UNIT 2: Globalization: The Long View

2/3 Imre Szeman, “Oil Futures” (PDF) (moved from 1/29) and The Origins of the Modern World, Introduction and Chapters 1-3 (pp. 1-94) *Focus on Introduction and Chapter 1*

In reference to our previous class discussion about development in China and environmental costs, see: http://www.realfarmacy.com/20-shocking-photos-showing-bad-pollution-china-become/

2/5 The Origins of the Modern World, Chapter 4 (pp. 95-121) and Marx and Engels, “Bourgeois and Proletarians” from The Communist Manifesto: https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/ch01.htm

2/10 The Origins of the Modern World, Chapter 5 (pp. 122-154) and Edward Said, Introduction to Orientalism (PDF, read pgs. 1-9)

2/12 The Origins of the Modern World, Chapter 6 and conclusion (pp. 155-207) and Aime Cesaire, Discourse On Colonialism (PDF, read pgs. 31-46)

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