Apr 21, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog
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IGE 2100 - Empires, States, and Peoples: Cultural Contact and Exchange (3)


Explores empires, states, and peoples throughout time from different parts of the world, placing emphasis on literary, visual and material culture. Through analysis of historical, literary, and artistic sources, the course explores how the practices and interactions of empires configured contexts in which peoples acted and thought, created connections across time and space, and shaped production, communication, diplomacy, trade, commerce, and cultures. Examines themes including: the nature of sovereignty; the polities of empires vs. nation-states; nomads and migrations; patterns of rise and fall, center and periphery; and representations and ideological projections of empire. Activity fee may be required.

Prerequisite(s): IGE 121, IGE 122, IGE 1100 , or IGE 1200 
GE Area(s): C1, C2a
Component(s): Lecture
Grading Basis: Graded Only
Repeat for Credit: May be taken only once
Note(s): Activity fee may be required.



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