West European Studies | Modern France
W405 | 4271 | W Cohen

An examination of the forces shaping Modern France since the
Revolution of 1789. The emphasis will be on the social, economic,
political, and intellectual developments. The course will include
considerable materials on contemporary France, including the impact
of France’s membership in the European Union, intellectual currents
such as Structuralism and Deconstruction, the Jospin government and
the role of France in the world today.