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School of Politics and International Relations

POL109 Global Histories

POL109 Global Histories

Credits: 15
Semester: 2

Module Convenor: Dr James Eastwood
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

Description: This module provides students with an introduction to the historical background against which contemporary international political developments unfold. It examines how connections have been forged between different societies, economies, cultures, and political practices over time and how this has made it possible to think of our history as global. A particular emphasis is placed on the importance of colonialism for understanding patterns of globalisation. The module is organised around a series of key tipping or turning points in global history.


Assessment: Item 1: 100% Essay (1500 words)
Level: 4

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