Catalogue 2019 - 2020

HIST 132 Early Modern Europe 1500-1815


3 cr.

Course Description

This course surveys the cultural, intellectual, social, political, and economic changes in Europe between 1500 and 1815. Central themes include the contemporary understanding of the human person, class status, gender roles, and the wider world known to early modern Europeans. The course considers topics such as the Protestant and Catholic Reformations, absolutism, colonialism, the scientific revolution, the enlightenment, the French Revolution, the Napoleonic period, and the advent of industrialization.


Formerly HIST 232 Early Modern Europe 1500-1815