MUST USE THE BOOK!
Reilly, Kevin ed. Worlds of History: A Comparative Reader, Volume Two: Since 1400, Third Edition. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007.
For this paper assignment you will select one (1) of the Reilly chapters that are located in the ‘Content’ section of Blackboard. Using all the documents (both primary and secondary) in that chapter, answer the correlating question:
CHAPTER 7: Capitalism and the Industrial Revolution
- Which one is principally responsible for the creation of the modern world: the economic system of the market (Capitalism) or the technology of the Industrial Revolution?
CHAPTER 8: Colonized and Colonizer
- How do these documents add to, or detract from, a historical understanding of colonialism?
CHAPTER 11: World War II and Genocide
- How do these documents illustrate (or not) the role of racism and Fascism in genocide?
CHAPTER 14: Globalization and Planetary Health
- How do these authors use the term globalization? Do they see it as primarily market-driven or a matter of culture or politics?
While answering the relevant question using ALL the sources in the chapter, your paper will also be comparing and contrasting the role of the documents. What is your thesis? How does each document support or detract from your thesis or argument? Do you think the editors’ selection of these documents is effective? What voices are represented? What voices are missing? DO NOT JUST SUMMARIZE THE DOCUMENTS.
It is your job for this paper to be an objective historian. Using the materials you have, give your best assessment. Make sure when referencing each document you properly contextualize, understanding whether it is being used as a primary or secondary source.
The documents need to be cited in the paper. The use of parenthetical citations is fine. Example: “Imperialism was awesome”(Reilly, 73). When referring to the different documents, please make the reference in-text. Plagiarism of any kind will not be tolerated. All papers must be typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman font, 12 pt. Please do not play with margins and spacing. Please use page numbers.
Comments from Support Team: Must use citations. This is a research paper and all the information was used from outside sources but non were mentioned.