Sep 24, 2017
excellent course for those who have not studied history as part of their academic curriculum. Course is slightly from American(USA) perspective of world events but nevertheless is highly informative.
Dec 08, 2016
This course is enlightening in so many ways. This course not only answers the "What" about history, but also "Why", "Why not" and the overall perception, feelings of people of each era being taught.
by Darcy R J•
Dec 18, 2015
Great 2 part course.
I highly recommend it if you're wanting to gain some more knowledge on what major events took place over the last 250 years or so.
by Etore S•
Sep 11, 2017
A fantastic jorney. An opportunity to reflect the historical choices and consequences of humankind since the industrial revolution. Excelent course.
by Gordon M•
Dec 27, 2016
Excellent - thoroughly enjoyable, interesting and very well presented. It helped me to place so many isolated events in context and helped to compl
by Robert-Jeroen V•
Feb 20, 2018
I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I find history very interesting, and this course gave me a better understanding of events in the past century.
by Robert D•
Jun 20, 2017
Excelente contenido y muy buenas explicaciones, verdaderamente amplia los conocimientos generales acerca de la historia universal del siglo XX
by Zwe T T•
Aug 04, 2020
This course not only showed me different perspectives and new kinds of knowledge about world history but also even changed my whole mindset.
by Antony J D H•
Mar 18, 2016
I will post my very positive review of both courses, The Modern World from 1760 to 1910 and The Modern World from 1910, in the near future.
by Peter R•
Mar 16, 2016
Exhaustive, clear, excellent presentation with very helpful diagrams. I have enjoyed every lecture. But where is the book covering all this
by Michal F•
Oct 29, 2017
Very interesting take on the last 2 centuries - put in a holistic form, very well thought trough. Excellent course and a great instructor.
Oct 11, 2017
I enjoyed this course so much as it provides great videos and the quizzes are great instruments in order to revise my learning progress.
by Drew F•
Jul 17, 2016
Professor Zelikow always does a phenomenal job. By far the best lecturer I have watched on Coursera. Thanks for the class, professor.
by Mateo N S•
May 31, 2020
Thank you professor and UVA! Both courses were incredible. I learned a lot. It's a *must* for everyone interested in history. 10/10
by Remington C•
Jan 13, 2016
Brilliant teacher, wonderful course. This course allows you to not just have a knowledge, but an understanding of the modern world.
by Lazaros A•
Nov 08, 2018
An excellent, thought provoking course. It has helped me form an understanding of how things work and how we got to where we are.
by Chavarria G•
Sep 04, 2019
Thank you very much to Mr. Philip Zelikow. I fully enjoy his teaching and points of view. I absolutely recommend this teaching.
by Rashi S R•
Apr 15, 2020
a really well structured course providing great insights from around the globe and quite an unbiased understanding of the world
by Oscar T•
Dec 30, 2018
Master in the use of the "why?" in history. Very pedagogical presentations with profound historical insight. ¡Mejor imposible!
by JOHN Q•
Dec 07, 2015
As good as Part One....I have thoroughly enjoyed both parts of this course. Thanks for the wonderful lectures! John Quincy
by Art S•
Aug 07, 2019
Excellent big picture objective overview of how the world got to where it is and some insights on where it may go from here.
by Vishal K•
Jun 30, 2020
The way of presenting situations is just brilliant sir, I loved each and every lecture, the way you analyse things, awesome
by Roger C P•
Jan 21, 2016
A short course but with a great vision of the Global History of the 20th century. Philip Zelikou is an excellent professor.
by James B•
Jun 17, 2016
Interesting, well-presented. Instructor was congenial and the presentations were well-illustrated, including some humor.
by Trevor W•
Aug 13, 2017
Excellent. One of the best courses on world history I've taken. Truly engaging and packed full of interesting facts.
by David S•
Sep 05, 2016
A great course. I learned a tremendous amount and found the professor to be extremely knowledgeable and thoughtful.
by James W S•
Jun 25, 2016
This is the second course taken by me from Philip Zelikow. He is an excellent instruction whom I thoroughly enjoy.