Created by:  University of Virginia

  • Philip Zelikow

    Taught by:  Philip Zelikow, White Burkett Miller Professor of History

Commitment7 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
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English, Subtitles: Spanish, Romanian
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 1,061 ratings

Very well designed and superbly delivered.

Very enjoyable course, will definitely be taking Part 2

Illuminating course to help understand how the world got to be the way it is today and frankly to help understand the whys and hows the Western world dominated so much during this period. Also, extremely eye opening on non-Western histories of Africa, India, and China. I was shocked at the calamities and instability that China went through during this period and the resulting precariousness of their survival at the turn of the last century. The course also whets the appetite for more because the professor emphasizes the "whys" and not just the "hows". I've sought out other books, Hollywood movies, and web searches based on what the professor has shared in the course. I look forward to taking part two.

Very good course, presented in a very informative, attractive and interesting way.