AHSS 1040 Currents in 20th Century Global History Syllabus

University of Guelph-Humber, Winter 2016

About This Course

This course introduces students to the main currents of twentieth century global history with a particular emphasis on Asia, Africa and Latin America. It focuses on themes of hegemony and resistance: great power imperialism and nationalist resistance; post-colonial struggles against foreign domination; challenges to global economic and political structures; race and gender hierarchies; and technological and environmental movements.