HIST 1160 History of Europe: 1500 - 1789 (2,1,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students learn to evaluate and understand the complex processes involved in the development of early modern Europe from 1500-1789. Students engage with a brief background to medieval institutions, and then focus on the late Renaissance, the Reformation, European expansion, Absolutism, Enlightenment and the origins of the French Revolution. Students critically examine political, intellectual, cultural and social aspects of European development. Students pay special attention to understanding the dynamics of first encounters between Europeans and Indigenous populations around the globe, as well as demonstrating the complexities of early modern European history in written format, particularly through the critical evaluation of primary and secondary sources.
Exclusion: HIST 1161
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