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About the Course

This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. Part Two begins early in the twentieth century, as older ways of doing things and habits of thought give way. What follows is an era of cataclysmic struggles over what ideas and institutions will take their place. The course concludes in the present day, as communities everywhere are transitioning into a new era of world history. Again we work hard to grasp what is happening and ask: Why? Again we are drawn to pivotal choices made at key moments by individuals and communities....

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MN
Sep 23, 2017

excellent course for those who have not studied history as part of their academic curriculum. Course is slightly from American(USA) perspective of world events but nevertheless is highly informative.

SK
Nov 20, 2020

The Professor was really passionate and took you throug the miniscule details of modern history that made the world the way they are. this is truly a global history course and i enjoyed it very much

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By JOSEPH E

May 26, 2017

Some very tough subject matter but delivered brilliantly! Would love to see more courses like this!

By Robert K

Nov 26, 2016

The course is logical in its structure, informative, innovative and presented in an attractive way.

By Rachael L N

Jun 12, 2016

I wish my history teachers in school had half the understanding and ability to explain that you do.

By manulukas

Nov 4, 2020

largo, pero muy entretenido y esclarecedor sobre todo desde la 2ª guerra mundial. excelente curso.

By afshin n

Dec 18, 2019

Very interesting course. The analytical teaching of the history has been first class. Many thanks.

By Claudio F

Nov 20, 2015

Thank you so much. Hope you do some in-depth one day. I can go on and on listening to your classes

By Roman d M

Nov 3, 2015

An amazing trip through modern history!

Thanks a lot Profesor Zelikow for this espectacular course.

By Vincent P

Feb 5, 2017

Excellent cours. Présentation concise et claire. J'ai adoré ce cours et j'ai appris beaucoup.

By Freddy S

Dec 4, 2015

Excellent course, well presented and at pace and level of difficulty well suited to Coursera.

By Edward B

Mar 11, 2017

Both Part I and Part II are very interesting and enlightening. Well worth participating in.

By Karen A D

Feb 26, 2016

Just a superb course, very enjoyable, not to mention helpful in understanding today's world.

By Ove C K

Mar 10, 2016

It is a unique course and I wish that all people heard Professor Philip Zelikows lectures

By Lim K B J

Jun 12, 2020

Great course on global history over the last 250 years, learned quite a bit, thank you!

By Marilyn S

Mar 21, 2017

Excellent course which is well presented by Professor Zelikow. I recommend it highly.

By Timofey Y

Dec 13, 2015

Incredible course. Part II was a little bit harder to me, but it's certainly worth it.

By Luis L

May 26, 2018

An amazing teacher, with a very open mind and a great analytic methodology. Thank you

By Mary E

Jan 31, 2021

very informative course. highly recommend to improve knowledge of world history .

By Anubhav R

Apr 23, 2018

Loved the way the course is structured. Enjoyed and understood all of it very well.

By Richard B

Mar 20, 2017

absolutely the very best of Coursera's offerings - riveting throughout, outstanding

By Brian C O

Nov 13, 2020

Amazing course. Thank you so much for the knowledge you passed over the 14 weeks.

By Gabriel W

Jun 11, 2017

The most amazing course I've ever taken; the only history course I've ever loved.

By Carlos O

Apr 19, 2016

As good as Part One, an absolute must for anyone interested in period of History.

By Vitalii B

Dec 21, 2020

Great course! Thank you! Lecturers of Professor Zelikoff are very professional.

By bill w

Dec 9, 2020

greatly improved my english skilled and have learned a lot about modern history

By Adanid P

Sep 14, 2019

A very interesting course. I learned a lot about World Economics and Politics.