307 - World History Lecture Notes 10/3/07 Proposition to be...

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World History Lecture Notes 10/3/07 Proposition to be Debated: Silverblatt’s book and our discussion of it in class offer a persuasive alternativ e to: (a) dominant accounts in the United States of the Incas and the Spanish conquest and (b) the ways these accounts encourage us to think and act - regarding issues of class, gender, ecology and the West’s relationship to wider world - not only in the past but also in the present and the future. ( c) Emperor’s New Groove A) Dominant Accounts – (pg. 214-215) on why Silverblatt wrote this book - “the dominant ideologies of the social sciences have a selective memory…. It is a part of our common sense of the past of our awareness of time and change. And that historical common sense…often unstated and assumed…presupposes that history is not made by our world’s ‘others.” “others, including women and the colonized, are [treated as] people without history. -
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course HIST/MATH 79-104 and taught by Professor Rouse,katerina during the Fall '08 term at Carnegie Mellon.

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