University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

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36-372 History of the World Economy since 1850 (3-0)

Study of the evolution of the world economy since 1850. Topics may include the costs and benefits of empire to Britain, Anglo-German trade rivalry, the rise to prominence of "settler colonies", economic growth in the Third World, reparations and war debt, agricultural overproduction, origins of the Great Depression, the 1945-1973 boom in world production and trade.

Prerequisites: 36-110, 36-120, (36-231 or any 5 history courses at the 200 level or above).
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