History 327 Early Modern France 1500-1799

Description of the Course: This course will focus on the political, cultural and social history of France from the sixteenth century through the French Revolution. We will discuss culture and society in the 16th century, the voyages of exploration and the early French colonial experience, the rise of absolutism in the 17th century, the role of women in the French salons, the impact of the French Enlightenment and of the French Revolution. [HONORS ENROLLMENT ONLY]

Class Meeting Time: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 11:30 AM-12:20 PM

This course is taught by: Professor Silvia Shannon

Saint Anselm College, a Benedictine, Catholic, Liberal Arts College
100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102

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