Rejection of Teleological View of History.
Interaction between Mankind and Environment.
Interaction through Trade
The Individual in Society
What is it that historians do?
Why is it important?
Is it a Science?
Venice to 1500s
The Sad 4th Crusade
Set up trading route through Constantinople
Importance of this route.
Constantinople fell in 1453.
Exclusion of Italians
The Ottoman Empire
The Turkish Letters
Independence of Turks
1453 Mehmed II
Quickly became power i
China: The Hegemony of the East
Advocated rule by highly educated Males
5 Links for a harmonious society
Minority is fit to rule
Treats his betters as betters; Wears an air of respect; who serving his father
The Spice Market
Marketplace in Early Modern Europe
Wealth of the spice trade
Why was spice so valuable?
Where did it come from?
Muhammad shutting the East in 7th c. AD
Way for spices to get to Europe
Eastern Jews; Western Jews; Zionism
The Ostjude (1800-1880)
Traditional Society (strong social solidarity)
Enlightenment and assimilation in West
Germany most vividly experienced
Ghetto became a dual symbol of Western progress and oppre
World War 1
German and Jewish Soldiers on Eastern Front
The Treaty of Versailles
Clemenceau, George, Wilson
Humiliation of Germany and Austria
Creation of a Weak Middle of Europe
Reparations and Territory (how to
Rapid coinage of ism
Examples (began in the 1820s)
What does Ism mean?
Dynamism of Transition
Germany and Austria
In China and America
Life Experiences Growing Up
Toward Antisemitism, Art, and Nationalism
World War I and his experiences
Adolf Hitler joins the National Socialistic Party
Beer Hall Putsch and Mein Kampf
Rebuilding the Party
Siezure of Power 1
Imperialism around the World
The White Mans Burden
Power of West
Industry, Economy, Technology
The policy of extending the rule or authority of a nation over foreign countries
World Civilization since 1600
WHO 1022 TR 8-915
Dr. Gregory Shealy
It is impossible to teach a class or write a book that comprehensively deals with all the worlds
inhabitants over the span of 400 years. This is not what this class seeks t
The final research paper is the capstone of this course. You will be required to write an
independent paper on a topic of your own choosing that is a minimum of ten pages long. You
can choose any topic that falls in the purview of this class, butyou will