Wright State University

                                                   History 1200--Modern Europe

                                                                 Fall 2014

 

Christopher Oldstone-Moore

Millett Hall 368

christopher.oldstone-moore@wright.edu

Office Hours: T/TH  10:30 am-12 noon

 

 

 

Requirements                                                                           

 

DATE

SESSION

READING

DUE

Tues. Aug 26

Introduction

 

Thurs. Aug 28

Renaissance Humanism

West: 339-350

Online Lecture

Quiz

Tues. Sept 2

Humanism and art and politics

West: 350-57

Machiavelli

Questions

Thurs. Sept 4

Exploration and Exploitation

West: 367-73

Quiz

Tues. Sept 9

The Reformation

West: 379-94

Luther: Christian Liberty

Loyola: Spiritual Exercises

Questions

Thurs. Sept 11

Confessional States

West: 394-414

Quiz

Tues. Sept 16

Common People in Fearful Times

Trial of Suzanne Gaudry

Writing Day

Questions

Thurs. Sept 18

Absolutism and Constitutionalism

West: 421-36

Quiz

Tues. Sept 23

Scientific Revolution

West: 451-69

Galileo: Letter

Questions

Thurs. Sept 25

Exam I

 

Tues. Sept 30

Enlightenment

West: 475-90

Quiz

Thurs. Oct 2

Enlightenment Ideas

Locke and Rousseau on Education

Questions

Tues. Oct 7

Political Revolutions

West: 499-516

Quiz

Thurs. Oct 9

Industrial Revolution

West: 531-53

Views of Factory Life

Writing Day

Questions

Tues. Oct 14

Ideas of Progress

West: 559-83 

J.S. Mill On Liberty

Quiz

Thurs. Oct 16

Triumph of Nationalism

West: 516-21

             587-600; 611-14

Quiz

Tues. Oct 21

Modernism and the Masses

West: 634-42

Songs of Tin Pan Alley

 Questions

Thurs. Oct 23

Imperialism

West: 619-31

Quiz

Tues. Oct 28

Imperialist Ideals

Karl Pearson, National Life

Baden-Powell: Scouting

Questions

Thurs. Oct 30

Exam 2

Quiz

Tues. Nov 4

Total War

Remarque chaps. 1-5

Writing Day

Questions

Thurs. Nov 6

Versailles and Modernism

West: 669-84

Quiz

Tues. Nov 11

NO CLASS—VeteranŐs Day

 

Thurs. Nov 13

Discussion: All Quiet

Finish Remarque

Questions

Tues. Nov 18

Fascism and World War II

West: 684-731

Quiz

 Thurs. Nov 20

Cold War and Decolonization

West: 739-66

Gandhi

Quiz

Tues. Nov 25

A New Liberalism

Songs of the 60s

Writing Day

Questions

THANKSGIVING BREAK

 

Tues. Dec. 2

European Union after 1989

West: 771-87

Quiz

Thurs. Dec. 4

Future of the West

West: 788-97

Questions

Tues. Dec. 9

Final Exam at 12:30 pm

Art Review Guide