ECO302H5 • World Economic History Prior to 1870

This course will focus on the economic success and failure of several key countries and regions from the start of the second millennium up to the early twentieth century. Topics include: pre-modern growth in China & India vs. Europe, the first industrial revolution, exploitation and international trade in the British Empire, the standards-of-living debate, the second industrial revolution. This course is part of the Certificate in Global Perspectives.

Social Science
In Class