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HIST1002 Tradition and Transformation in Western History

時間星期五, 8:30am - 10:15am

地點LT6, YIA

語言英语

課程講師 孫達文 ((852) 3943 1765 / ncshust@cuhk.edu.hk)

助教 CHIANG Keng Pu & FONG Wai Man (1155070217@link.cuhk.edu.hk)

課程大綱

Date

Class

Topic

Quiz

Tutorial

10 Jan

1

Ancient Greeks and Hebrews 

 

 

17 Jan

2

Ancient Rome

 

 

24 Jan

Chinese New Year

31 Jan

3

Medieval Europe 1

 

 

7 Feb

4

Medieval Europe 2

 

 

14 Feb

5

Renaissance, Reformation, and the Scientific Revolution

 ✓

 

21 Feb

6

The Anglophone World: Crisis, Growth, Crisis

 

28 Feb

7

French Revolution and Napoleon

 

6 Mar

8

Industrialization

 

13 Mar

9

Nineteenth-Century Europe

 

20 Mar

10

Nineteenth-Century United States

 

27 Mar

11

Colonization

 

 

3 Apr

Reading Week

10 Apr

Easter Holiday

17 Apr

12

The Path to War

 

20 or 21 Apr

13

 Summary and recap

 

 

 

Class 1:  Ancient Greeks and Hebrews 

 

Class 2: Ancient Rome, from Republic to Empire

 Plutarch, Life of Caesar, chapters 1, 2, 15-23, 32

 

Class 3: Medieval Europe 1

Einhard – life of charlemagne 

St. Augustine, City of God, Book First, sections 7,8,9, 

 

Class 4: Medieval Europe 2

Boccacio     

Anonimalle Chronicle: English Peasants’ Revolt 1381 

 

Class 5: Renaissance, Reformation, and the Scientific Revolution

There will be a short test at the start of class. The test include the material of weeks 1-4, focusing on the primary source readings, and the lectures.

Luther, “95 Theses”

St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre eyewitness descriptions 

Class 6: The Anglophone World : Crisis, Growth, Crisis

Locke, Second Treatise of Government, Book II Chapter 1 (all), Chapter 7 sections 87-89,  Chapter 7 sections 95-98, Chapter 9 section 123, Chapter 19 sections 222-223 

Declaration of Independence

 

Class 7: The French Revolution and Napoleon

Declaration of the Rights of man

Robespierre on Political Morality

 

Class 8. Industrialization

Engels, The Condition of the English Working Class 

 

Class 9: Nineteenth-Century Europe

There will be a short test at the start of class. The test include the material of weeks 1-8, focusing on the primary source readings, and the lectures.

Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil, selections:

http://fleursdumal.org/poem/156

http://fleursdumal.org/poem/215

http://fleursdumal.org/poem/202

http://fleursdumal.org/poem/321

Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto, Preface and Chapter 1

 

Class 10: Nineteenth-century United States 

Frederick Douglass, “What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?”

The Declaration of Sentiments

Class 11: Colonization

Kipling, The White Man’s Burden

Orwell, “Shooting an Elephant”

 

Class 12: The Path to War

There will be a short test at the start of class. The test include the material of weeks 9-12, focusing on the primary source readings, and the lectures.

 

Class 13: Summary and Recap

課程評核及作業

Tutorial: 25%

 

Tests: 55%

  • 14 February (Class 5) 10% 
  • 13 March (Class 9)  30% 
  • 17 April (Class 12) 15% 

 

Take-home exam: 20% [Questions sent out on 17 April (Class 12)] 

導修

Students have to sign up for one group and attend ALL tutorials classes as it accounts for 25% of the final grade. 

Change of groups is not accepted after enrollment. 

 

More details will be announced. 

學術著作誠信

請注意大學有關學術著作誠信的政策和規則,及適用於犯規事例的紀律指引和程序。詳情可瀏覽網址:http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/

學生遞交作業時,必須連同已簽署的聲明一併提交,表示他們知道有關政策、規則、指引及程序。

  • 如屬小組習作,則所有組員均須簽署聲明;所有組員(不論有否簽署聲明及不論有否直接或間接撰寫有問題的內容)均須負上集體責任及受到懲處。
  • 如作業以電腦製作、內容以文字為主,並經由大學「維誠」系統 (VeriGuide) 提交者,學生將作業的電子檔案上載到系統後,便會獲得收據,收據上已列明有關聲明。

未有夾附簽署妥當的聲明的作業,老師將不予批閱。

學生只須提交作業的最終版本。

學生將作業或作業的一部份用於超過一個用途(例如:同時符合兩科的要求)而沒有作出聲明會被視為未有聲明重覆使用作業。學生重覆使用其著作的措辭或某一、二句句子很常見,並可以接受,惟重覆使用全部內容則構成問題。在任何情況下,須先獲得相關老師同意方可提交作業。

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