Dec 11, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HIST 1350 - Europe from the Renaissance to the Nuclear Age

Hours: 4
The course explores historical changes in Europe from the humanist movement of the Renaissance to the global awareness of the nuclear era.  It traces fundamental transformations in religious life, the development of scientific thought and method, and the origins of modern industrial and technological society.  It examines movements for citizen and human rights, the formation of nation-states, the expansion and decline of European empires, and the nature and consequences of war in the recent past.