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Raymond A. Jonas
HSTEU 513
Seattle Campus

Europe and the Modern World I

Provides an acquaintance with some of the themes, problems, and events in the history of modern Europe, 1789-1914, including Europe's larger global engagements. Offers foundation for advanced thematic or regional study, a basis for comparative historical study within Europe and beyond, and preparation for teaching entry-level and advanced undergraduate surveys.

Class description

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

Seminar participants will become familiar with some of the major problems and episodes in European history.

Seminar participants can use this course as the cornerstone of a graduate field in modern European history.

Seminar participants will acquire a basic store of knowledge useful in the teaching of an entry-level (HIST113) or advanced (HSTEU303) survey on modern Europe.

General method of instruction

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Class assignments and grading


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: 08/07/2008