Readings

SES # TOPICS READINGS
1 Introduction  
2 Conceptualizing “the global”

Mazlish, Bruce, and Ralph Buultjens, eds. Conceptualizing Global History. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780974369235.

Mazlish, Bruce. “ The New Global History .”

Gills, Barry, and William Thompson, eds. Globalization and Global History. New York, NY: Routledge, 2006, chapters 1-2. ISBN: 9780415701365.

Fuglestad, Finn. The Ambiguities of History: The Problem of Ethnocentrism in Historical Writing. Oslo, Norway: Oslo Academic Press, 2005. ISBN: 9788274772045.

Jarzombek, Mark. “A Prolegomenon to Critical Historiography.” In The Psychologizing of Modernity: Art, Architecture and History. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780521582384. Also in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 58, no. 4 (December 1999): 488-493.

3 Comparative “globality” in architectural history textbooks

Bergdoll, Barry. European Architecture 1750-1890. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780192842220.

Canizares-Esguerra, Jorge, and Erik Seeman, eds. The Atlantic in Global History: 1500-2000. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007. ISBN: 9780131927148.

Trachtenberg, Marvin, and Isabelle Hyman. Architecture: From Prehistory to Postmodernity. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002. ISBN: 9780810906075.

Kostof, Spiro. A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780195083798.

Scully, Vincent. Architecture: The Natural and the Manmade. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1991. ISBN: 9780312062927.

Stavrianos, Leften. A Global History: From Prehistory to the 21st Century. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999. ISBN: 9780139238970.

Stokstad, Marilyn. Art History. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2007. ISBN: 9780132250672.

4 The global and art history

Elkins, James, ed. Is Art History Global? New York, NY: Routledge, 2007. ISBN: 9780415977852.

Dussel, Enrique. “Beyond Eurocentrism: The World-System and the Limits of Modernity.” In The Cultures of Globalization. Edited by Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780822321699.

5 Euro-centrism and ethno-centrism

Preiswork, Roy, and Dominique Perrot. Ethnocentrism and History: Africa, Asia, and Indian America in Western Textbooks. New York, NY: NOK Publishers, 1978. ISBN: 9780883570715.

Baudet, E. H. P. Paradise on Earth: Some Thoughts on European Images of Non-European Man. Translated by Elizabeth Wentholt. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1965.

Rüsen, Jörn. “How to Overcome Ethnocentrism: Approaches to a Culture of Recognition by History in the Twenty-First Century.” History and Theory: Studies in the Philosophy of History 43 (2004): 118-129.

6 Large perspective histories

Kurlansky, Mark. Salt: A World History. New York, NY: Penguin, 2003. ISBN: 9780142001615.

Diamond, Jared. Collapse: How Societies Choose To Fail or Succeed. New York, NY: Penguin, 2005. ISBN: 9780143036555.

7 Example lecture (the Pantheon: a comparative historiographic analysis)  
8 Some global hot points

Esherick, Joseph. Empire to Nation. Historical Perspectives on the Making of the Modern World. London, UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006. ISBN: 9780742540316.

Inikori, Joseph. “Africa and the Globalization Process: Western Africa, 1450-1850.” Journal of Global History 2, no. 1 (2007): 63-86.

Thompson, Andrew. The Empire Strikes Back? The Impact of Imperialism on Britain from the Mid-Nineteenth Century. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Longman, 2005. ISBN: 9780582438293.

Topik, Steven, Carlos Marichal, and Zephyr Frank, eds. From Silver to Cocaine: Latin American Commodity Chains and the Building of the World Economy, 1500-2000. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780822337669.

Vink, Markus. “Indian Ocean Studies and the ‘New Thalassology’.” Journal of Global History 2 (2007): 41-62.

Jackson, Peter. The Mongols and the West, 1221-1410. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Longman, 2005. ISBN: 9780582368965.

9 Some global hot points (cont.)

Prange, Sebastian. “‘Trust in God, but Tie Your Camel First.’ The Economic Organization of the Trans-Saharan Slave Trade Between the Fourteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.” Journal of Global History 1 (2006): 219-239.

Gills, Barry, and William Thompson, eds. Globalization and Global History. New York, NY: Routledge, 2006, chapters 8-9. ISBN: 9780415701365.

10 Discussion  
11 Student presentations  
12 Student presentations (cont.)  
13 Student presentations (cont.)  

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