Course Outline

Course Outline

  1. Period 1: Technological and Environmental Transformations. We will call this time THE ANCIENT ERA. This will bring us to 600 B.C.E.
  2. Period 2: Organization and Reorganization of Human Societies. We will call this time THE CLASSICAL ERA. This period runs from 600 B.C.E. to 600 C.E.
  3. Period 3: Regional and Interregional Interactions. This period runs from 600 C.E. to 1450 C.E.
  4. Period 4: Global Interactions. We will call this time THE EARLY MODERN ERA. This period runs from 1450 C.E. to 1750 C.E.
  5. Period 5: Industrialization and Global Integration. This period runs from 1750 C.E. to 1900 C.E.
  6. Period 6: Accelerating Global Change and Realignments. We will call this time THE 20th and 21st CENTURIES. This period runs from 1900 C.E. –present.