INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN CIVILIZATION I: Prehistory to the 17th Century
This Research Guide is intended to provide an overview of Western Civilization I (for students who may be interested in taking the course) and to give current students a place to begin thinking about what it means to do historical research and what history scholarship looks like.
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Covers prehistory, ancient history (Greece, Rome, Christianity, the Germanic Invasions), medieval history, early modern history (Renaissance and Reformation), and early 17th Century. Considers political, social, economic, cultural, religious and intellectual development of Europe and the West from prehistory to the seventeenth century.