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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 Agim C

Jan 26, 2018

This is a excellent course.

To know in advance what happened during this period is advisable.

By Jennifer M

Nov 01, 2015

Great course. Interesting and engaging lectures. I enjoyed this professor's talks very much.

By Shashwat S

Apr 22, 2020

The instructor is amazing, even if you are not interested the instructor makes you love it.

By Alberto R

Jul 07, 2020

very good flow, with clear discussion around the whys, and the consequences of paths taken

By Claudio F

Nov 20, 2015

Really great. A big thanks to the professor for the big effort and clarity of explanations

By Bryan G

Nov 02, 2015

A lot of great information! This course made my teaching of World History so much better!

By Scott E

Oct 30, 2015

Great lecture series. It really make you want to travel and see where this stuff happened.

By Pradyut S

Jul 15, 2020

The course wonderfully explains the key events that shaped the world. Easy to comprehend.

By Abhishek C

May 06, 2020

Excellent course. Made very interesting. Great instructor. Quiz questions were very nice.

By Luis L

Apr 10, 2018

Very good course. Amazing teacher and how relates everything so easy and pleasant, thanks

By Sam H

Mar 04, 2016

Very well organised and presented. Inspired by the big picture nicely threaded together.

By Ricardo H

Aug 15, 2017

Increible! Un curso muy bueno, completo, y el profesor es sumamente claro para explicar!

By Thomas P

Jun 17, 2016

An excellent overview of the subject with some fresh analysis by a top professor in the

By Simin L

Nov 18, 2015

Instructor is really good giving lectures. History suddenly seems full of fun and power

By Pranav M

Jun 15, 2020

This course is absolutely fantastic. Prof. Philip Zelikow is a teacher par excellence!

By Antonio B

Nov 26, 2015

Grate course, well explained to understand where we are understanding how we got here.

By Mike O

Jul 18, 2020

Hi! Welcome back! Make yourself comfortable...

Nothing beats this guy. Amazing course.

By Paul K

Mar 09, 2017

An outstanding series of presentations. It was a truly fascinating course to follow.

By Hong C H

Nov 17, 2015

Excellent gripping delivery of what otherwise could be simply a bunch of dull facts.

By shahreyar

Jun 22, 2020

Pretty amazing coursework, thoroughly enjoyed the content, It gave useful insights.

By Shanelle T

Oct 10, 2017

good course but sometimes the video gets blocky ): other then that very good lesson

By Christian C F

Apr 23, 2016

An awesome course, great lectures, neat presentation. I actually binged through it!

By ALEXANDRE P N

Mar 31, 2016

The classes are very good and objective. It helps a lot undestand the present world

By Tu L

Mar 06, 2020

Very helpful for high school seniors to study and prepare for the AP history exam!

By Michal F

Sep 04, 2017

Very good course, presented in a very informative, attractive and interesting way.