Welcome to History of Western Civilization from 1715 - a survey course of the last 400 years, with a focus on the history of Europe and North America. Every region of the world has a unique history worthy of study. This course provides an opportunity for students from North America to understand the history and development of their specific context - as well as provides an opportunity for students who have not grown up in North American/Europe an opportunity to learn more about the ideas, developments, etc. that have shaped this part of our world today. The lectures and resources are being made available for free via this Noet group. If you would like to follow along with the reading, you will need to purchase Donald Kagan, et. al., The Western Heritage, 11th Edition, Volume 2 (ISBN: 978-0-205-43451-0, $27 to rent from Amazon.com for the Spring, $90 to purchase used from Amazon.com, or $85 via ABEBooks.com).
Enjoying the course? Find out more about LeTourneau University, sign-up to take the course for credit, and pursue a degree in History from the premier Christian polytechnic university by contacting us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course Instructor: Assistant Professor Daniel Ostendorff is currently completely his doctoral work from the University of Oxford on the modern history of East Africa ( his MA in Modern History: British Empire is from Queens University Belfast and he holds a BA in History and Biblical & Theological Studies from John Brown University). Mr. Ostendorff serves as the Chair for the Department of Criminal Justice, History, & Political Science at LeTourneau University (www.letu.edu) where he teaches History and Political Science courses.
Course Description: Covers world events and significant movements from 1715 to the present. Particular attention is given to the progress of civilization and the development of society in modern history
Disclaimer: Unless a student is officially enrolled with LeTourneau University and paying tuition for the course, academic credit will not be awared for course completion.