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Academic Year 2005/2006
Models of Imperialism and Globalization
HIST 389 SP
This course investigates the ways in which scholars have attempted to construct thematic understandings of world history, with particular emphasis on accounts of Western imperialism and Western domination of the
The course will focus first on Marxist writers and their critics but will move on to consider views of neo-conservatives, liberals, world historians, postmodernists, postcolonialists, and globalization theorists.
Wallerstein, THE MODERN WORLD SYSTEM
Pomper, et. al., WORLD HISTORY
A.G. Frank, "The Development of Underdevelopment"
J.A. Hobson, IMPERIALISM
V.I. Lenin, IMPERIALISM: THE HIGHEST STAGE OF CAPITALISM
W. McNeill, PLAGUES AND
A. Nandy, HISTORY'S FORGOTTEN DOUBLES
F. Fukuyama, THE END OF HISTORY AND THE LAST MAN
M. Weber, THE PROTESTANT ETHIC
S. Huntington, THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS
M. Waters, GLOBALIZATION
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
At least six short papers (1-2 pages) and one long paper (20+ pages). All papers are theoretical. No examinations.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
No late papers, no incompletes.
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