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UNIT 1: Maps, Time, and World History

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Unit 2: History and Memory

How are history and memory different? Topics in this unit range from the celebration of Columbus Day to the demolition of a Korean museum to the historical re-interpretation of Mayan civilization, exploring the ways historians, nations, families, and individuals capture, exploit, and know the past, and the dynamic nature of historical practice and knowledge. It is related to Unit 1 because world historians also have multiple ways of understanding the past, each of which determines how the past will be told and remembered. more »

Unit 18: Rethinking the Rise of the West

How does historical scholarship change over time, and why do the perspectives of historians shift? This unit recaps the economic and political events that led to the rise of the West, but examines and re-examines those events through differing opinions of its causes, reflecting changes in historical interpretation. It is related to Unit 1 because it demonstrates some of the ways historians have attempted to come up with comprehensive frameworks through which to understand the human story. more »

Unit 26: World History and Identity

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. It is related to Unit 1 because it locates the study and practice of world history within a specific historical context of accelerating global interaction. more »





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