HIST 211: Nineteenth-Century Europe

Nineteenth Century Europe

HIST 211: Nineteenth-Century Europe


History 110 or 120 and 12 credits

English 100

This course is a survey of Europe’s long nineteenth century, from the French Revolution to the outbreak of the First World War. Themes will include revolution, class conflict, gendered social orders, the formation of new states, the growth of imperialism, and the cultural and political traditions that have shaped Europe’s modern age. Students will learn to see connections across time and space and to analyze larger themes in nineteenth century European history, while developing the skills to critically analyze primary sources.