History 152

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Week
Topic
Reading
Exercises
1 (7/5-7/8)
A World History Approach
Marks Introduction
Marks Chapter 1
McKay Chapter 16
Discussion/summary
2 (7/11-7/15)
The “Biological Old Regime”
Marks Chapter 2
McKay Chapter 21
Discussion/summary
3 (7/18-7/22)
Early Globalization
Marks Chapter 3
McKay Ch. 17, 18, 19, 20
Discussion/summary
4 (7/25-7/29)
Revolutions in Organization and Production
Marks Chapter 4
McKay Ch. 22, 23, 24
Discussion/summary
5 (8/1-8/5)
A Growing Difference
Marks Chapter 5
McKay Ch. 25, 26 & 27
Discussion/summary
6 (8/8-8/12)
The Great Departure
Marks Chapter 6
McKay Ch. 28, 29, 30, 31, 32
Discussion/summary

History 152 Fall 2008 Learning Community Syllabus
History 152 syllabus by piece project
152 Summer 2007 Syllabus
152 Summer 2008 Syllabus
152 Summer 2008 Course Schedule
152 Spring 2015 Syllabus

The State of the World, 1500 CE

16th Century (1500-1601)

Ming Dynasty Politics China (1368-1644)
Ming-era Commercial Revolution (1405-1644)
The Seven Great Voyages of Zheng He (1405-1433)
Warring States Politics Japan (1347-1598)
Europe's Age of Discovery 1450-1550
State Formation in Europe (1066-1688)
First Phase of Colonialism (1488-1789) [to be filled]
Protestant Reformation in Europe (1450-1688)
The Development of a Market Trade System (1400-1500) [empty]
Africa from 1500 to 1850


17th Century

Scientific Revolution in Europe (1600-1750) [empty]
Enlightenment Thinkers and Human Government
Islamic Gunpowder Empires (1350's -1918)
Qing Dynasty China (1644-1911) [to be filled]

18th Century

Industrial Revolution in Europe (1730-Present) [extensive outline]
Tokugawa Period Japan (1598-1854)
American Revolution (1757-1782)
1789 - French Revolution
18th Century Society

19th Century



20th Century

Modern Japan and China
Taisho and Showa Japan
WWI
The Western Front
The Russian Revolution
The Home Front
The Peace Treaties
The Great Depression
Stalin's Solution
Nazis
WWII
WWII As a Modern War
Characterizing WWII [extensive outline]
Postwar Financial System
Postwar East Asia
The Occupation of Japan
The Cold War
Cold War Strategy and Ideology
1949
Korean War


Syllabus