Saigo Takamori: A True Patriot
Saigo Takamori, considered by some to be one of the greatest heroes in Japanese history,
played a significant role in overthrowing the Tokugawa shogunate, an event many consider a
watershed moment in Japanese hist
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Paper #1: The Meanings of Human and Inhuman
Your Paper is Due Monday, September 22nd at the START of Class!
For your first writing assignment, please write a 3-4 page response to the following prompt. Your
paper will be graded based on how completely and
Operation Valkyrie: A Courageous Attempt on Hitlers Life
During the period of Hitlers rise to power in Germany, few people were aware of the
opposition to him and his party within the country. During this span of time, the world believed
Paper #4: Cruise-ing Through History: The Final Voyage
Your Paper is Due Wednesday, December 10th at 11:59 pm via email!
For your final writing assignment, please write a 5-6 page response to the following prompt. This
essay will be worth 20% of your fina
79-104/2 Global Histories
Dramatic Re-enactment: The Modern World through Film
Fall Semester 2014
Monday, Wednesday 1:30pm2:20pm, Doherty Hall 2315
Teaching Staff Information
Instructor: Dr. Ricky Law
Office: Baker Hall 238B
A Cruise Through The Past
There is no successful present without lessons from the past and no prosperous future
without learning how to live with our past. Thus, even in this advanced technological era, history
is a significant subject for many
Paper #2: Loyalty, Treason, and the Modernization of Japan
Your Paper is Due Monday, October 6th at the START of Class!
For your second writing assignment, please write a 3-4 page response to the following prompt.
This essay will be worth 16% of your fina
Paper #3: Heroes and Hitler
Your Paper is Due Monday, October 27th at the START of Class!
For your third writing assignment, please write a 4-5 page response to the following prompt. This
essay will be worth 18% of your final grade. Your paper will be gra