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HIST 1036 Europe and the Modern World II (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This introductory course surveys the histories of European peoples from the late eighteenth century to the present. We will focus on the development of the modern era and some of its central themes: secularism, individualism, capitalism, nationalism, etc. We will survey the major landmarks in the social, political, and cultural histories of Europe: the Enlightenment, democratic revolutions, industrialization, socialism, the development of national states, imperialism, war, and the construction of post-national Europe.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Robert Savage

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Satisfies History Core requirement


Last Updated: 22-Feb-14