Jan 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

HS 3150 - Early Modern Europe

A review of events in Europe from 1648 to 1789, focusing on the interplay between traditional and modern culture. Topics to be addressed include the development of the modern state (in both absolutist and constitutional forms), the expansion of trade and commerce, the advance of modern scientific and secular thought in the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, balance of power diplomacy and warfare, and the nature of the pre-Revolutionary society of orders.