HIS 121


The historical development of western civilization from ancient times to approximately 1715 A.D. Emphasis is on the social, economic, political, and cultural forces that helped to shape the West, beginning with the early Mediterranean civilizations and following through to the subsequent rise of European civilization.

The required text for this course is WESTERN CIVILIZATION:BEYOND BOUNDARIES VOLUME I:TO 1715 6TH EDITION, authored by Thomas F. X. Noble, et.al. It is available in theĀ Blue Colt Bookstore.

To learn more about Prof. Kruszewski’s HIS 121-72 course in the Fall 2012 session, visit the sites listed below:

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