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Early Modern Europe

HIST 202
Fall 2008 not offered
Course Cluster: Christianity Studies

This course surveys the history of Europe during the formative period of the modern era, from 1500 to 1800. It focuses on comparative studies of the ideology of politics and society, on the crucial episodes of religious and political conflict in these centuries, and on the social context of adaptive change and innovation in economics, culture, religion, philosophy, political thought, and institutions: the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation and Catholic Reformation, the English civil war, absolutism and enlightened despotism, the French Revolution, the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment, the rise of capitalism and plantation slavery. Required for the European history concentration, this course also provides essential historical grounding for any student interested in study abroad or in contemporary ideological conflicts.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Arcp/Hist)(CGST-MN)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(STS)

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