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HIST0249

Germany in the 19th Century

Germany in the Long Nineteenth Century
This chronologically-organized course will examine Germany's development over the long nineteenth century. Pivotal moments in the formation of Germany will be explored, including but not limited to the following topics: the impact of French revolutionary ideas and the Napoleonic Wars on political organization, the revolutions of 1848-9, the industrial revolution, the wars of unification and 1871, the Kulturkampf, and the efforts at colonization in Africa. Beyond politics and economics, however, this course will also attempt to view the developments in high culture and daily life that were intimately tied up with the larger events. This will include themes like the "Catholic ghetto," urban culture, and Marxist philosophy. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Subject:
History
Department:
History
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
EUR HIS
Equivalent Courses:
HIST0349 *

Sections

Spring 2015

HIST0249A-S15 Lecture
HIST0249B-S15 Lecture

Spring 2013

HIST0249A-S13 Lecture (Bennette)
HIST0249B-S13 Lecture (Bennette)

Spring 2012

HIST0249A-S12 Lecture (Bennette)

Spring 2008

HIST0249A-S08 Lecture (Bennette)

Fall 2005

HIST0249A-F05 Lecture (Bennette)