TOROS UNIVERSITY DEPT. of TRANSLATION & INTERPRETATION
MTB 107 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION I
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aksan
|Sep. 11||Introduction, course objectives|
|Sep. 18||Human origins|
|Sep. 25||The foundations of civilization|
|Oct. 02||Ancient civilizations|
|Oct. 09||The great empires, East and West|
|Oct.16||The Medieval World|
|Oct. 23||The signing of Magna Carta|
|Oct. 30||The early modern Era|
|Nov. 06||Midterm Exam|
|Nov. 13||Plantations and slavery|
|Nov. 20||Changing societies|
|Nov. 27||The Gettysburg address|
|Dec. 04||The modern world|
|Dec. 11||The cultural revolution|
|Dec. 17||Review of the course topics|
Coursebook : The History Book, London: Penguin Random House, 2016.
Contributors: Reg Grant, Fiona Coward, Thomas Gussans, Joel Levy, Philip Parker, Sally Regan and Philip Wilkinson
This is a two-term course. The Fall term will cover significant eras of civilization and their impact on our current understanding of human culture.
The Spring term will introduce fundamental texts of civilization that had played an important role in the course of cultural evolution.