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HIST 378: The Rise of Capitalism: Using the Library

Die Maschinenfabrik von Richard Hartmann in Chemnitz, Germany 1868

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This course studies the history of capitalism from its origins in the Middle Ages to the present. Drawing on a wide variety of materials, including recent historical texts, primary sources, film, and fiction, it examines the emergence of the capitalist order in Europe, its expansion into a global system, and its impact on the social hierarchy, intellectual life, politics, and the environment.

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