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

HIS 3378 - History of Modern Britain

Credits: 4
This course examines the political development of Britain as oligarchy, constitutional monarchy, and parliamentary democracy from the seventeenth century to the present. Focus particularly will center on the crucial economic and social changes of the eighteenth century and beyond which made Britain the world’s first industrial society and formed the basis for its period of world hegemony. How Britain lost its status, the effects of this decline, and its role in recent European unity will also be covered.
Fulfills: H in LS Core
Note: This course is usually not appropriate for freshmen.