Course Syllabus (Calendar of Readings)

Calendar:

September 3 - Weisner-Hanks, Early Modern History, chap. 1 14-43
(Abreviatted as EMH)

September 6 - EMH chap. 2 - 44-77.

September 10 - EMH chap. 3 - 78-115.
Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq: The Turkish Letters, 1555-1562
Sir Walter Ralegh: The Dutie of a King, 1599

September 13 - EMH chap. 4 - 116-147.
Listening: In the Naxos Folder
"Early Modern Europe; Renaissance Music"

September 17 - EMH chap. 5 - 148-183.
Luther, Disputation of Doctor Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences (1517); in Primary Sources - ch. 5, pg 5-13.
St. Ignatius of Loyola, The Spiritual Excercises, sections 1-71; 91-98; 238-260; 313-344. ON RESERVE

September 20 - EMH chap. 6 - 184-215.
Gervase, The English Housewife, On Reserve, chap. VI and VII, pg. 166-198; also look at one other section of your choice. [some also available in the google books preview]

September 24 - EMH chap. 7 - 216-251.
Bernal Diaz: Conquest of New Spain, 1521.
Sahagun: Conquest of Mexico, 1521.

September 27 - EMH chap. 8 - 252-283.
John Wesley, Thoughts Upon Slavery, 1774
The "Hammer of Witches" Malleus Maleficarum - read the questions only

Innocent VIII: BULL Summis desiderantes

October 1 - EMH chap. 9 - 284-325.


October 4 - EMH chap. 10 - 326-363.


October 8 - EMH chap. 11 - 364-401.
 

October 11 - EMH chap. 12 - 402-437.
 
October 15 - Hendricks' Days
 
October 18 - EMH chap. 13 - 438-483.
 

October 22 - Final Chapter from Cameron, Early Modern History, Sent as Pdf
Read One of the following closely and skim the other two:
cahiers de doliances, Clergy of Blois
cahiers de doliances, Nobility of Blois
cahiers de doliances, Third Estate of Versailles


October 25 - 19th Century Politics and Historiography of the French Revolution
Readings:
Robert Gildea, Barricades and Borders, 35-57, 83-103, or 213-243.
Higonnet, Patrice L. R. Terror, Trauma and the 'Young Marx' Explanation of Jacobin Politics Past & Present - Number 191, May 2006, pp. 121-164.
TAKE TWO

October 29 - 19th Century Culture - From Romanticism to its Destruction
Readings:
Gildea, Barricades and Borders, 104-115, 123-140, 262-276, and 373-395.

 November 1 - Industrialization and the Economy
Readings:
Gildea, Barricades and Borders, Two of the following: 3-34, 141-170, or 277-312.

November 5 - European Colonialism
Readings:
Gildea, Barricades and Borders,333-350.
Crisis of the 17th Century

For All These Topics, See the Reading List on the Main Courses Page
These will all be student presentation days
November 8 - Historiography:

November 12 -
Historiography:

November 15 -
Historiography:

November 19 -
Historiography:

November 22 -
Readings about Turkeys:
Pleck, Elizabeth. “The Making of the Domestic Occasion: The History of Thanksgiving in the United States.” Journal of Social History 32, no. 4 (Summer 1999): 773–789.  JSTOR

November 26 -
Historiography:
 
November 29 - Historiography:


December 3 - Final Day - Class wrap-up Evaluations, etc.

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