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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 3376 - Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon

Credits: 4
This course examines the political, social, and economic foundations of the Ancien Régime in France to uncover both its inherent weaknesses and contradictions and those eighteenth-century trends which arose in challenge to these foundations. Once the origins and causes of the Revolution have been established, this course details the phases and consequences of the Revolution and the Napoleonic period. Particular attention focuses upon the aspirations and activities of the major social groups in the unfolding events and the continuing influence of the Revolution.
Fulfills: H or a SOSC requirement in LS Core.
Note: This course is usually not appropriate for freshmen.