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Elizabeth L. Crouch
Seattle Campus

France: A Portrait

Thematic approach to the history of France. Abandons the conventional chronological format in favor of a constellation of topics and themes - architecture, science, sex, cities, barricades, etc. - that, taken together and in historical perspective, make up a portrait of France.

Class description

A broad, topical survey of France from the 18th century to the present. Using art, literature, music, film, and other primary sources, students will be exposed to a variety of topics, themes, and events that explore the creation of and challenges to "la Belle France".

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture and class discussion

Recommended preparation

None required.

Class assignments and grading

Map quiz, final exam, and short writing assignments

Grades will be based on student performance on writing assignments, exams, and class participation

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Elizabeth L. Crouch
Date: 03/20/2008