2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Academic Programs and Courses > History > HIST - History Courses > 300 > HIST 350
This course traces the origins and development of capitalism, the defining economic institution of the modern world. This course focuses on Europe, but also considers capitalism as a global phenomenon. Emphasis is placed on the industrial revolution, patterns of development, strategic sectors, the role of the state, the economic consequences of war, and the development of global markets.
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