Assignment Schedule

SHAPING OF THE MODERN WORLD
CORC 1220    WILSON    SPRING 2011

 

1      Feb 1        Introduction and Sources

2      Feb 8        Reformation and Religious War
hunt:      pages 435-463
reader:    Galilei,         pages 19-22

3      Feb 15      Exploration and Exploitation
hunt:      pages 424-430; 504-508; 521-541
reader:    Cortes,          pages 3-8;
               Vassa,          pages 45-48

4      Feb 22      Transformations in State Power
hunt:      pages 481-504; 541-552
reader:    Domat,         pages 27-33;
               de Gournay, pages 23-26

5      Mar 1       Enlightenment
­ Position Paper Proposal Due
hunt:      pages 468-476; 508-517; 561-580
reader:    Locke,          pages 34-39;
               Rousseau,     pages 76-80

6      Mar 8       Atlantic Revolutions
hunt:      pages 588-594; 599-634
reader:    Paine,          pages 61-70;
               Robespierre, pages 99-102

7      Mar 15     Industrialization and Ideology
hunt:      pages 639-678
reader:    Marx,           pages 141-154;
               Carnegie,      pages 186-189

8      Mar 22     MIDTERM EXAM


9      Mar 29     Nation-Building and the Nation-State
­ Position Paper Optional Draft Due
hunt:      pages 683-705
reader:    Fichte,          pages 249-251;
               Lincoln,        pages 260-265

10    Apr 5        Imperialism and Mass Politics
hunt:      pages 706-717; 729-740; 752-770
reader:    Ferry,           pages 244-246;
               Herzl,           pages 285-290

11    Apr 12      World War I
­ Position Paper Due
hunt:      pages 770-774; 779-802
reader:    Brittain,        pages 307-310;
               Botchkareva, pages 311-315

        Apr 19      No classes

        Apr 26      No classes

12    May 3       Depression and Fascism
hunt:      pages 803-820; 825-839
reader:    Stalin,          pages 329-331;
               Hitler,          pages 344-348

13    May 10     World War II
hunt:      pages 839-864
reader:    Greene,        pages 349-352;
               Ogura,          pages 357-361

14    May 17     The Cold War and the Postcolonial World
hunt:      pages 869-878; 889-904; 922-931
reader:    Truman,       pages 388-390;
               Gandhi,        pages 365-370

        May 24     FINAL EXAM (3:305:30 p.m.)

 

College Dates

Thu Feb 17       Last day of late add/drop
Mon Apr 11      Last day to apply for W grade
Apr 1726        Spring Recess