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The Modern World, Part Two: Global History since 1910

Coursera · University of Virginia · 2 HN comments

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This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. Part Two begins early in the twentieth century, as older ways of doing things and habits of thought give way. What follows is an era of cataclysmic struggles over what ideas and institutions will take their place. The course concludes in the present day, as communities everywhere are transitioning into a new era of world history. Again we work hard to grasp what is happening and ask: Why? Again we are drawn to pivotal choices made at key moments by individuals and communities.

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favorite: the ancient greeks: good teacher: https://www.coursera.org/learn/ancient-greeks

other favorite: absolutely insightful about Russia https://www.coursera.org/learn/russian-history-lenin-putin

history of the modern world: really good just with headphones: https://www.coursera.org/learn/modern-world https://www.coursera.org/learn/modern-world-2

ancient assyrians: https://www.coursera.org/learn/organising-empire-assyrian-wa...

best was "Social Psychology" by Scott Plous/Wesleyan University. inexplicably gone now from Coursera and internet afaikt

tehwhynot

  Social Psychology
It is available on AcademicTorrents with seeders, if one is so inclined.
My technology related list includes most of the same courses already listed. But off-technology, the "modern history" class (which appears to have been split in two[0]) was incredibly entertaining and gripping in addition to being educational.

[0] https://www.coursera.org/learn/modern-world [1] https://www.coursera.org/learn/modern-world-2

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