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DHP H202: Maritime History in Global Perspective

Course Description

A study of world history over the past 500 years from a salt-water perspective. The course will examine the ocean as avenue, arena, source, and cultural metaphor, analyzing major themes such as the impact of changing technologies and modes of warfare, evolving patterns of trade, and differing cultural perceptions. The format will be lecture, with some discussion.
Not offered AY 2017-2018, 2018-2019.

Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0