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Syllabus Modern European History - 54821
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HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: European Studies

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Oded Steinberg

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Coordinator Office Hours: Appointment by e-mail

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Oded Steinberg

Course/Module description:
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Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
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Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Lectures

Course/Module Content:
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Required Reading:
Pagden, Anthony. The Idea of Europe : From Antiquity to the European Union. Woodrow Wilson Center Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Chakrabarty, Dipesh. Provincializing Europe : Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference - New Edition. New Edition with a New Preface by the Author ed. Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History. Princeton, NJ, 2009 , introduction

ג'יניאו ר', הקולוניאליזם
האירופאי, ע' 90-9
גלנר א', לאומים ולאומיות, ע' 90-15
הובסבאום א', לאומיות ולאומים, ע' 124-41, 154-125
רייס יו' פ' וגרפטון א', אירופה בראשית העת החדשה: 1559-1460, ע' 97-69
Bartlett Robert, The Making of Europe. Conquest, Colonization and Cultural Change, 950-1350, pp. 293-314.
Milton Friedman, The World is Flat, pp. 3-47;
Francis Fukuyama, "The End of History?" The National Interest (Summer 1989)
Furet Francois, Revolutionary France 1770-1880, pp. 3-40;
Hobbes Thomas, Leviathan, pp. 103-137;
Samuel Hutington, "The Clash of Civilizations" Foreign Affairs (Summer 1993) 22-49;
Locke John, Two treatises of government, pp. 252-294;
Manning P., Migration in World History, pp. 1-15, 109-190
J. Merriman, A History of Modern Europe: From renaissance to the Present, pp. 863-1103;
Simpson W. & M. Jones, Europe 1783-1914, pp. 1-191, 209-243, 262-285, 401-441;
Smith A., "The 'Golden Age' and National Renewal" in: Hosking G. & Schopflin G. (eds.), Myth and Nationhood, pp. 36-59;
Rousseau J-J., Du Contract Social
The Yalta Conference, Feb. 1945;
Winston S. Churchill: "Iron Curtain Speech", March 5, 1946;
The Truman Doctrine, 1947;
The Brezhnev Doctrine, 1968

Additional Reading Material:
Kuhn Thomas S., The Structure of Scientific Revolutions(מומלץ)
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations (מומלץ)

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 20 %
Project work 60 %
Assignments 20 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
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