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GEO 170 - Global History: Mapping the World Across Cultures


World history, from the classical through the modern eras, embracing the cultures of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, examined through the maps that different cultures have made of their worlds. Students analyze maps from the collections of USM’s Osher Map Library to reveal how world maps have variously embodied cultural preconceptions, religious convictions, scientific findings, and political concerns. Special attention to the processes of early modern and modern imperialism and globalization.

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Credits: 3

Meets the Following Core Requirement: International
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Course Type: Geography



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