Please note that this module has been
temporarily withdrawn and is therefore
not available to students in 2016/17.
This Advanced Option will introduce students through a thematic approach to modern global history (post 1750) and the history of globalization. The primary aims of the module are:
- To introduce students to key theories of globalization.
- To train students to consider contemporary debates in a historical perspective.
- To explore a range of topics related to globalization and understand how some key features of human history have changed over the period from 1750 to the present.
- To understand how globalization has shaped people’s lives since the industrial revolution.
- To provide students with perspectives on globalization from the point of view of different world areas (e.g. China, India, and Africa).
- To apply a multidisciplinary approach to the study of historical processes by integrating the history of globalization with sociological, economic, anthropological and social and political science approaches.
- To consider concepts such as cosmopolitanism, globalism and global culture through the use of primary and secondary sources.
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The assessment for this module is determined by whether or not the student will be basing a Dissertation on the module:
- For students who are not basing a Dissertation on this module: a two-hour exam and a 4,500 word essay
- For students who are basing a Dissertation on this module: Three-hour exam
For details of examination and assessment, please see: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/undergraduate/assessment/