HIS 309L • Western Civilization in Modern Times-Plan II
Restricted to students registered under Plan II for the BA Degree. This course provides an overview of the period from 1492 to the present. What does it mean to be
Coffin and Stacey. Western Civilizations vol. II (15h edition) Bernard Lewis, Cultures in Conflict: Christians, Muslims, and Jews in the Age of Discovery Tony Grafton, The Old World and the New (excerpts) Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness (Norton Critical Edition) Virgina Woolf, A Room of One's Own Hannah Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem Additional reading from Martin Luther, Filmer, Locke, and Hobbes; Adam Smith, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and others will be on the web and on reserve.