Europe Since 1500
Summer 2017 quarter (First Session)
This class surveys the social, cultural, political, intellectual and religious history of Europe since 1500, including the Reformation, the Dutch Republic, 18th-century Enlightenment and absolutism, the French Revolution, 19th-century imperialism and industrialization, the Russian Revolution, the two World Wars and decolonization. Social, gender and intellectual topics will be stressed. Students earn 4 credits during two weeks of intensive class meetings, June 26 to July 7. Students enrolled for 6 or 8 credits will then have the remainder of the summer session to research and write essays, with faculty guidance. This is a companion class to "Art Since 1500."
Fields of Studyhistory philosophy
history, the humanities, teaching
Location and Schedule
This is an intensive class meeting Mondays through Fridays, 9am-1pm for two weeks, from June 26-July 7. Students enrolled for 6 or 8 credits will then have the rest of the summer session to research and write essays, with faculty guidance.