Description of the Course: The course explores the origins of modernity in early modern Europe, and it examines the major economic, political, social, intellectual, and cultural developments of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Topics Covered Include: Thirty Years' War, witchcraft, rise of absolutism, "consumer revolution," colonial expansion, the Scientific Revolution, the Age of Reason and Enlightenment, and the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars
Class Meeting Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 PM-2:15 PM
This course is taught by: Professor Sean Perrone
Click here to see a syllabus from a previous time Professor Perrone taught this course. Please note that the syllabus may change substantially.
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