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About the Course

This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. Part One begins with the political and economic revolutions of the late 1700s and tracks the transformation of the world during the 1800s. Part One concludes as these bewildering changes seem to be running beyond the capacity of older institutions to handle them. Throughout the course we try to grasp what is happening and ask: Why? And the answers often turn on very human choices....

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MC

Nov 06, 2018

Dear Professor,\n\nI am fascinated with week one, even though I work in the scientific side, also like history, nothing more rewarding than visiting and ancient place and know what happened... Thanks

GW

Apr 16, 2017

Such an informative course, and it linked together different regions & events; that's something only top-level sources of education does. I will no doubt continue on with the course to Part 2.

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By 李博文

Jan 21, 2016

I think the class gives me a new perspective of the history. The professor offers

By Manjula g

Feb 20, 2019

The course is very informative and useful , and easy to understand the concepts.

By Kiran. S

Jul 21, 2017

Excellent material with an informative approach to the presentation of the same.

By Aakash C

Oct 12, 2016

Excellent course material, friendly instructor, and a great way to read history!

By Mary L R

Jan 14, 2016

good refresher, events of the period pulled together well, pleasant to listen to

By Fernando H U

Feb 25, 2019

This is a very good course with one of the greatest teachers I have ever seen.

By Neil H

Feb 22, 2016

Excellent course on the broad sweep of history for the 150 years up to the WW1

By Michał K

Dec 14, 2015

Deep, thorough, complex analysis. Clear explanation of quite difficult topics.

By Timofey Y

Nov 04, 2015

Unbelievably cool.

Must-see for everyone who considering himself a learned man.

By Ellis W

Oct 13, 2015

A rewarding walk through the What and Why of an interesting period in history.

By Juan F L F

May 11, 2020

EXCELENTE PERSPECTIVE TO UNDERSTAND MODERN HISTORY!!. FRESH AND WITH DINAMISM

By Dan

Apr 15, 2020

Really well organized and presented. Looking forward to part two. Thank you.

By Nelson N

Jun 24, 2018

Still trying to make myself comfortable with so much insightful information.

By Lim K B J

Jun 08, 2020

Great overview of history from 1760 to 1910. Well presented, thank you !

By Dzintra M

Dec 10, 2015

Great course taught by a great professor! Very informative and objective.

By Sebastian S

Oct 30, 2015

Thank you for teaching this course. It had been a wonderful experience :)

By Hasan R C

Jun 27, 2019

Wonderful course from a wonderful professor.

Thank you for your efforts.

By Yuliya

Apr 01, 2017

Just great course! Easy to listen! Interestingly to study! Thank you!

By Dario B

May 28, 2020

Very calm teacher, logic explanation of all paths. Brilliant course!

By Desrochers S

Sep 01, 2019

Cours très intéressant, un peu de difficulté avec certains concepts.

By Edward S T W K

Jan 30, 2017

Very easy to follow yet imparts a deep understanding of the subject.

By nizza

Dec 17, 2015

wonderfull and very interesting course. Thanks you so much. Francois

By Chris G

Sep 23, 2015

Very interesting and informative.

Well presented.

A pleasure to learn.

By Pattajit

Apr 25, 2020

The course is very informative and interesting! Thank you soo much!

By 吕敏

Aug 11, 2016

I think this part is great,i have learned something very heuristic.