Hist Modern Europe 1800-1900
This course will trace several complex threads across the nineteenth century, a period that saw enormous changes in economic structures, political practices, and the experience of daily life. We will look specifically at the construction of nation-states, the industrial revolution and its effects on the lives of the different social classes, the shift from rural to urban life, and the rise of mass culture and its political forms. Taking a cultural perspective, we will consider, for example, the language of working-class politics, the painting of modern urban life, and imperialism in popular culture. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
- Spring 2014
- Le Chateau 109(CHT 109)
- 2:50pm-3:40pm on Wednesday (Feb 10, 2014 to May 12, 2014)
- Rebecca Bennette
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