HSTR 102IH. Western Civilization II. 4 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S
This course explores the political, social, and cultural transformation of Europe from the absolute monarchies of the 1600s through the birth of the European Union. Possible topics include overseas trade, revolutions, cityscapes, class and gender identities, environmental transformations, and/or the memory of war. Introduces students to historical methods for analyzing primary sources such as architectural plans, maps, paintings, photographs, music, diaries, political treaties, and propaganda films.