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SPS 102 Humanity and Society II 3 Credits
After a first semester chiefly focusing on kinship-based societies ,tributary states and societies,and early commercial civilizations,the second term of Humanity and Society is wholly devoted to the emergence, successive agendas,dynamism and tortuous byways of modernity in both its Western and non-Western forms. Topics dealt with include :the diverse manifestations of an inquisitive ,acquisitive,aggressive individualism (from the Renaissance to the European Reconnaissance); the first generation of (merchant) empires;the military revolution and the genesis of the modern state;changes in ways of knowing ;the seperation of the public and the private;the ndustrial and the French revolutions ; nations and nationalism; the construction of mass democracy;and forms of dictatorship and totalitarian rule.Special attention is paid to the complexity of modernity with premodernity that results from both colonial and non-colonial patterns of incorporation of the periphery into the world -system.The course then converges with The Science of Nature to conclude with an examination of possible agendas for the 21st century resulting from the social and environmental impact of new technologies in the context of globalization.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2017-2018 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2017-2018 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2016-2017 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2016-2017 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2015-2016 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2015-2016 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2015-2016 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2014-2015 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2014-2015 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2014-2015 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2013-2014 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2013-2014 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2013-2014 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2012-2013 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2012-2013 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2012-2013 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2011-2012 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2011-2012 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2011-2012 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2010-2011 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2010-2011 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2010-2011 Humanity and Society II 3
Summer 2009-2010 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2009-2010 Humanity and Society II 3
Fall 2009-2010 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2008-2009 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2007-2008 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2006-2007 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2005-2006 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2004-2005 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2003-2004 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2002-2003 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2001-2002 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 2000-2001 Humanity and Society II 3
Spring 1999-2000 Humanity and Society II 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: SPS 102D
ECTS Credit: 5 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements: