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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 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 !!

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!