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