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2101. The Pacific in World History

Also offered as: AAAS 2101

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: HIST 1201 and 2100. Not open for credit to students who have passed AAAS 3998 or HIST 3098 when offered as The Pacific in World History.

Grading Basis: Graded

The Pacific Ocean as a lens for thinking about modern history. Topics include the flow of people, ideas, goods, elements of nature (such as whales and bird guano), and technology among the nations and peoples of the Pacific World; and the impact of colonialism, war, decolonization, and the Cold War on the history of the region and the fortunes of indigenous peoples. Sources include scholarly works, government documents, diaries, and literature. CA 1. CA 4-INT.

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