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Raymond A. Jonas
HSTEU 303
Seattle Campus

Contemporary European History Since 1815

Political, social, economic, and cultural history from the fall of Napoleon to the present.

Class description

The course is organized around key themes, concepts, and events in the history of Europe since the French Revolution of 1789. These include: the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, Romanticism, competition for European hegemony, European expansion, Russian Revolution, fascism, feminism, liberalism, socialism, nationalism, theories of empire, the European city, occupation, collaboration, liberation, the European Union, Europe in the Cold War, Europe in a post-European age.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

No prerequisites - however, a familiarity with general European geography and history is desirable.

Class assignments and grading

Lecture/discussion; midterm or paper and final examination.


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.
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Last Update by Raymond A. Jonas
Date: 04/19/2012