45+Week+6+Lecture+2 - Spread of Islam, St Thomas Aquinas

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Unformatted text preview: IAS 45 Survey of World History Week 6 Lecture 2: Instructor: Joseph W.H. Lough Phone: 510.219.6569 • email: [email protected] Office Hours: Tues. 1-5 125 Stephens Hall GSIs: Rachel Brahinsky [email protected] Patrick Hazelton [email protected] Johntell Washington [email protected] Review • China and Rome: How Empires are Built • The Qin Dynasty – Administration and Control – Economic and Social Conditions – The Xiongnu and the Qin along the Northern Frontier – The Qin Debacle Review • The Course of Empires – Long ago, in a Galaxy far, far away . . . – The collapse of the Roman and Chinese Empires left permanent scars on the successor empires of both • how to preserve empires without monumental expenditures of personnel and material wealth • how to preserve empires with monumental expenditures of personnel and material wealth • do empires necessarily implode? Review • The Han Dynasty – Foundations of Han Power – Expansion of the Empire and the Silk Road – Social Convulsions and the Usurper – Natural Disaster and Rebellion – The Later Han Dynasty • The Roman Empire – Foundations of the Roman Empire Review • The Roman Empire – Emperors, Authoritarian Rule, and Administration – Town and City Life – Mass Entertainment – Social and Gender Relations – Economy and New Scales of Production – The Limits of Empire Review • The Emergence of the Christian Religion • Universal Religions and Common Cultures • Empires and Religious Change in Western Asia • The Silk Road • Faith and Cultures in the Worlds Apart • Religions, Empires, Agricultural Revolutions • The Origins and Spread of Islam Preview • Your Paper: Writing a Problem Formation – The pictorial version – The narrative version is posted on bSpace • The Origins and Spread of Islam • St Thomas Aquinas Basic Meaning Structures • People read for a wide variety of reasons – to tap into a feeling: passion, fear, anger, longing – to recall . . . what I have written down – to be entertained – to be informed – to evaluate an employee’s (or student’s) grasp of a subject – to fulfill a course requirement Basic Meaning Structures: Problem Formations • Academics and Professionals read and write for an entirely different reason • Which means . . . • If we have been taught to write in order to • Then we are not writing for our intended audience express ourselves inform work it out recall/remind evaluate fulfill a requirement Basic Meaning Structures: Problem Formations • And they say . . . My name is . . . • I live in Hollywood, California • I’m a movie star • The name of my movie is . . ....
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