History | 19th Century Europe
H620 | 15393 | Ipsen
A portion of the above class reserved for majors
Above class open to graduates only
This course will explore the major issues in the history of 19th-c.
Western Europe including revolutions, political and industrial; a
couple of wars and unifications; the rise of mass politics;
nationalism, liberalism, socialism and other isms; evolving issues
of class and gender; imperialism; cultural/intellectual developments
especially in relation to the social sciences and religion. Students
will read approximately one monograph per week, write weekly
reviews, and take a 20-minute oral exam at the end of the course.