HISA09H3: Capitalism: A Global History

This course explores the rise of capitalism – understood not simply as an economic system but as a political and cultural one as well – from roughly the 14th century to the present day. It aims to acquaint students with many of the more important socio-economic changes of the past seven hundred years and informing the way they think about some of the problems of the present time: globalization, growing disparities of wealth and poverty, and the continuing exploitation of the planet’s natural resources.

HISA04H3 (if taken in the Fall 2017, Summer 2018 and Summer 2019 semesters)
History, Philosophy and Cultural Studies