Worldview and History: Approaches to the History of the World

First-Year Seminar Program 153

Usual Description

This course critically examines approaches to world history and narratives of the rise of the West, European expansion, the discovery of the New World, and the like. What unexamined metageographical conceptions are implicated in Eurocentric assumptions about world historical developments? Readings include critical works suggesting new approaches, so that we may develop a critical perspective on material and cultural exchange and diffusion from a global perspective. Shows how ‘globalization’ has been a relevant term for over 500 years.

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
First-Year Seminar Program 153 Taught by David Kelley
First-Year Seminar Program 153
First-Year Seminar Program 153 Taught by David Kelley
First-Year Seminar Program 153 Taught by David Kelley
First-Year Seminar Program 153 Taught by David Kelley
First-Year Seminar Program 153 Taught by David Kelley