Course Description

This course will provide an introduction of the study of history focused on Europe from the end of the medieval period till the beginning of the modern Era. Prior to spring break, we will cover major elements in the development of European nations and peoples including religious changes, imperial expansion, economic systems, and cultural identity. After having covered the basic timeline, the remaining weeks students in the course will be allowed to choose and present on several areas that will be covered in greater depth. Options might include but are not limited to: Early Navigation, the Reformation, Enlightenment Philosophy, the 17th Century Crisis, Sex and Gender, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution or others.

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