000 CE)

Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world’s major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from prehistory to 1000 CE. Satisfies General Education Requirements: Area E: Culture and Thought, European Traditions, Writing

 

Barbieri-Low  
2C World History (1700 CE to Present)

Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world’s major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from 1700 to present. Satisfies General Education Requirements: Area E: Culture and Thought, European Traditions, and Writing

 

Baillargeon  
4B Western Civilization (1050 to 1715 CE)

A general survey course, designed to acquaint the student with major developments that have influenced the course of western civilization since the earliest times. These developments are as likely to be in religion, the arts, and sciences as in the more traditional political field. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling the student to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour. Satisfies General Education Requirements: Area E: Culture and Thought, European Traditions, and Writing

MTWR 2-3:15pm Phelps 2425 Kegerreis  
4C Western Civilization (1715 CE to Present)

A general survey course, designed to acquaint the student with major developments that have influenced the course of western civilization since the earliest times. These developments are as likely to be in religion, the arts, and sciences as in the more traditional political field. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling the student to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour. Satisfies General Education Requirements: Area E: Culture and Thought, European Traditions, and Writing

Caron
5 The History of Present

Provides essential historical context for understanding major issues and developments in contemporary life; topics vary each year. Coverage ranges from the local to the global, and encompasses current events in politics, economics, social relations, welfare, science, religion, and popular culture.

Spickard  Digeser  
8 Introduction to History of Latin America

Deals with major issues in Latin America’s historical formation: pre-Hispanic cultures, Spanish conquest, role of colonial institutions, development of trade, eighteenth- century reform,independence, formation of nations; and identify major issues in current Latin American affairs.

Vikram Tamboli
17C American People (WW1 – Present)

World War I to the present. A survey of the leading issues in american life from colonial times to the present. The course focuses on politics, cultural development, social conflict, economic life, foreign policy, and influential ideas. Features discussion sections.

Satisfies General Education Requirements: Area D: Social Science American History and Institutions Writing

 

Hooton  
46 Survey of Middle Eastern History

Course themes include rise of Islam, development of Islamic civilization, the Western impact, and current struggles and conflicts.

Zamira Yusufjonova
117A Towns, Trade, and Urban Culture in the Middle Ages

The social and cultural history of medieval towns from the sixth through the sixteenth century: Roman survivals; dark age “commerce”; transition from “gift” to money economy; social unrest; the emergence of urban classes and urban culture.

Schmidt  
123C Europe Since Hitler

European history from the end of World War II to the present.

Seketa  
123B Europe in War and Revolution

European history from the end of the nineteenth century to the end of World War II.

Griffith  
135C History of Russia (1917- Present)

A history of the Soviet Union from the Russian Revolution of 1917 to its collapse, focusing on political and social history.

Fedorova  
146 History of the Modern Middle East

Through a critical engagement with colonialism, nationalism, and modernity this course explores the social, economic, political, and cultural histories of the Middle East from 1750 to the present.

al-Sabbagh  
159B Women in American History

Social history of women in America from 1800 to 1900. Changing marriage, reproduction and work patterns, and cultural values about the female role. Attention to racial, class and ethnic differences. Analysis of feminist thought and the several women’s movements.

 Same course as Feminist Studies 159B.

 

Coles  
164IB American Immigration

U.S. immigration history from the eighteenth to twentieth century. Examines forces that brought people from various parts of the globe to the U.S., their experiences in migrating and in subsequent generations, and enduring racial and ethnic hierarchies.

Beltran  
172B Politics and Public Policy in the United States

The interaction of politics and public policy from the revolution to the present, focusing upon the key issues of each era in social, economic, cultural, racial, and other policy areas. A particular concern for the policy-making process, ideology, and the cultural origins of politics.

Genens  
174C Wealth and Poverty in America

Changing patterns and conceptions of inequality, seventeenth century to present. Examines influence of economic transformation, race, gender, class, attitudes towards work and welfare, social movements, social knowledge, law and public policy on opportunity, income, status, and power.Divides at Civil War and World War II.

Rathe  
177 History of California

California as a case study of national trends, and as a unique setting with its special problems and culture.

Graves