The Early Modern Ottoman and Spanish Empires: Comparative Tasks and Themes

History 280B.002

Spring 2006
Instructor: 
Peirce
Location: 
2303 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
W 10-12
CCN: 
39526
Units: 
Units

This course will explore comparative themes in the history of the early modern Mediterranean world?s most influential and powerful empires. Imperial mentalities, internal and external colonization, slavery, knowledge and communication, palace culture, bureaucrats and bureaucracies, and religious cultures are some of the central themes that will organize reading and discussion. The course can be taken either as a 280 or 285. In either case a final paper will be required as well as consistent contributions to the seminar discussions.

Notes: 

Also listed as 280F.004, 285B.006 and 285F.002.