Apr 19, 2024  
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HST 338 - Travelers and Voyages


4 credits
Explores the mutual discovery of peoples formerly separated by great distances and difficult passages, engaging encounters like those between Muslim and Christian pilgrims, Asian and European Merchants, and New World and Old World subjects of European Empires. Readings for this course include the extant letters, journals, and atlases of pilgrims, merchants, and explorers, where possible pairing the accounts of travelers from different cultures (e. g. Ibn-Battuta and Marco Polo). Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above or HST 110  or HST 111 .
Graded (A-F) only



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