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Raymond A. Jonas
HSTEU 590
Seattle Campus

Topics in History

Seminar on selected topics in general history, with special emphasis on preparation for field examinations. Topics vary according to interests of students and instructor.

Class description

Europe and the Modern World. Europe and its global engagements in the modern period. This course provides an acquaintance with some of the great themes, problems, and events in the history of modern Europe, including but not limited to Europe’s larger global engagements. It offers a foundation for advanced study of a thematic or regional nature, a basis for comparative historical study within Europe and beyond, and preparation for the teaching of entry-level and advanced undergraduate surveys.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

The course operates in tutorial or seminar format, depending on enrollment.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Reading, discussion, and critical essays.


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.
Additional Information
Last Update by Raymond A. Jonas
Date: 04/08/2008