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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....

Top reviews

Nov 5, 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

Jan 24, 2021

Very interesting and fun course\n\nDr. Zelikow really captivates the attention of the students and brilliantly explains complex situations to the layman audience.\n\nLook forward to Part II !\n\n:)

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By giovanni m

Nov 12, 2015

excellent teaching and interesting development of the history.

By leslie c

Feb 27, 2019

Amazing course, great professor! I can´t wait to begin Part 2

By Alihan G

Oct 11, 2020

That was a great course. Thank you Professor Philip Zelikow.

By Katie G

May 29, 2017

Great course, very thorough, full of intriguing information!

By Hilton B

Jan 19, 2016

Great course, very nice professor. Lots of content about one

By David M

Apr 25, 2020

Great content and delivery. Cohesive survey of the period.

By Kjell N

Jan 24, 2018

Great course covering an important period in World history.

By Aziz K

Apr 4, 2018

What an epic journey ! Thanks for this exceptional course.

By Dovi Z

Mar 2, 2017

great course. very deep and interesting critical analysis.

By Michal S

Jan 19, 2016

Very good for overview of these years, I really recommend.

By 黄兆镒

Dec 18, 2015

A good course with great and clear explanation of history

By Luz V

Oct 8, 2019

Excellent Professor and material. I enjoyed it very much

By Vitaliano D G

Oct 3, 2018

Great professor, no waste of time, great points of view!

By A L

Nov 24, 2020

I loved every minute of it! Great professor, thank you!

By Dennis N

Sep 14, 2017

Very enjoyable course, will definitely be taking Part 2

By Pedro S N

May 5, 2016

A clear and lean approach of this period. Well done UV!

By Shankar N S

Feb 25, 2021

Had a great experience learning about the modern world

By Juliano P

Jun 7, 2020

An excellent course, great classes and provoking ideas

By Aleksandr S

Feb 15, 2016

This is the way I wish history was taught everywhere.

By Kenneth M

Dec 8, 2015

really excellent . Looking forward to the second part

By Miguel V

Nov 9, 2015

Very interesting, I really learn a lot about History.

By Rafael P

Oct 25, 2020

Excelente curso de historia, aprendí mucho al final.

By Aditya R

Jul 13, 2020

Very straight forward and detailed, yet interesting

By Nishwa

Sep 29, 2020

A wonderful experience with University of Virginia