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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2022-23

HIST 8.02 The Making of the Modern World Economy

This course introduces students to major economic developments of the last two centuries in global perspective. It addresses themes such as the Industrial Revolution and the “Great Divergence;” the political economy of imperialism; the economics of war; the transformation of the world financial system; the economics of development; and the roots of the crisis of 2007/8. Students can expect to acquire a historically founded understanding of the global economy of today.



Degree Requirement Attributes

Dist:INT or SOC; WCult:W

The Timetable of Class Meetings contains the most up-to-date information about a course. It includes not only the meeting time and instructor, but also its official distributive and/or world culture designation. This information supersedes any information you may see elsewhere, to include what may appear in this ORC/Catalog or on a department/program website. Note that course attributes may change term to term therefore those in effect are those (only) during the term in which you enroll in the course.

Department-Specific Course Categories

Class of 2023 and Before Major Dist: INTER; Class of 2024 and Beyond Major Dist: modern.


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