Department of History - Dulles Hall.
Department of History - Dulles Hall.
Course Number Course Title Course Description Levelsort descending Field of Study
7265 Studies in French History

Selected topics in French political, social, cultural, and intellectual history and historiography.

Graduate European History; Modern European History
7269 Studies in German History

Graduate readings in German and European history.

Graduate European History; Modern European History
8250 Seminar in Modern European History

Graduate Research Seminar in Modern European History. Topics will vary.

Graduate European History; Modern European History
8260 Seminar in French History

Graduate Research Seminar in French History. Topics will vary.

Graduate European History; Modern European History
7250 Studies in 19th Century European History

Readings in 19th Century European History.

Graduate European History; Modern European History
7255 Studies in 20th Century European History

This intensive reading course is designed to give graduate students an introduction to historiographical questions in 20th-century European history.

Graduate European History; Modern European History
7259 European Thought and Culture, 19th-20th Century

Major developments in literature, philosophy, science, and the arts, 19th to 20th century.

Graduate European History; Modern European History
2251 Empires and Nations in Eastern Europe, 1500-Present

Comparative study of the Ottoman, Habsburg, and Russian empires, and their successor states in eastern Europe, from 1500 to the present.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
2260 European Thought and Culture, 19th Century

European cultural developments in 19th century: romanticism, realism, existentialism: Shelley, Flaubert, Dostoevsky, Darwin, Marx, Nietzsche.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
2261 European Thought and Culture, 20th Century

Major developments in 20th century literature, philosophy, science, and the arts.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
2270 Love in the Modern World

History of love in philosophy, literature, and art, focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
2252 People on the Move: Migration in Modern Europe

Study of migration movements in Europe from the age of industrialization to the present. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format.

Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3250 Revolutionary and Napoleonic Europe, 1750-1815

A survey of European but especially French history from the crisis of the Old Regime to the end of the wars of the French Revolution.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
2250 Empires and Nations in Western Europe, 1500 - Present

Comparative study of the Modern European Overseas Empires from the "age of discovery" to the postcolonial present. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3251 History of Europe in the 19th Century

Major trends and developments in 19th century European history.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
2275 Children and Childhood in the Western World

History of children, childhood and youth in the Western World from Antiquity to the present. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3253 20th Century Europe to 1950

Exploration of the major historical events and issues from approximately 1900 to 1950.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3275 Religion and its Critics in Modern Europe

Religion and its critics in Western Culture since 1789. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq: English 1110.xx and any History 2000-level course, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3254 Europe since 1950

Europe from Division to Unification.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3710 European Environmental History

Environmental history of Europe from ancient to modern times. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format.

Prereq: English 1110.xx and any History 2000-level course, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3260 Britain in the 19th Century

An introduction to the political, economic, and social history of Britain and the British empire from the eighteenth to early twentieth century.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3261 Britain in the 20th Century

History of Britain and the British Empire in the Twentieth Century.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3262 France in the 19th Century

Study of the major political, economic, social, and cultural transformations between the defeat of Napoleon and World War I.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3263 France in the 20th Century

Study of the major political, economic, social, and cultural transformations between the Dreyfus Affair and the postcolonial present.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3264 19th Century German History

Exploration from 1806 to 1914 of the cultural, economic, political, and social history of the peoples and territories included in the German Empire after 1871.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3265 20th-Century German History

Exploration from 1914 to the present of German cultural, economic, political, and social history.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3266 History of Spain, 1469-Present

Unification of the thrones; the rise and fall of empire; rivalry with Portugal; Napoleon to the Civil War; Franco and the Post-Franco Era.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3267 Modern Greece

Greece from 1453 to the present; Turkish rule, War of Independence, emergence of the modern state; focus on political, social, and cultural developments.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3268 Eastern Europe in the 19th Century

Study of the political, economic, social and cultural transformations and the rise of nationalism in the Balkans and East-Central Europe.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3269 Eastern Europe in the 20th Century

Survey of East European history from World War I to the post-communist era.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3270 History of World War I

Origins, conduct, and consequences of the First World War in global context.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3525 19th Century European International History

History of the international relations and diplomacy of Europe from the French Revolution to the First World War.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3526 20th-Century European International History

Europe and the World, 1914-2001.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
3712 Science and Society in Modern Europe

History of science in modern Europe from Scientific Revolution to contemporary climate science and genetics.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
4250 Readings in Modern European History

Advanced readings on selected topics in Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
E4250 Readings in Modern European History

Advanced readings on selected topics in Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
H4250 Readings in Modern European History (Honors)

Advanced readings on selected topics in Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
4255 Research Seminar in Modern European History

Advanced research and writing on selected topics in Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
E4255 Research Seminar in Modern European History

Advanced research and writing on selected topics in Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
H4255 Research Seminar in Modern European History (Honors)

Advanced research and writing on selected topics in Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
5250 Special Topics in Modern European History

Advanced course in Modern European History. Topics Vary.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
1212 Western Civilization, 17th Century to Present

Political, scientific, and industrial revolutions; nationalism; the two World Wars; the decline of empires; the Cold War.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History
2204 Modern European History

Examination of selected themes from the history of Modern Europe from the French Revolution to the Present.

Undergraduate European History; Modern European History