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  1. Week 1: Approaches to Global History 25 items
    1. General Reading 25 items
      1. After Tamerlane: How Empires Rise and Fall - John Darwin 2008

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      2. Writing History in the Global Era - Lynn Hunt 2015

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      3. The Age of Revolutions in Global Context, c. 1760-1840 - David Armitage, Sanjay Subrahmanyam 2009

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      4. Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference - Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper, American Council of Learned Societies c2010 (electronic resource)

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      5. A Brief History of the Human Race - M. A. Cook 2004

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      6. The Muslim empires of the Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals - Stephen Frederic Dale 2010

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      7. Globalization in World History - A. G. Hopkins 2002

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      8. The Inner Life of Empires: an Eighteenth-century History - Emma Rothschild 2011

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      9. Trickster Travels: a Sixteenth-century Muslim between Worlds - Natalie Zemon Davis 2007

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      10. Defining Transnationalism - Patricia Clavin 2005

        Article  Page 421-439

  2. Week 2: Ibn Battuta in India, 1334-1341 18 items
    1. Seminar Readings 2 items
      1. The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World 2009

        Book  Read Tim Mackintosh-Smith, 'Ibn Baṭṭūtah', pp. 485-88.

    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. Ibn Battuta - L. P. Harvey 2007

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      2. The Travels of Ibn Battutah - Tim Mackintosh-Smith, Ibn Battūta 2002

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      3. Travels with a Tangerine: a Journey in the Footnotes of Ibn Battutah - Tim Mackintosh-Smith 2012

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      4. The Hall of a Thousand Columns: Hindustan to Malabar with Ibn Battutah - Tim Mackintosh-Smith 2005

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      5. In Search of Ibn Battuta - Charles Beckingham 1977

        Article  Page 263-277

      6. Islam in South Asia in Practice - Barbara Metcalf 2009

        Book  Read Barbara D. Metcalf, 'Ibn Battuta Meets Shah Jalal al-Din Tabrizi in Bengal', and ibid. 'Ibn Battuta as a Qadi in the Maldives', pp. 138-143, 271-8.

      7. Islam & travel in the Middle Ages - Houari Touati, Lydia G. Cochrane 2010

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    3. On the Delhi Sultanate 7 items
      1. The New Cambridge History of Islam - M. A. Cook 2008

        Book  Read Peter Jackson, ‘Muslim India: the Delhi Sultanate’, pp. 100-127.

      2. Court Cultures in the Muslim world: Seventh to Nineteenth Centuries - Albrecht Fuess, Jan-Peter Hartung 2011

        Book  Read Sunil Kumar, ‘Courts, Capitals and Kingship: Delhi and its Sultans in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries CE’, pp. 123-148.

  3. Week 3: Encountering the Virgin Mary 9 items
    1. Seminar Readings 2 items
    2. Further Reading 7 items
      1. Spiritual Encounters: Interactions Between Christianity and Native Religions in Colonial America - Nicholas Griffiths, Fernando Cervantes 1999

        Book  Read Louise M. Burkhart, 'Here is another Marvel': Marian Miracle Narratives in a Nahuatl Manuscript’, pp. 91-115.

      2. Miraculous Images and Votive Offerings in Mexico - Frank Graziano 2016

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      3. Spiritual Encounters: Interactions Between Christianity and Native Religions in Colonial America - Nicholas Griffiths, Fernando Cervantes 1999

        Book  Read William B. Hart, 'The Kindness of the Blessed Virgin': Faith, Succour, and the Cult of Mary among Christian Hurons and Iroquois, pp. 65-90.

      4. La Conquistadora: the Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and the New Worlds - Amy G. Remensnyder 2014

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  4. Week 4: The Voyages of Zheng He, 1405-1453 12 items
    1. Seminar Readings 2 items
      1. Assembled and introduced by Kevin Reilly, Worlds of History, A Comparative Reader. Volume Two: Since 1400, 2nd edition (Boston, 2004) - Kevin Reilly

        Book  Read Theodore F. Cook Jr., ‘The Chinese Discovery of the New World: Fifteenth Century’, in Robert Cowley (ed.), What if? Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been (New York: Berkeley, 2002), pp. 87 -102; and Ma Huan, ‘On Calicut, India’, in Ma Huan, Ying-yai Shang-lan: The Overall Survey of the Ocean’s Shores, ed. and trans. by Feng Ch’eng-Chun with an introduction by J. V. G. Mills (Bangkok: The White Lotus Press, 1970), pp. 137-44.

    2. Further Reading 10 items
      1. Pseudo History/Weird History: Nationalism and the Internet - Greg Melleuish, Konstantin Sheiko, Stephen Brown 2009

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      2. Mapping the Chinese and Islamic worlds: cross-cultural exchange in pre-modern Asia - Hyunhee Park Park 2015

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  5. Week 5: The Lives and Deaths of Captain Cook 14 items
    1. Seminar Readings 2 items
    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. Islands of history - Marshall Sahlins 1985

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      2. Discoveries: the Voyages of Captain Cook - Nicholas Thomas 2004

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  6. Week 6: Britain, Dahomey, and the Atlantic Slave Trade 14 items
    1. Seminar Readings 2 items
    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. Amazons of Black Sparta: the Women Warriors of Dahomey - Stanley B. Alpern 2011

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  7. Week 8: Revolution in Haiti, 1805 15 items
    1. Seminar Readings 3 items
    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. The Age of Revolutions in Global context, c. 1760-1840 - David Armitage, Sanjay Subrahmanyam 2009

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      2. The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery, 1776-1848 - Robin Blackburn 1988

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      3. Avengers of the New World: the Story of the Haitian Revolution - Laurent Dubois 2004

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      4. Freedom's Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution - Ada Ferrer 2014

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      5. The Making of Haiti: the Saint Domingue Revolution from Below - Carolyn E. Fick 1990

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      6. The World of the Haitian Revolution - David Patrick Geggus, Norman Fiering 2009

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      7. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution - C. L. R. James, James Walvin 2001

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      8. The Emancipation of America - Jaime E. Rodriguez O. 2000

        Article  Read pages 131-152

  8. Week 9: ‘From the Skulls of the Slain’: The Mortal Remains of Empire 11 items
    1. Seminar Readings 2 items
    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. Dark trophies: Hunting and the Enemy Body in Modern War - Simon Harrison 2014

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      2. Severed: a History of Heads Lost and Heads Found - Frances Larson 2015

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  9. Week 10: ‘Fanaticism’ and Anti-Colonialism 11 items
    1. Seminar Readings 2 items
    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. The Insecurity State: Punjab and the Making of Colonial Power in British India - Mark Condos 2017

        Book  Read chapter 3

      2. Colonial Crucible: Empire in the Making of the Modern American State - Alfred W. McCoy, Francisco A. Scarano, American Council of Learned Societies 2009

        Book  Read Joshua Gedacht, "'Mohammedan Religion Made it Necessary to Fire": Massacres on the American Imperial Frontier from South Dakota to the Southern Philippines', pp. 397-409

      3. Necropolitics - Achille Mbembe 2003

        Article  Read pages 11-40

  10. Week 11: The Partition of Africa, 1880-1900 15 items
    1. Seminar Readings 3 items
    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. The Cambridge History of Africa: Vol.6: from 1870-1905 - Roland Anthony Oliver, Neville Sanderson 1985

        Book  Read John Lonsdale, ‘The European Scramble and Conquest in African History’, pp. 680-766

      2. Banditry, Rebellion, and Social Protest in Africa - Donald Crummey 1986

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      3. Protest and Power in Black Africa - Robert I. Rotberg, Ali A. Mazrui 1970

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  11. Week 12: The Balfour Declaration, London and Jerusalem, 1917 34 items
    1. Seminar Readings 3 items
    2. Further Reading: On the Balfour Declaration and its background 26 items
      1. Britain, Palestine, and Empire: the Mandate Years - Rory Miller 2010

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      2. The Global History of the Balfour Declaration: Declared Nation - Maryanne A. Rhett 2016

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      3. Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter - Jonathan Marc Gribetz 2014

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      4. Balfour: a Life of Arthur James Balfour - Max Egremont 1998

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      5. Balfour: a Political Biography - Sydney Henry Zebel 1973

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      6. The Letters of Arthur Balfour and Lady Elcho 1885-1917 - Arthur James Balfour Balfour, Jane Ridley, Clayre Percy, Mary Elcho 1992

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      7. The Age of Balfour and Baldwin 1902-1940 - John Ramsden, John Barnes 1978

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      8. Israel and Palestine: Reappraisals, Revisions, Refutations - Avi Shlaim 2010

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      9. The Iron Cage: the Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood - Rashid Khalidi 2008

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    3. Further Reader: On Settler Colonialism and Zionism 5 items
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