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Title: Pre-Modern%20World%20History


1
Pre-Modern World History
  • Dr. Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom
  • HIST 105

2
Who is Dr. BH?
  • Historian
  • Antiquity Byzantium
  • Middle East
  • Central Asia
  • Archaeologist
  • Egypt, Jordan, London
  • Byzantine
  • Early Islamic

3
Books to Purchase
  • Historical Texts
  • Lysistrata
  • Ibn Battuta
  • Sailing from Byzantium
  • Life Along the Silk Road
  • Books of the Dead
  • Historical Novels
  • Akhenaten
  • The Rock
  • Traditions and Encounters (Brief World Text)

4
How to access Class Materials
  • MOODLE gt Witt homepage
  • AOL IM brooksdl HST
  • Paper Syllabus at Moodle

5
Student Assessment
Quizzes (best 6 of 7) 60 points Historical
Biography Presenation 50 points Document
Artifact Analysis (4 of 5) 100 points Exam
1 75 points Exam 2 100 points Exam
3 150 points Active Participation 50
points Total Possible 585 points
6
How to Succeed in HIST 105
  • Be prepared Reading Assignments
  • Be engaged Active Participation
  • Attend Class Absences affect grade
  • Attend SI Sections with Jacquelyn Nair
  • Talk with Dr. Brooks Hedstrom

7
Inquiry Based History
  • 1.) What facts about the object help you to
    describe it (as if for a museum display)?
  • Material
  • Iconography
  • Language
  • 2.) Based upon the description, what
    interpretation could you make about the purpose
    of the object?
  • 3.) Where do you think it was found? What was it
    context?
  • In a temple
  • In a childs room
  • In a kitchen
  • In a private stash
  • What does the object convey about what the
    society valued and what society is it?\
  • Make an educated guess, based upon the above
    answers to present a hypothesis.

8
For Wednesday
  • Read Moodle Source on the Neolithic site of Catal
    Huyuk in modern Turkey
  • Be prepared to answer the following questions
  • 1.) Why is this Neolithic site important and how
    are the historians finding answers to their
    questions?
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