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