History | CONTEMPORARY REVOLUTIONS
W200 | 2929 | Riley
1:00-2:15P TR BH137
Above section for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors only
Above section COAS intensive writing section and also
requires registration in COAS W333
This course explores the historical background, development to the
present, and projected future course of seven revolutions:
globalization, the biomedical revolution, the green revolution, rapid
population growth, the revolution in technology and information, the
aging revolution, the inequality of nations.
Grades will be based on four papers, class presentations, and
contributions to class conversations. Separate readings on each
revolution; discussion of these particular revolutions, and of the
general problem of sudden and extensive change.