HIST 635: Problems in European History

HIST 635-004: Revolutions in the Atlantic
(Fall 2023)

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM W

Innovation Hall 316

Section Information for Fall 2023

The American Revolution was the first of a series of revolutions that occurred in the Atlantic region during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. These upheavals extended from the US to France, Haiti, Ireland, and Latin America. This readings course will examine the factors contributing to the revolutions, the extent to which democratic ideology played a role in the upheavals, and the nature of the revolutionary settlement in disparate places. It will compare and contrast different regions as well as explore the connections between them, including the of role international slave trade and the exchange of people, goods, and ideas. Students will read a book per week and write two short analytical book reviews, as well as complete a longer (10-12 page) synthetic essay, based on class readings.   


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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Investigates selected problems. Readings, discussions, development of bibliographies. Primary sources used where possible. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lec/Sem #1, Lec/Sem #2, Lec/Sem #3, Lec/Sem #4, Lec/Sem #5, Lec/Sem #6, Lec/Sem #7, Lec/Sem #8, Lec/Sem #9, Lecture, Sem/Lec #10, Sem/Lec #11, Sem/Lec #12, Sem/Lec #13, Sem/Lec #14, Sem/Lec #15, Sem/Lec #16, Sem/Lec #17, Sem/Lec #18
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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