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Locating World History in Time and Environment
“If you would understandanything, observe its beginningand its development.”                 Aristotle
Part One:What is the point?
Memory
Memory is thetreasury andguardian of allthings.    Cicero
Without a memory, wouldyou recognize your family?
Recognize your house?
Know which friendsto lend money?
Know who, and who NOT to, love…
Be the personyou are?
How does thisthen apply to all ofus together?
The answer is thereason we study world history.
Part Two:Habits of Mind
Still dontget it?
“Intellectual growthshould commence at birthand cease only at death.”          Albert Einstein
Historymakes usbetterthinkers.
Worldviews shape perspectives
Analysis
Imagination
Communication
Commitment
Joy
Part Three:Periodization
So, what are we going to study?
The World
Old
New
Information Overload?
Valid Comparisons?
Peter Griffin invented the wheel?
Frazzled?
Basis for Comparison
Geographic Regions
Forces cut   across societies
MeasuringChange
Measuring Continuity
Five MajorThemes
Patterns and impacts of interaction
Impact oftechnology,economics, anddemography
Systems of socialstructure andgender structure
Cultural, intellectual, andreligious developments andinteractions
Changes in functions andstructures of states
Periodization
Foundations:8000BCE-600CE
Post ClassicalCivilizations: 600-1450CE
Beginnings of theModern World:1450-1750CE
Age ofRevolution:1750-1914CE
The Modern World:1914-2010CE
and now…the beginning…
Locating world history in time and environment
Locating world history in time and environment
Locating world history in time and environment
Locating world history in time and environment
Locating world history in time and environment
Locating world history in time and environment
Locating world history in time and environment
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Locating world history in time and environment

  1. 1. Locating World History in Time and Environment
  2. 2. “If you would understandanything, observe its beginningand its development.” Aristotle
  3. 3. Part One:What is the point?
  4. 4. Memory
  5. 5. Memory is thetreasury andguardian of allthings. Cicero
  6. 6. Without a memory, wouldyou recognize your family?
  7. 7. Recognize your house?
  8. 8. Know which friendsto lend money?
  9. 9. Know who, and who NOT to, love…
  10. 10. Be the personyou are?
  11. 11. How does thisthen apply to all ofus together?
  12. 12. The answer is thereason we study world history.
  13. 13. Part Two:Habits of Mind
  14. 14. Still dontget it?
  15. 15. “Intellectual growthshould commence at birthand cease only at death.” Albert Einstein
  16. 16. Historymakes usbetterthinkers.
  17. 17. Worldviews shape perspectives
  18. 18. Analysis
  19. 19. Imagination
  20. 20. Communication
  21. 21. Commitment
  22. 22. Joy
  23. 23. Part Three:Periodization
  24. 24. So, what are we going to study?
  25. 25. The World
  26. 26. Old
  27. 27. New
  28. 28. Information Overload?
  29. 29. Valid Comparisons?
  30. 30. Peter Griffin invented the wheel?
  31. 31. Frazzled?
  32. 32. Basis for Comparison
  33. 33. Geographic Regions
  34. 34. Forces cut across societies
  35. 35. MeasuringChange
  36. 36. Measuring Continuity
  37. 37. Five MajorThemes
  38. 38. Patterns and impacts of interaction
  39. 39. Impact oftechnology,economics, anddemography
  40. 40. Systems of socialstructure andgender structure
  41. 41. Cultural, intellectual, andreligious developments andinteractions
  42. 42. Changes in functions andstructures of states
  43. 43. Periodization
  44. 44. Foundations:8000BCE-600CE
  45. 45. Post ClassicalCivilizations: 600-1450CE
  46. 46. Beginnings of theModern World:1450-1750CE
  47. 47. Age ofRevolution:1750-1914CE
  48. 48. The Modern World:1914-2010CE
  49. 49. and now…the beginning…

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