Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014
HST 292 The West and the World: Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Medieval World
4 hours; 4 credits
A comparative and cross-cultural study of the consequences of encounters among pagans, Western and Eastern Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Middle Ages. This course examines the diversity of the medieval world through patterns of exchange, interaction, and cultural fusion. The impact of conquest and settlement, cultural imperialism, and religious conversion will be discussed together with the natures of multicultural societies in the Middle Ages. For History major and minors, this is designated as a world history course.
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