HIST 3042 Kings, Courts, and Society in Early Modern Europe
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 24.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
The role of monarchs, their courts, and their armies in the shaping of European politics from 1500 to 1750. Theories of kingship, the education and self-image of royalty, management of nobility, changes in military technology and organization, and the development of bureaucracy, taxation strategies, and mercantilist policies.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.