|Certificates: International Relations|
This course surveys the history of Europe since 1815 and is intended primarily as an introduction to decisive events and interpretation of central themes. Attention will be devoted to major political, social, economic, and cultural developments, beginning with the many dimensions of the political and industrial revolutions of the 19th century; continuing with the emergence of nation-states and nationalism, working-class movements, the consequences of imperialism and the First World War, and communism and fascism; and concluding with study of the Second World War, the reassertion of Europe, the collapse of the Soviet system, and contemporary issues.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIR)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(SISP-Hist Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
John Merriman, A HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE: VOLUME II, FROM THE FRENCH REVOLUTION TO THE PRESENT
E.J. Hobsbawm, THE AGE OF REVOLUTION
Sheila Fitzpatrick, THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
Robert Paxton, THE ANATOMY OF FASCISM
D G Williamson, BISMARCK AND GERMANY
Ian Kershaw, HITLER, 1936-1945
Documents, to be provided on "Moodle"
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two one-hour examinations and a final examination.
|Instructor(s): Greene,Nathanael Times: .M.W.F. 09:50AM-10:40AM; Location: PAC002; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 45||SR major: 6||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: 27||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 8||SO: 10||FR: 10|