Themes of World History:



  1. Interaction between humans and the environment

    1. Demography and Disease
    2. Migration
    3. Patterns of Settlement
    4. Technology
  2. Development and interaction of cultures

    1. Religions
    2. Belief Systems, philosophies, and ideologies
    3. Science and Technology
    4. The arts and architecture
  3. State-building, expansion and conflict

    1. Political Structures and forms of governance
    2. Empires
    3. Nations and nationalism
    4. Revolts and revolutions
    5. Regional, transregional, and global structures and organizations
  4. Creation, expansion, and interaction of economic systems

    1. Agricultural and pastoral production
    2. Trade and Commerce
    3. Labor Systems
    4. Industrialization
    5. Capitalism and socialism
  5. Development and transformation of social structures

    1. Gender roles and relations
    2. Family and kinship
    3. Racial and ethnic constructions
    4. Social and economic classes