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Unformatted text preview: 09/01/2008 14:00:00 The `Great Man' Theory Presupposes that important individuals affect important events Martin Luther King French Revolution o Proximate cause: Louis XIV's bad leadership o Underlying causes: Enlightenment ideas changing economic conditions (rise of a new socioeconomic class, the bourgeoisie) Napoleon o Rise of nationalism, new military regime Why should we care? Hitler o P. cause: Rejected from art school o U. cause: Economic situation, nationalism, political instability 09/01/2008 14:00:00 09/01/2008 14:00:00 ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2008 for the course MMW 5 taught by Professor Cassedy during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.
- Winter '08