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HIST1002 Tradition and Transformation in Western History

2021-2022年度 第二學期

時間星期五 8:30am - 10:15am

地點Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA) LT7

語言英語

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

助教 TAM, Hiu Man (1155108534@link.cuhk.edu.hk)
MANG, Ming Fai 1155108628@link.cuhk.edu.hk

課程大綱

Class 1:  Ancient Greeks and Hebrews

 

Class 2: Ancient Rome, from Republic to Empire

Plutarch, The Parallel Lives, “The Life of Julius Caesar”, chapters 1, 2,15-23, 32.

 

Class 3: Medieval Europe I

Einhard, The Life of Charlemagne (selection).

St. Augustine, The City of God, Book I, Sections 7-9.

 

Class 4: Medieval Europe II

Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron (selection).

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 includes the materials of weeks 1-4, focusing on the primary source readings, and the lectures.

Martin Luther, The 95 Theses.

St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre(24 Aug 1572) eyewitness descriptions.

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

John 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.

The United States Declaration of Independence

 

Class 7: The French Revolution and Napoleon

The Declaration of the Rights of man

Maximilien Robespierre, “On Political Morality”.

 

Class 8. Industrialization

Friederich Engels, The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844 (selection).

 

Class 9: Nineteenth-Century Europe

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

Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil (selection):

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, Seneca Falls Conference, 1848.

 

Class 11: Colonization

Rudyard Kipling, “The White Man’s Burden”.

George Orwell, “Shooting an Elephant”.

 

Class 12: The Path to War

There will be a short test at the start of class. The test includes 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%

  • Class 5    10% 
  • Class 9    30% 
  • Class 12   15% 

 

Take-home exam: 20%

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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