Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HIST 190 - OCEANS IN WORLD HISTORY

Long Title: OCEANS IN WORLD HISTORY
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Course presents maritime history through the social construction of the sea. It analyses the historical significance of islands and archipelagos. Also explores themes including technology, mapping, disease, communication and law. Maritime law includes an interrogation of piracy, not only historically, but in the present (and future).