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UNIT 19: Global Industrialization

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Unit 4. Agricultural and Urban Revolutions

What do historians know about the earliest farmers and herders, and the evolution of cities? Newly emerging evidence about the "cradles of civilization" is examined in light of the social, technological, and cultural complexity of recently discovered settlements and cities. It is related to Unit 19 because it demonstrates how technological changes led to increasing complexity in an earlier time, as well as the positive and negative consequences that can go along with such complexity. more »

Unit 20. Imperial Designs

What lasting impacts did modern imperialism have on the world? The profound consequences of imperialism are examined in the South African frontier and Brazil, where politics, culture, industrial capitalism, and the environment were shaped and re-shaped. This unit is related to Unit 19 because many of the technological innovations of the Industrial Revolution were used by industrialized nations to gain power over non-industrialized areas of the world. more »

Unit 24. Globalization and Economics

How have the forces of globalization shaped the modern world? This unit travels from the Soviet Union to Sri Lanka and Chile to study the role of technology and the impact of economic and political changes wrought by globalization. It is related to Unit 19 because it explores the impact of global technological changes in the twentieth century, most of which originated in the nineteenth century era of industrialization. more »

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