Schedule

EMERGENCE OF A GLOBAL SOCIETY
HIS 1000C  WILSON  FALL 2011

1  Fri Sep 2 Introduction and Primary Sources

2  Tue Sep 6 Civilization, Government, and Empire
 
The Medieval World and the Expansion of the Mongols
 
tignor: pages 401–408
  reader: “Rise of Chinggis Khan” (p. 1) or “Letters” (p. 18)

3  Fri Sep 9 After the Black Death: The Islamic World
  tignor: pages 411–428
  reader: Chihab Al-‘Umari (p. 48) or
Ibn Battuta (p. 56)

4  Tue Sep 13 After the Black Death: Western Christendom; Ming China
  tignor: pages 428–444
  reader: Boccaccio (p. 41) or
Froissart (p. 46)

5  Fri Sep 16 Reformation and the Wars of Religion
  tignor: pages 470–480
  reader: Luther (p. 100) or
von Guericke (p. 105)

6  Tue Sep 20 Europe’s Expanding Trade Empires: The Atlantic World
  tignor: pages 452–470
  reader: Sepúlveda (p. 77) or
“Broken Spears” (p. 68) or da Gama (p. 91)
  Begin reading either Achebe (Things Fall Apart) or Azuela (The Underdogs)

7  Fri Sep 23 Colonialism and the Slave Trade
  tignor: pages 483–500
  reader: Brandaon (p. 112) or
Phillips (p. 118) or Walsh (p. 129)

8  Tue Sep 27 Evolutions in Monarchy
  tignor: pages 514–522

9  Fri Sep 30 Transformations in Asia
  tignor: pages 501–514
  reader: Dampier (p. 141) or
Hamilton (p. 125)

10  Tue Oct 4 Interactions with Europeans: China and Africa
  tignor: pages 536–542; 549–558
  reader: Xu (p. 148) or
Han (p. 150)

11  Fri Oct 7 Cultural Change: Enlightenment
  tignor: pages 525–535; 542–549
  reader: de Busbecq (p. 143) or
Voltaire (p. 162) or Smith (p. 165)

12  Tue Oct 11 Political Change: The Atlantic Revolutions
  tignor: pages 561–580
  reader: “Rights of Man” (p. 170) or
de Gouges (p. 173) or Robespierre (p. 177)
  Proposal Due for Interpretive Essay on Achebe/Azuela

13  Fri Oct 14 Economic Change: The Industrial Revolution
  tignor: pages 580–597
  reader: “Testimony” (p. 190) or
Valentia (p. 186)

14  Tue Oct 18 MIDTERM EXAM

15  Fri Oct 21 Anxiety for the Future: Africa and Asia
  tignor: pages 599–612
  reader: Toshiaki (p. 198) or
Isaacs (p. 208) or Maulvi Syed (p. 212)

16  Tue Oct 25 Anxiety for the Future: Europe and the Americas
  tignor: pages 612–629
  reader: Proudhon (p. 216)

17  Fri Oct 28 Nationalism and Nation-Building
  tignor: pages 631–645
  reader: Roy (p. 221) or
Lyons (p. 243)

18  Fri Nov 4  The New Imperialism
  tignor: pages 645–661
  reader: Rhodes (p. 227) or
Morel (p. 232)

19  Tue Nov 8  Responses to Imperialism
  tignor: pages 669–681
  reader: Gwassa (p. 254) or
Snider (p. 249)

20  Fri Nov 11  Cultural Modernism
  tignor: pages 681–695

21  Tue Nov 15  Nation and Race
  tignor: pages 695–704
  reader: du Bois (p. 258) or
Lenin (p. 264)

22  Fri Nov 18  World War I
  tignor: pages 707–717
  reader: Owen (p. 287)

23  Tue Nov 22  Mass Politics and Mass Culture
  tignor: pages 717–731
  reader: Plaatje (p. 289) or
Arimoto (p. 304)
  Interpretive Essay Due on Achebe/Azuela

24  Tue Nov 29  World War II
  tignor: pages 731–742; 745–752
  reader: Hitler (p. 307) or
Lévy-Haas (p. 312) or Sledge (p. 319)

25  Fri Dec 2 The Cold War; Decolonization
  tignor: pages 753–769
  reader: Kennan (p. 323) or
Kennan (p. 326) or Perón (p. 334)

26  Tue Dec 6 The Three World Order
  tignor: pages 769–783
  reader: Crook (p. 340) or
Fanon (p. 351) or de Beauvoir (p. 360)