Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
HST 277 History of Nineteenth-Century Europe
4 hours; 4 credits
A survey of Europe’s “long Nineteenth Century” from 1789 to the eve of World War One. Topics include the French Revolution, the Napoleonic era, the evolution of mature capitalism, the revolutions of 1848, the formation of the national bourgeoisies and the working classes, the synthesis of national-liberalism at home and imperialism abroad; the challenge of emerging socialist forces on the left and new forms of conservatism on the right, and European culture from Romanticism to the fin-de-siècle. For History majors and minors, this is designated as a modern European history course. (social science) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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