HIST 530 - SOCIAL SCIENCE, GLOBAL HISTORY
Long Title: GLOBAL HISTORY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE, 19TH-20TH CENTURIES
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 4
Description: Graduate reading seminar. Comte, Marx, Durkheim, Weber, Montesquieu, Frazer, Spencer, and Darwin established the concept of society. After reading in the canon, course tracks hybrid national traditions: U.S. (Haskell, Ross, Silverberg, Smith), Japan (Barshay, Howland, Bartholomew), China (Chiang, Zhang), and India (Uberoi, Sudar, Deshpande), ending in critique of social science paradigms (Wallerstein, Cheah). Students can choose to take as a research seminar.