HIST 360. Europe from Louis XIV to the French Revolution (1600-1800). 3 Hours.
Focusing chiefly on France, a study of European society between 1600 and 1799,
with emphasis on social and political developments, in particular the rise of absolute monarchy and the modern state. In addition, study includes the so-called Scientific Revolution and the intellectual culture of the Enlightenment, as well as the economic, social, and political crises that preceded the French Revolution. The end of the course focuses on the French Revolution itself.