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

Week

Section

Lecture

Seminar

1 Introductions

Global Connections and the World in 1500-1800

Global History and Early Modernity

2 Spaces

American Silver in Asia and Europe

Silver and the Manila Galleon

3

Ports and Cities in Eurasia

Cities and Global History

4

The European East India Companies in the Indian Ocean

Trading Companies

5

Modes of connecting

Material Culture and Global Exchange

Ashmolean Museum

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

 
7

Moving Plants, Diseases and Animals

The Columbian Exchange

8

Slavery, War and Conflict

Slavery

9

Modes of Connecting

Scientific Knowledge and the Enlightenment

Science and Technology

10

Exploration and Knowledge of the Pacific

The Cook Expeditions