Columbia Reading List, Contemporary Civilization, 1991-1992

Fall Semester

Section I: The Greek and Roman World

Section II: The Sources of the Judeo-Christian Tradition

Section III: The Middle Ages

Section IV: Renaissance and Reformation

Section V: The New Science

Section VI: New Philosophy and the Polity

Spring Semester

Section I: The Enlightenment and the French Revolution

Section II: Economy, Society, and the State

Section III: Darwin, Nietzsche, Freud

Section IV: Modernity and its Discontents

Instructor chooses at least one book from both A and B

A. Science and Revolution in the Twentieth Century
B. The Ambiguities of Integration: Class, Race, and Gender

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