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45 Week 7 Lecture 1 - IAS 45 Survey of World History Week 7 Lecture 1 Instructor Joseph W.H Lough Phone 510.219.6569 email

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IAS 45 Survey of World History Week 7 Lecture 1: 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]
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Review Your Paper: Writing a Problem Formation The pictorial version The narrative version is posted on bSpace The Origins and Spread of Islam
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Preview The Emergence of Capitalism in western Europe The Emergence of Capitalism outside of western Europe Why do we have such a hard time reading and comprehending St Thomas? What is Rabelaisian laughter and why is it so terrifying?
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Preview Why did western Europe suddenly awake from its slumber? Why should Christ’s representative on earth not also be among the earth’s most savage princes?
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The Emergence of Capitalism Circle back next lecture to capture pre- Colombian Americas: 1491 how is the explosion in western Europe in the 14 th century related to its explosion out of western Europe beginning in the late 15 th and early 16 th centuries Capitalism emerges in western Europe most distinctive about Europe for next half millennium and more
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The Emergence of Capitalism Capitalism emerges in western Europe western Europe prior to 14 th century has a “culture” (several); but no civilization The fate of western European peoples and cultures prefigures the fates of peoples and cultures outside of western Europe from the 15 th c. forwards
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The Emergence of Capitalism The fate of western European peoples and cultures prefigures the fates of peoples and cultures outside of western Europe from the 15 th c. forwards not identical capitalism shapes are reshapes long-standing powerful preexisting empires differently than face- to-face or Neolithic cultures
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The Emergence of Capitalism The fate of non-western European peoples and cultures not identical non-capitalist empires in Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Indian sub-continent do not simply resist the destruction of their traditions and civilizations non-capitalist social formations are complex and highly differentiated some communities will see advantages to making common cause with invaders
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The Emergence of Capitalism The fate of non-western European peoples and cultures not identical complex and highly differentiated social formations some communities will see advantages to borrowing and retooling innovations for their own interests expansive character of capitalism versus sustainable character of non-capitalist social formations non-western civilizations are reasonably self- sufficient there is no reason for them not to stand up reasonably well to pressures to adopt capitalism
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The Emergence of Capitalism The fate of non-western European peoples and cultures not identical Face-to-face and Neolithic communities fare
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45 Week 7 Lecture 1 - IAS 45 Survey of World History Week 7 Lecture 1 Instructor Joseph W.H Lough Phone 510.219.6569 email

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