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  • Taught by Renowned Historians
  • Explores the Impact of the Past on the Present
  • Examines Political and Economic Systems

In order to understand today’s challenges and conflicts, one must examine the causes and contexts that have created these crises. These courses offer perspective on the ways in which colonization, empire building, and great nation conflicts of the 20th century and earlier have had a lasting impact on today’s world. Additional courses examine the evolution of today’s political and economic systems into their present form.

Cairo: Medieval to Modern

Explore the history, architecture, and artistic importance of Cairo, Egypt.

2018 Spring
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The Cold War: Tales and Takeaways

Using contemporary and current sources from both sides, we will try to see where perceptions about the Cold War end and truth about it begins.