Industrialization and Capitalist Societies
I. Industrious Revolutions
A. A long, uneven, and continuing process more than a revolution, characterized by
increasing labor and output. Agricultural changes, new forms of finance, expanded
manual labor, and po
Peoples Struggles and Nation Building: 1815-1871
I. Complicated 19th c. political history can be organized around the rhetoric of the 1789 French
A. The terms and ideas of the Revolution spread through global trade connections and
The French Revolution: Part One
The Significance of War & Monarchy in the French Revolution
What is historiography, and why do we care?
The history of history, or what historians have written about history over time.
History as we learn it reflects diff
Early Modern Europe
I. Marked by a theocratic worldview. Truth flows from divine revelation.
A. Theocratic justification for political hierarchy
1. Divine bloodlines transferred through marriage and
B. Different sense of time: seasonal and ci
Science and the Enlightenment
I. Intellectual Revolutions promote and are promoted by the modernizing changes triggered by
European imperial expansion.
A. Questioning authority of church.
B. Empowering merchants and dynastic states.
C. But occurs only gra
I. European expansion
A. Europe becomes Europe in the process of leaving the geographical Europe in the
process of trade and imperial expansion.
1. Mountains, peninsulas, islands creating pockets of cultural isolation.