The University of Massachusetts Amherst

HISTORY 155: Empires to Nations: The Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1800 (Gen Ed DGHS) Fall 2023

Students will live together in Moore Hall in Southwest Residential Area. 

As people moved, voluntarily and involuntarily, between Africa, the Americas, and Europe, they created what Michel-Rolph Truillot calls “the first moment of globality.” This course explores the role of people, pathogens, plants, animals, ideas, and institutions in forming societies and cultures across a vast geographic expanse that helped forge the modern world.

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