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HIS 297J - Topic: The Silk Road- Eurasian Cultural Exchange and Early Globalization

Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge III. Satisfies 3 credits toward History major or minor, and East Asian Studies minor.

Course Description: The course is designed as an in-depth study of the cultural and technological exchange that linked the great civilizations of the Eurasian landmass in the first millennium CE and beyond. Special attention will be paid to the dynamics of trade, conquest, center-periphery relations and ecological factors in the frontier settings of Central Asia. The geographical scope of the course will not be limited only to the oasis societies of the actual trade routes but will include the nomadic and sedentary empires facilitating the exchange of goods and ideas as well.


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate