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Social Origins of the Modern World
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Lachmann, Richard. 2010. “Social Origins of the Modern World”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course examines the transformation of individual and governmental attitudes toward family, knowledge and progress, the natural world, and the capacity of humans to be reformed through individual effort and social programs. The readings and class discussion will draw on the work of historians and social scientists who have written for the most part...

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