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A Syllabus for a Course in the History of European Civilization

A Syllabus for a Course in the History of European Civilization: For Use With Ferguson and Brunn, A Survey of European Civilization

ALICE FELT TYLER
Copyright Date: 1936
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 112
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    A Syllabus for a Course in the History of European Civilization
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    A Syllabus for a Course in the History of European Civilizationwas first published in 1936. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

    eISBN: 978-1-4529-3846-2
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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-2)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. 3-4)
  3. SUGGESTIONS AS TO METHODS OF STUDY
    (pp. 5-6)
  4. INSTRUCTIONS FOR NOTE-TAKING
    (pp. 6-10)
  5. I THE ROMAN EMPIRE AND ITS DECLINE
    (pp. 11-13)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 1, chs. 1–4.

    G. B. Adams,Civilization During the Middle Ages, chs. 1–6.

    Ephraim Emerton,Introduction to the Middle Ages.

    E. M. Hulme,The Middle Ages, chs. 1–7.

    A. C. Krey and G. C. Sellery,Medieval Foundations of Western Civilization, chs. 1–4.

    Carl Stephenson,Medieval History, chs. 1–4.

    J. W. Thompson,Economic and Social History of the Middle Ages, chs. 1–5.

    In what ways was the geography of the Roman world significant?

    What were the elements in Roman culture?

    What was the organization of Roman...

  6. II THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES
    (pp. 13-17)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 1, chs. 5–10.

    G. B. Adams,Civilization During the Middle Ages, chs. 7–9.

    James Bryce,Holy Roman Empire, chs. 4–9.

    Herbert Heaton,Economic History of Europe, chs. 5 and 6.

    E. M. Hulme,Middle Ages, chs. 9–15.

    A. C. Krey and G. C. Sellery,Medieval Foundations of Western Civilization, chs. 5, 6, and 8.

    Carl Stephenson,Medieval History, chs. 5–12.

    J. W. Thompson,Economic and Social History of the Middle Ages, chs. 6, 14, 25, and 26.

    Why was the location of Constantinople of importance?

    What...

  7. III THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES
    (pp. 17-21)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 1, chs. 11–16.

    G. B. Adams,Civilization During the Middle Ages, chs. 10–14.

    James Bryce,Holy Roman Empire, chs. 10–13.

    Herbert Heaton,Economic History of Europe, chs. 7–11.

    E. F. Henderson,Short History of Germany, vol. 1, chs. 3 and 4.

    E. M. Hulme,Middle Ages, chs. 17 and 20–27.

    A. C. Krey and G. C. Sellery,Medieval Foundations of Western Civilization, chs. 8 and 9–15.

    Carl Stephenson,Medieval History, chs. 13–22.

    J. W. Thompson,Economic and Social History of the Middle Ages, chs....

  8. IV THE LATER MIDDLE AGES AND THE PERIOD OF THE RENAISSANCE
    (pp. 21-27)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 1, chs. 17–21.

    G. B. Adams,Civilization During the Middle Ages, chs. 15–18.

    James Bryce,Holy Roman Empire, chs. 14–15.

    Ephraim Emerton,Introduction to the Middle Ages.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, ch. 3; old edition, vol. 1, ch. 5. (ThePolitical and Cultural History of Modern Europeis a “new and radically revised version” of the author’s olderPolitical and Social History of Modern Europe. The latter is cited in this syllabus as “old edition.”)

    E. F. Henderson,Short...

  9. V EUROPE IN THE AGE OF THE REFORMATION
    (pp. 27-31)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 1, chs. 22–24.

    G. B. Adams,Medieval Civilization, chs. 16–17.

    E. P. Cheyney,European Backgrounds of American History, chs. 1–6.

    J. E. Gillespie,History of Geographical Discovery, 1400–1800.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, chs. 1, 2, and 4; old edition, vol. 1, chs. 3 and 4.

    E. F. Henderson,Short History of Germany, chs. 10–15.

    E. M. Hulme,Renaissance and Reformation, chs. 10 and 12–14.

    A. C. Krey and G. C. Sellery,Medieval Foundations of Western Civilization,...

  10. VI THE COUNTER-REFORMATION, RELIGIOUS WARS, AND THE ECONOMIC REVOLUTION
    (pp. 31-35)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 1, chs. 25–27.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, ch. 5.

    Herbert Heaton,Economic History of Europe, chs. 12 and 13.

    E. F. Henderson,Short History of Germany, vol. 1, ch. 16.

    E. M. Hulme,Renaissance and Reformation, chs. 21, 25, and 26.

    H. S. Lucas,Renaissance and Reformation, chs. 45–52.

    L. B. Packard,The Commercial Revolution.

    Frederic Seebohm,Era of the Protestant Reformation.

    Preserved Smith,Age of the Reformation, chs. 8, 10, and 11.

    Which do you think is the better...

  11. VII EUROPE IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
    (pp. 35-39)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 1, chs. 28–30.

    James Bryce,Holy Roman Empire, ch. 20.

    S. R. Gardiner,Thirty Years’ War.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, ch. 4, sec. 1; ch. 10, secs. 1 and 2; ch. 5, sec. 3; old edition, vol. 1, ch. 6.

    E. F. Henderson,A Short History of Germany, vol. 1, chs. 17 and 18.

    A. C. Krey and G. C. Sellery,Medieval Foundations of Western Civilization, chs. 23–26.

    G. M. Trevelyan,England under the Stuarts.

    H. O. Wakeman,Europe, 1598...

  12. VIII WESTERN EUROPE TO THE END OF THE REIGN OF LOUIS XIV
    (pp. 39-45)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 1–3.

    E. P. Cheyney,History of England, chs. 14—16.

    A. L. Cross,Shorter History of England and Greater Britain, chs. 29–36.

    Arthur Hassall,Louis XIV.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, pp. 290–319 and ch. 10; old edition, vol. 1, chs. 7 and 8.

    Cecile Hugon,Social France in the Seventeenth Century.

    L. B. Packard,Age of Louis XIV.

    G. M. Trevelyan,England under the Stuarts.

    H. O. Wakeman,Europe 1598–1715, chs. 9–11.

    Why does Bruun...

  13. IX THE HAPSBURGS, RUSSIA, AND PRUSSIA
    (pp. 45-50)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 4–6.

    Charles Beazley, Nevill Forbes, and George Birkett,Russia from the Varangians to the Bolsheviki.

    Geoffrey Bruun,Enlightened Despots.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, chs. 7–8; old edition, vol. 1, chs. 10–11.

    E. F. Henderson,Short History of Germany, vol. 2, chs. 1–5.

    Sonia Howe,One Thousand Years of Russian History.

    J. L. Motley,Peter the Great.

    Frank Nowak,Medieval Slavdom and the Rise of Russia.

    H. O. Wakeman,Europe, 1598–1715, ch. 13, pp. 289–310....

  14. X COLONIAL RIVALRIES AND EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY THOUGHT
    (pp. 51-53)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 7–9.

    C. L. Becker,Eve of the Revolution.

    A. H. Buffington,Second Hundred Years War, 1689–1815.

    Clive Day,History of Commerce.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, chs. 9 and 11; old edition, vol. 1, chs. 9 and 10.

    Herbert Heaton,Economic History of Europe, chs. 14–16.

    See also readings in Section XI.

    What were the motives or interests back of the explorers and colonizers of the 16th and 17th centuries?

    What was the extent of the Portuguese and...

  15. XI THE FRENCH ATTACK UPON THE OLD REGIME
    (pp. 53-57)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 9 and 10.

    Hilaire Belloc,French Revolution.

    ————Last Days of the French Monarchy.

    Crane Brinton,Decade of Revolution.

    ————The Jacobins: A Study in the New History.

    Geoffrey Bruun,Enlightened Despots.

    Leo Gershoy,French Revolution.

    L. L. Gottschalk,Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon, pp. 1–115.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, ch. 12; old edition, vol. 1, ch. 15.

    R. M. Johnston,French Revolution.

    E. J. Lowell,Eve of the French Revolution.

    S. H. Maclehose,Last...

  16. XII THE FIRST REPUBLIC AND THE FIRST EMPIRE
    (pp. 57-63)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 11–13.

    As for Section XI, with the addition of the following assignments for the period of Napoleon:

    H. A. L. Fisher,Napoleon.

    August Fournier,Napoleon I.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, ch. 13; old edition, vol. 1, ch. 16.

    E. F. Henderson,Short History of Germany, vol. 2, chs. 6 and 7.

    M. F. Kircheisen,Napoleon.

    Emil Ludwig,Napoleon.

    A. D. White, essay on “Stein,” inSeven Great Statesmen.

    What was the leadership of the Convention? What parties were in...

  17. XIII EUROPE, 1815–1848
    (pp. 63-69)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 14–16.

    F. B. Artz,Reaction and Revolution, 1814–1832.

    F. C. Dietz,The Industrial Revolution.

    Edward Fueter,World History, chs. 7–11.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 1, ch. 14; vol. 2, chs. 15 and 16; old edition, vol. 2, chs. 17–19.

    C. D. Hazen,Europe Since 1815, chs. 1 and 2.

    C. D. Hazen, W. R. Thayer, and R. H. Lord,Three Peace Congresses of the Nineteenth Century.

    Herbert Heaton,Economic History of Europe, chs. 21 and 22.

    Arthur...

  18. XIV THE YEAR OF THE REVOLUTION: THE PERIOD 1848 TO 1871 IN FRANCE AND ITALY
    (pp. 69-75)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 17–19.

    Stringfellow Barr,Mazzini: Portrit of an Exile.

    R. C. Binkley,Realism and Nationalism, 1852–1871.

    Edward Fueter,World History, chs. 21 and 23.

    Philip Guedalla,Second Empire.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 2, ch. 17; old edition, vol. 2, chs. 19–20.

    C. D. Hazen,Europe Since 1815, vol. 1, chs. 10–13.

    Bolton King,History of Italian Unity.

    ————Joseph Mazzini.

    J. A. R. Marriott,Makers of Modern Italy.

    Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco,Life of Cavour.

    Pietro Orsi,Cavour and...

  19. XV THE FORMATION OF THE GERMAN EMPIRE: RUSSIA AND THE LESSER STATES
    (pp. 75-81)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 20–22.

    Charles Beazley, Nevill Forbes, and George Birkett,Russia from the Varangians to the Bolsheviki.

    W. H. Dawson,German Empire, vol. 1.

    Edward Fueter,World History.

    W. M. Gewehr,Rise of Nationalism in the Balkans.

    G. B. Gooch,History of Modern Europe 1879–1919, ch. 4.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 2, chs. 17 and 21–22; old edition, vol. 2, chs. 20–26.

    Charles Hazen, William Thayer, and Robert Lord,Three Peace Conferences in the Nineteenth Century.

    E. F. Henderson,...

  20. XVI EUROPE, 1871–1914
    (pp. 81-87)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 23–24.

    Clive Day,History of Commerce, chs. 29 and 35.

    Frederick Dietz,The Industrial Revolution.

    Edward Feuter,World History, chs. 3, 6, and 28.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 2, chs. 18–20; old edition, vol. 2, chs. 18, 23, and 24.

    F. S. Marvin,Century of Hope.

    J. H. Randall,Our Changing Civilization.

    Bertrand Russell,Freedom versus Organization, 1814–1914.

    J. S. Schapiro,Modern and Contemporary European History, chs. 24, 27, and 28.

    P. W. Slosson,Europe Since 1870, chs....

  21. XVII IMPERIALISM AND ALLIANCES
    (pp. 87-93)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 25 and 26.

    H. N. Brailsford,War of Steel and Gold.

    G. L. Dickinson,International Anarchy, 1904–1914.

    S. B. Fay,Origins of the World War.

    E. Fueter,World History, chs. 28–31.

    H. A. Gibbons,New Map of Africa.

    ————New Map of Asia.

    ————New Map of Europe.

    G. B. Gooch,History of Modern Europe, 1879–1919.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 2, ch. 20, sec. 4, and ch. 23; old edition, vol. 2, chs. 28–30.

    Halford...

  22. XVIII THE WORLD WAR AND THE PEACE
    (pp. 93-97)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 27 and 28.

    F. L. Benns,Europe Since 1914, chs. 1, 2, 4, and 7–9.

    R. L. Buell,Europe: A History of Ten Years.

    Edward Fueter,World History, ch. 34.

    G. P. Gooch,History of Europe, 1879–1919, chs. 16–19.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 2, chs. 24 and 25; old edition, vol. 2, chs. 31 and 33.

    J. S. Schapiro,Modern and Contemporary European History, chs. 35–36.

    Charles Seymour,Woodrow Wilson and the World War.

    What incident precipitated...

  23. XIX RUSSIA AND ITALY SINCE THE WAR
    (pp. 97-101)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 29–30.

    F. L. Benns,Europe Since 1914, chs. 3 and 16–17.

    W. H. Chamberlin,Russia’s Iron Age.

    ————Soviet Russia.

    Walter Duranty,I Write as I Please.

    G. S. Ford, editor,Dictatorship in the Modern World.

    C. J. H. Hayes,Political and Cultural History of Modern Europe, vol. 2, ch. 26.

    M. G. Hindus,Humanity Uprooted.

    ————The Great Offensive.

    ————Red Bread.

    J. H. Jackson,Post-War World.

    Bolton King,Fascism in Italy.

    Gaetano Salvemini,Fascist Dictatorship in Italy.

    ————Under the Axe...

  24. XX GREAT BRITAIN, FRANCE, AND GERMANY SINCE THE WAR
    (pp. 101-106)

    Ferguson and Bruun,A Survey of European Civilization, pt. 2, chs. 31–33.

    F. L. Benns,Europe Since 1914, chs. 10–14.

    G. P. Gooch,Germany.

    J. H. Jackson,Post-War World.

    J. S. Schapiro,Modern and Contemporary European History, chs. 32 and 38–39.

    P. W. Slosson,Europe Since 1870, chs. 25–29.

    R. G. Trotter,British Empire Commonwealth.

    What economic problems faced Great Britain before the War?

    In how far was the situation better after the War? What elements were worse?

    What causes can be found for British unemployment? How has Britain attempted to solve this problem?

    How was...

  25. BIBLIOGRAPHY
    (pp. 107-111)