C.A. Bayly is clearly writing a ?revisionist? global history of the ?long 19th century.? Please review the selections from Bayly that we have read together and select at least two prominent intellectuals whose work he criticizes.
The book is this:
C.A. Bayly. The Birth of the Modern World (1780-1914) (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004)
The parts we read in the class is:
C.A. Bayly. ?Passages from the Old Regimes to Modernity? pp. 49-85
C.A. Bayly. ?Industrialization and the New City? pp. 170-198
C.A. Bayly. ?Myths and Technologies of the Modern State? pp. 247-281
C.A. Bayly. ?Conclusion: The Great Acceleration, c. 1890-1914) pp. 451-487