Unit 1: Early Modern Europe
Unit 2: The Emergence of the Renaissance
Unit 3: The Early Modern State
Unit 4: Religious Revolution and Catholic Reformation
Unit 5: The Age of Religious Wars 1560-1648
Unit 6: The Structure of Early Modern Society
Unit 7: Movement and Communication
Unit 8: The Mid-Century Crisis in Politics and Ideas
Unit 9: State Building and Serfdom
Unit 10: Foundations of the Eighteenth-Century State System and Society
Unit 11: Economic Change, Public Order, and Culture in the Eighteenth Century
Unit 12: The Enlightenment
Unit 13: Europe and the French Revolution
Students will receive the following:
- Kaiser, Thomas E. and Kley, Dale K. Editors. (2011) Deficit to deluge: The origins of the
French Revolution. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Type: Textbook. ISBN-13:
- Rice, Eugene F., and Anthony Grafton. (1994) The foundations of early modern Europe,
1460-1559. (2nd ed.) New York: W. W. Norton.
Type: Textbook. ISBN: 0-393-96304-7
- Woloch, Isser, and Gregory S. Brown. (2012) Eighteenth-century Europe: tradition and
progress, 1715-1789. (2nd ed.) New York: W. W. Norton & Co.
Type: Textbook. ISBN:
Students will need to source the following textbook on their own:
- Kamen, Henry. (2000) Early modern European society. New York: Routledge
Textbook. ISBN: 0415158656
Please be aware that due to COVID-19 safety guidelines all in-person exams have been suspended. As such, all final exams are currently being delivered through ProctorU, which has an approximate fee of $35 involved. There will be more information in your course shell, on how to apply, if your course has a final exam.
To successfully complete this course, students must achieve a passing grade of 50% or higher on
the overall course, and 50% or higher on the final mandatory exam.
|Assignment 1: Units 1, 2, and 3
|Assignment 2: Units 4, 5, and 6
|Assignment 3: Units 7, 8, 9, and 10
|Assignment 4: Units 10, 11, and 12
|Final exam (mandatory)