Course overview

Ever wanted to learn more about the global world? This course aims to provide an introduction to the global history of Empire by exploring the different ways they rose, functioned, and fell, and their legacy in our own times.

Course description

Empires have been with us, for good or il, for nearly 5,000 years; this code will explore their nature and impact. We’ll cover a vast amount of time and space, from the classical empires of the Middle East, the Mediterranean and China, to the Mongol empire which dwarfed them all. We’ll travel from the empires of Africa and the America, to the emergence and global dominance of European powers, discovering the different ways empires rose, functioned and fell. Finally, we will examine the legacy of empire in our own times.

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