HIST 321: Modern France
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Surveys two centuries of French history presenting an introduction to the multidisciplinary study of culture, politics, and society. Course begins with the 1789 French Revolution, covering the nation’s long and difficult transition to democracy and ends with the consideration of enduring discourses of liberty, equality, and secularism in the contemporary political and social landscape. Covers major events such as revolutions, wars, and uprisings, as well as the experiences of ordinary citizens, social practices, and cultural techniques. Limited to three attempts.