History Day 1

History Day 1 - History Day 1 The Great Tradition: Course...

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History Day 1 The Great Tradition: Course Overview 3 meta narratives: secularization, rise of modernity (contemporary, the world in the 19 th and 20 th centuries), globalization and its discontents I. Secularization of Elite Culture a. Indirect in era of religious controversy b. Direct in scientific revolution c. Direct in the 17 th century political crisis d. Direct in the “enlightenment”- viewed the roman catholic church as the enemy for forcing truth that could not be backed up scientifically II. The development of Modernity a. Starts with enlightenment-begin the process of the world we live in b. The French revolution and the “nation state” c. Positivist science d. Liberalism-ron paul e. Industrial revolution f. Demographic and urban revolution-fall of the death rate and increase of population, advantage of births over deaths-towns and cities, no society until 1650’s III. Globalization a. Formation of the European world system b. Second empires, post 1850 c. World wars and the end of the European world system
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