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HISTORY 329A: Nationhood and Belonging: Poles and Jews (HISTORY 229A, JEWISHST 289A, JEWISHST 389A)

Examines changing conceptions of nationhood in Poland, late-19th century to present, with focus on place of Jews in Polish society. What conditions fostered the early political sense of the nation? Why was it replaced with integral nationalism, and for some, fascism? How did Jews relate to their homeland? Emphasis on post-1918 history: impact of independence, Great Depression, West European fascism, World War II, imposition of communist rule, and collapse of the Soviet Bloc. Considers current Polish-Jewish relations.
Terms: Win | Units: 3
Instructors: Jolluck, K. (PI)

HISTORY 330: Core Colloquium on Early Modern Europe: Ancien Regime

Topics in the social, political, and religious history of Western Europe, 1550-1789, with an emphasis on France. May be repeated for credit.
Last offered: Spring 2009 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 10 units total)

HISTORY 330A: Early Modern Colloquium

Historiographical survey from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Topics include Renaissance, Reformation, European expansion, state and nation building, printing, military, and scientific revolutions, origins of Enlightenment. Designed to prepare students doing either a primary or secondary graduate field in early modern European history.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5
Instructors: Stokes, L. (PI)

HISTORY 330D: Europe in the World, 1789-Present (HISTORY 230D)

The European conquest of parts of Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific by European merchants, missionaries, armies, and administrators had significant, and often cataclysmic, effects on indigenous political alliances, cultural practices, and belief systems. But were the effects of expansion entirely one-sided? What impact did the experiences of colonialism have on European politics, culture,and Europe's relations with the rest of the world? Explores how interaction between Europe and the rest of the world redefined the political, racial, sexual, and religious boundaries of both Europe and its colonies and gave rise to the more "globalized' society we live in today.
Last offered: Autumn 2010

HISTORY 331B: Core Colloquium on Modern Europe: The 19th Century

The major historical events and historiographical debates of the long 19th century from the French Revolution to WW I.
Last offered: Winter 2017

HISTORY 331D: Core Colloquium on Modern Europe: Intellectual History

Last offered: Autumn 2007

HISTORY 331E: Paper, Printing, and Digital Revolutions: Transformations of the Book (HISTORY 231E)

What is a book? This seminar explores the conceptual implications of approximately two millennia of transformations in the physical and material properties of books. How have the meaning and authority we assign the written word changed as technologies of book production and dissemination have evolved, and how have they remained continuous? Topics covered include the rise of the medieval manuscript codex, the emergence of print culture in early modern Europe, and current debates over the nature of text in the digital age.
Last offered: Autumn 2014

HISTORY 332C: European Security Since World War Two (HISTORY 232C, IPS 235, POLISCI 116A)

This course looks at European security during the Cold War and up to the present. There are many historical controversies to be examined, e.g. the enlargement of NATO, as well as theoretical and doctrinal debates, e.g. about extended deterrence and detente.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5
Instructors: Holloway, D. (PI)

HISTORY 332E: Crooks, Quacks, and Courtesans: Jacobean City Comedy (ENGLISH 240A, ENGLISH 340A, HISTORY 232E)

We will read a series of plays set in or around early modern London, written by playwrights such as Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, and John Marston. The course will explore the plays¿ hilarious representations of the London underworld, with its confidence tricksters and naive victims, as well as more serious topics such as social mobility and social relations, economic expansion, disease transmission, and the built environment. Plays studied will include: The Alchemist, Epicene, The Roaring Girl, A Chaste Maid In Cheapside, The Dutch Courtesan.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5
Instructors: Britland, K. (PI)

HISTORY 332G: Early Modern Cities (HISTORY 232G)

Colloquium on the history of early modern European cities, covering urbanization, street life, neighborhoods, fortifications, guilds and confraternities, charity, vagrancy, and begging, public health, city-countryside relationship, urban constitutions, and confederations. Assignments include annotated bibliography, book review, and a final paper. Second-quarter continuation of research seminar available (HIST299S or HIST402).
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5
Instructors: Stokes, L. (PI)
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