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SUBJECT: HIST 150—The West in the World ASSIGNMENT TWELVE: Core (Great) Ideas. READING ASSIGNMENT: Textbook : Marvin Perry, Western Civilization, A Brief History , 6 th ed., Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008, chapters 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, and 19, especially pp. 449-58. NOTE: The chapters listed above were marked with an * where they were part of an assignment. These chapters focus on the major themes and ideas that recur throughout the text. Pick out two core(great) ideas from each of these chapters (2,3,5,7,8,10,13,15,17, & 19) for a total of 20 core(great) ideas . Each idea must be described and then indicate why the idea is important. For example, your format should look like this for each chapter. Idea : This should consist of one or two words, i.e., be brief. It must be an idea, not a person. Description : This should consist of a paragraph in which you describe the idea. Anyone familiar with the material should be able to cover up the idea and be able to recognize it from the
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Unformatted text preview: description. Why the Idea is Important : This consists of a rationale for why you chose the idea, i.e, why you consider it important in history. Remember you must have two ideas, descriptions and rationales for each chapter . Chapter *2 (Hebrews), pp. 22-31. Chapter *3 (Greece), pp. 33-67. Chapter *5 (Early Christianity), pp. 97-113. Chapter *7 (Medieval Civilization), pp. 147-67. Chapter *8 (Renaissance/Reformation), pp. 172-95. Chapter*10 (Scientific Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment), pp. 221-45. Chapter *13 (Thought and Culture in the Early Nineteenth Century), pp. 289-303. Chapter *15 (Thought and Culture in the Mid-Nineteenth Century), pp. 326-38. Chapter *17 (Modern Consciousness), pp. 371-88. Chapter *19 (An Era of Totalitarianism and Artists and Intellectuals). pp. 423-58....
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