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Learner Reviews & Feedback for The Modern World, Part One: Global History from 1760 to 1910 by University of Virginia

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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 Бородкин Е Е

May 6, 2020

It was wunderful and intresting course! Thank You!

By Henrik S

Sep 7, 2016

Best course ever, from the best man in the world!!

By Yannick K

Mar 20, 2016

Pr Zelikow is really a very fascianting professor.

By luis a

Apr 16, 2020

Es un resumen de 1760 hasta 1910, Recomedadísimo.

By Maciek S

Jan 16, 2017

Amazing!! Thank you so much, I have learned a lot

By Tanushka s

Jul 22, 2020

it was really helpful to understand the history.


Jul 21, 2020

Excelente y la capacidad de síntesis muy amplia.

By Chetan P

Apr 1, 2018

Incredible journey through 150 years in 7 weeks.

By Kimberly B

Dec 26, 2016

My favourite course. Philip Zelikow is the best!


Nov 5, 2016

Really brilliant introduction to Global History!

By Andrew G

Feb 14, 2016

Excellent course very well presented. Thank you.

By sweyshenchen

Dec 21, 2015

erudition big picture connecting 'civilizations'

By Andres H

Oct 25, 2015

Excelente, Ahora se mas historia de la que sabia

By Nichole O

Mar 16, 2017

Very interactive and good for a variety of ages

By Angel G S R

Nov 1, 2020

muy buen profesor y muy buenas presentaciones.


Oct 3, 2020

In my opinion, the best proffesor for history!

By Federico C

Aug 22, 2019

I could stay listening to that guy for months.

By christophe s

Apr 14, 2016

Excellent course, very complete and insightful

By Jingsi W 吴

Jan 27, 2016

love it! very illustrative and comprehensible!

By Michael

Jan 17, 2016

Nice material and it presentation! Thank you !


Jun 21, 2020

Systematic information give. Very Good Course

By Angela M

Jul 6, 2019

Really enjoying the course content, thank you

By Kelvin L

Dec 31, 2018

Very informative course. Highly recommended.

By Abiven J C

Jun 8, 2016

Les mots me manquent, alors un seul mot : BR

By Euclides J L V

Mar 7, 2018

Appropriate for everyone, amazing course !!