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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 Euclides J L V

Mar 7, 2018

Appropriate for everyone, amazing course !!

By Jp C

Oct 21, 2016

Very good course and analysis of the period

By Hardik S

Nov 2, 2020

Absolutely amazing course from Philip sir!

By طارق ب ز

Oct 24, 2020

It was an enjoyable and informative course

By Simon

Jun 30, 2020

Amazing course, with an amazing instructor

By Jacob A

Sep 18, 2017

Very well designed and superbly delivered.

By javier g

Jan 5, 2016

Great course I loved it with its all parts

By Mohannad A

May 14, 2020

Thank yo very much for this great course.

By Tarun S (

Jun 22, 2020

the explanation of events is top notch .

By Vihaa M

Jul 4, 2020

This was an extremely insightful course

By Hümeyra D

Jul 21, 2020

Many thanks for this wonderful course!

By Leroy N

Aug 4, 2017

Excellent cours, prof' extraordinaire.

By Angela D

Jul 7, 2020

Great Professor and very informative.

By Giorgio V

Mar 22, 2018

Really well explained and interesting

By mary h

Jan 12, 2018

Unbelievably smart, interesting prof.

By Georgi S

Jan 11, 2017

A truly excellent fascinating course!

By Daniel K

Jan 29, 2016

Wonderful and intellectual professor!

By Cristian M U

Nov 19, 2020

incredible course, a lot of history!

By Elias N

Nov 17, 2020

Excellent teacher, Professor Philip!

By Sri H

Aug 31, 2020

very good course to know out history

By Leydy J H P

Jun 26, 2020

Un excelente curso,aprendí muchísimo

By Anton P

Jul 20, 2017

The best history course on Coursera!

By Sean G

Feb 27, 2016

Great way to start learning history.

By Paranthaman

Nov 10, 2015

Clear explanation of global history.

By Mark S

Oct 18, 2015

A very engaging approach to history.