HIST 7220X Early Modern Europe

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Europe from 1350 to 1650. Topics include the emergence of the 'Renaissance' in Italy and in Northern Europe; courtly and civic culture; humanism, the arts, and education; the printing revolution; guilds and confraternities; capitalism and mercantilism; European exploration and 'discovery'; the religious Reformations; the development of absolute monarchy; the Scientific Revolution; and the overall character of Europe's transition to modernity.


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