The assessment for this second-year 15 CATS option module is as follows:
- (30% - deadline Wednesday Week 5 at 12.00). A 1,500 'source review' choosing one of the following books to focus your review on:
- Abu-Lughod, Janet L., Before European hegemony: the world system A.D. 1250 - 1350 (New York, 1989)
- Burbank, Jane and Frederick Cooper, Empires in world history: power and the politics of difference (Princeton, 2010)
- Dunn, Ross E., The adventures of Ibn Battuta, a Muslim traveler of the 14th century (Updated ed, Berkeley, Calif. ; London, 2012) E-Book
- Liu Xinru, The Silk Road in world history (Oxford; New York, 2010)
- McNeill, John Robert and William Hardy McNeill, The human web: a bird’s-eye view of world history (1st ed, New York, 2003)
- Pomeranz, Kenneth and Steven Topik, The world that trade created: society, culture, and the world economy, 1400 to the present (3rd ed, London ; New York, 2015)
- (70% - deadline Wednesday Week 10 at 12.00). A 3,000 essay on one of the seminar questions.
For full details of examination and assessment, please see https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/students/assessment/.
- Formative group presentation in Week 7.
Student contact hours for this second-year 15 CATS option module are as follows:
- Module duration: Ten weeks
- Lectures: Nine one-hour lectures
- Seminars: Nine one-hour seminars
- Tutorials: Two hours of feedback and essay preparation
- Total: Twenty hours