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Galleons and Galleys: Global Connections 1500-1800 (HI2C1): Timetable

Week

Lecture

Seminar

1  

Empires and Global Connections, 1500-1800 (AG)

Empires in the sixteenth-century world

lecture PPT

2  

South American Silver in Asia and Europe (GR)

Primary Source 

Silver and the Manila Galleons

Lecture PPT - Handout

3

Moving Plants, Diseases and Animals (AC)

The Columbian Exchange

Lecture PPT

4

Slavery in Global History (MB)

Global Slavery

Lecture PPT - Handout

5  

Maritime Empires and the East and West India Companies (GvM)

The East India Companies 

Lecture PPT

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

 
7

Diplomatic Gifts and Material Culture (GR)

Ashmolean Museum Visit

Lecture PPT

8

War and the Pre-modern World (MB)

War

Lecture PPT - Handout

9  

Scientific Knowledge and the Enlightenment (MB)

Science and Technology

PPT Handout

10

Exploration and Knowledge of the Pacific (MB)

The Cook Expeditions