How encounters between the peoples of Asia, Europe and the Middle East have shaped human history, with some focus on the spread of Islam and international trade
This paper is designed to give students a strong grasp of the patterns of engagement
between Asia, the Middle East and Europe in global history. It introduces students
to the importance of cross-cultural encounters, long-distance trade and imperial systems
in shaping community formation and political development. It provides a key window
into the cultural dynamics of human history.
The paper is essential for students who major in History, and it also complements studies in a wide range of subjects, including law, psychology, politics, anthropology, English, classics and marketing.
|Paper title||Global History: Asia, Europe and the Middle East|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$886.35|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,766.35|
- Schedule C
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy.
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- Learning Outcomes
- An understanding of the pattern of relationships between Asia, the Middle East and Europe
- A recognition of the nature and consequences of cross-cultural contact
- A grasp of the basic features of empires and colonialism
- An appreciation of the distinctive of global history as a scholarly method.