Provides a bird's-eye view of human history from the emergence of human civilization in the Fertile Crescent to the European conquest of the Americas. Surveys the comparative development of the world's continents, regions, and empires and investigates how expansion of the human web facilitated both cooperation and conflict among the world's peoples. Pays particular attention to environmental and ecological determinism, the influence of technology on economic growth, the rise of portable religions, and the interaction of culture and politics.
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Synchronous Online-ONLI LEC